Student Work

Honest Cotton

Honest Cotton

Came across this work yesterday done by Copywriter Dylan Rohleder and Art Director/photographer Danielle Clough while students at Red and Yellow last year. The campaign is a self-initiated one for clothing company American Apparel. After some research, Dylan and Danielle found American Apparel to be the 2nd most trusted brand […]

Origami fashion by Marisha Eygelaar

Origami fashion by Marisha Eygelaar

The fashion industry will always find new heights, and it’s with designers like Marisha Eygelaar, and her end year self-expression clothing range, that this saying will continue to be true.

Featured: Michelle Viljoen

Featured: Michelle Viljoen

Michelle Viljoen graduated with honours from AAA Cape Town last year. This is a collection of the best work she produced while studying Graphic Design. A major hobby of Michelle’s is photography which is why she started her blog – papercitylife and her tumblr blog. Papercitylife was also her inspiration […]

Graduate short film – Behind Closed Doors

Graduate short film – Behind Closed Doors

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/17027425[/vimeo] Behind Closed Doors is a short film written and directed by AFDA graduate, Philippa Caddow. The film is set in a house with a history and every scene is shot through the wardrobe. “The idea is that a wardrobe spans the ages and is the silent witness to our […]

Graduate Series: Renée Rossouw

Graduate Series: Renée Rossouw

Renée Rossouw calls herself a graphic-orientated & colour-fixated designer from South Africa. She has had a  life long obsession with comics, colour, uniforms and quirky movie lines developed during 2010 into her primary interest – graphic pattern-making and the application of it onto textiles and three dimensional everyday objects. This particular project is […]

Graduate Series: Nina Koegelenberg

Graduate Series: Nina Koegelenberg

Nina is a design graduate from AAA Cape Town. Featured are two of her final year projects. The first, V//SU (vee-zoo), is a local magazine that aims to discover the small treasures and interesting characters of the often forgotten small towns of South Africa. Her second project works similarly to PostSecret […]

Student print ad for Land Rover Defender

Student print ad for Land Rover Defender

We recently featured a print ad for the Land Rover Defender by ad agency Y&R over here. This is a group of students’ interpretation of the same brand and product. The designer on the project, Matthew Jay, tells us a bit about the concept, “Most Land Rover ads focus on […]

Oerknal gestalt 1.1 Mixed Media on Fabriano (200grm) 105cm x 144cm

Graduate Series: Hilde Alet Malan

Hilde is a 4th Year Graduate at the University of Stellenbosch. This body of work, undertaken this year, has its roots in her previous three years of Fine Art studio practice. She tells us about her process and style, “Originally I worked with natural forms found in botanical subjects and […]

Call for Illustrators for UCT’s SAX Appeal

Call for Illustrators for UCT’s SAX Appeal

UCT’s RAG (Remember and Give) is busy putting together their annual SAX Appeal. The satirical magazine is Cape Town’s biggest student-run publication and is sold by the students around the city to raise money for SHAWCO (Student Health and Welfare Centres Organisation). This year they’re aiming to sell more editions […]

Graduate Series: Maxine Sutton

Graduate Series: Maxine Sutton

Maxine Sutton is a fashion design graduate from Elizabeth Galloway Academy of Fashion Design. This is her Self Expression range photographed by Adriaan Louw. Get in touch with Maxine at sutton.maxine@gmail.com.

Graduate Series: Kirsten Townsend

Graduate Series: Kirsten Townsend

Kirsten is a graduate from the Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography. She studied applied design majoring in graphic design and art direction. Her Bansky-inspired campaign above was her take on a band poster for This Quilt’s album Popular Pollution. The project was timed to go out at the same […]

Graduate Series: Martin Joel’s Font Creation

Graduate Series: Martin Joel’s Font Creation

  Martin Joel, a Vega Joburg 2010 Graduate, has created a font to be released in the first quarter of 2011. The font is inspired by the City of Johannesburg and is called Blackgold®. Its family comes in Regular, Italic, Light, Light Italic, Bold and Bold Italic. For more from […]

Abri De Swardt

GRADEX’10

Gradex is the grad student exhibition for the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Stellenbosch. The exhibition is a student-led initiative, featuring a selection of works by Jewellery Design, Fine Arts and Visual Communication Design graduates. With the support of teaching staff, final year students take full responsibility […]