The recent winner at Absa L’Atelier talks to Hakeem Adam about masculinity, the politics of art and using the keffiyeh as her canvas.
Embroidery is not an enemy of the digital age. Five artists from across Africa share their groundbreaking works and thoughts on the age-old art form.
Behold, the hoop art of your dreams! We take a look at the needlework of Cape Town-based designer-maker Andie Reeves.
Cynthia Fan’s floral designs are loose and fluid, accentuating the beauty of their individual elements. See arrangements of her stunning stems here.
Owning a small business is full of risk and rewards. Get to know the entrepreneurs behind online-based Pâtisserie Studio, LionHeart.
Patience and play go hand in hand when making perfume. We visited fragrance alchemist Agata Karolina to learn how it’s done.
Debbie Turner’s day job as a senior digital designer at Liquorice Agency had her eager to experiment with a more tactile art form. The medium of collage fit this bill.
A beautifully embroidered vintage racket, some totally bizarre but delightful illustrated GIFs and an EP that’s at once danceable and intriguing.
Rounded corners, non-symmetrical shapes, weird, unshapely shapes, shapes like ears and the outlines of eyes – these are the many shapes of WAIF.
RAKKY is for people who find joy in wearing something unusual, who appreciate the peculiar and who aren’t averse to a bit of anti-minimalism.
For Amor Coetzee, creating is the ultimate freedom, a standpoint which led her to establish Dayfeels as an outlet for the simple line drawings and clay pieces that she creates.
Fantastic cover art (x2), tote bags for steppin’/poppin’/groovin’ out, a sweet short film and a beautiful game about music and connections.
Minimalism speaks of restraint: it’s about adding nothing more, or less, than what is essential. This can easily translate to be harsh or uninspiring, but a minimal approach can also lead to something that is aesthetically beautiful and truly satisfying. This is what we wanted to highlight in our minimal-list, […]
A collection of beautiful, local art and design items that would make a welcome addition to any home – organised according to colour.
Ceramic Factory’s quirky ceramic items take the form of robo-dogs, dinosaurs and even Darth Vader. Emphasising fun, functionality and affordability as key staples; Rial Visagie founded Ceramic Factory in December 2012 and has since been dreaming up a delightful new collection every six months.