Joburg

Self-Starters: StartupCherry

Self-Starters: StartupCherry

  StartupCherry in Johannesburg is a specialist training service that focuses on the ‘science of startups’. They help people become successful Self-Starters, by giving them the specialised skills and knowledge to be able to transform their ‘aha moment’ into a functional and lucrative business.   Startup Cherry will be hosting a […]

My Day Job: Geraldine Fenn

My Day Job: Geraldine Fenn

Geraldine is a jeweller, and works out of the popular Parkhurst store, Tinsel. She specialises in one-of-a-kind pieces, but also creates beautiful ranges that reflect her fancies and aesthetic.

Made In Newtown: NewARC Studios

Made In Newtown: NewARC Studios

Collaboration, interaction and support are at the heart of Newtown’s artists’ studios, NewARC. We chatted to Anthea and Louise of the non-profit organisation Assemblage to find out more about the space.

At Portfolio Night 2013

At Portfolio Night 2013

Federico Freschi, the Executive Dean of FADA at UJ opened the first ever Portfolio Night event in SA last night. The event, hosted by McCann Johannesburg, brought together some 37 creative directors, the industry leaders, who put aside agency rivalry to participate for the greater good of the creative industry.

POV Female Johannesburg

POV Female Johannesburg

First taking place in 2011, each year the POV (point of view) Female project promotes and publishes the work of five female photographers from one major city in the world. For 2013 the focus is on Johannesburg.

Inside Instant Grass’s JHB Office

Inside Instant Grass’s JHB Office

  Angie Batis – Art Director, Lucky Pony blogger and co-owner of Wolves and The Good Luck Club in Joburg – teamed up with Nicholas Christowitz – freelance designer and co-founder of Says Who – to design the Instant Grass Joburg office.   Instant Grass is a consumer collaboration agency whose […]

Made In Parkhurst: MØDERNIST

Made In Parkhurst: MØDERNIST

Anikesh Ramani and Gavin Thomas individually source and recommission all the Mid-Century and Scandinavian pieces that can be found in Parkhurst’s most stylish furniture store, MØDERNIST.

The Postcard Revival Project

The Postcard Revival Project

14 of Joburg’s most creative residents have each contributed an original artwork to The Postcard Revival Project, depicting in a single image what makes this city unique for them.

Out of Office I Voodoo Lily Café

Out of Office I Voodoo Lily Café

Voodoo Lily Café in Birdhaven is a best-kept-secret place to work from. Although it’s popular with the lunch crowd who don’t seem to ever work, if you get a table in a corner you’re guaranteed no distractions, free and fast Internet access and the chance to get a lot of work done in a very pleasant setting.

At The Winter Sculpture Fair 2013

At The Winter Sculpture Fair 2013

The first Winter Sculpture Fair presented by MasterCard took place over the weekend. The event offered visitors a new kind of experience – we’ve had food and wine, we’ve had art shows, we’ve even had food, wine and design– but an event with sculpture as its key focus is a first in South Africa.

Out of Office I Warm&Glad

Out of Office I Warm&Glad

The unlikely location of Warm&Glad is nothing to go by. Situated halfway down Jan Smuts at 357 Alban’s Square, Craighall Park, this little cafe-cum-shop, owned and run by John Shaw, is a whole lot of cool.