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.
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Bronze Age is a fully functioning foundry, design studio and art gallery in Woodstock. Headed by Otto du Plessis and Charles Haupt, the Bronze Age team consists of 28 skilled crafters who work with artists like William Kentridge, Brett Murray and Wim Botha to create everything from large sculptures to bespoke jewellery pieces.
Zana is a creative brand based in Woodstock founded by Robyn and Sue Britz. Now, 2 years later, the Zana team is 7 women strong and they’re all passionate about colours, patterns and typography, which they print onto fabric and sew into bags, pouches and cushions. Their beautiful products […]
Milame and Friends is a shared jewellery studio and shop in Cape Town. The studio is occupied by three jewellers and an artist/bookkeeper while the shop has handmade products from a great selection of local designers. We first spotted their enchanting vinyl in the window designed by Hanno van Zyl, […]
Makers of Stuff is a small design studio based in Johannesburg with a focus on handmade, local and eco-friendly products.
The name and person, David Krut, occupies a prominent position in the Johannesburg, and South African, art scene. Over the past 30 years, Krut has played a significant role in promoting contemporary South African art and artists through printmaking, art book publishing and education. We step inside the print workshop to learn a little more about where all the action takes place.
Warren Editions is a professional printmaking studio in the heart of Cape Town’s Fringe District. Owner and master printer Zhané Warren shared their story with us.
Jane du Rand is a Durban-based mosaic artist whose work can be found in numerous public and private spaces around the world.
We visited the studios and workshops of Studio Number 19, Ceramic Factory and Henriette Botha to find out how they’re prepping for the Design Indaba Expo.
We took a behind the scenes look at the making of the Design Indaba Expo through studio and workshop visits with a selection of Cape Town based exhibitors.
Manufactory was founded by four freshly graduated friends to host their handmade jewellery and showcase how it’s made.
‘the atelier’ in 44 Stanley is a custom framing workshop, special editions printing studio and bespoke art bookstore, all rolled into one space. It’s open to the public, and the large glass windows provides a glimpse into a masterful world.
The ethos that underpins everything at Hunter Cycling is the pure and simple love of cycling, the thrill of the race, and the inherent fun therein. We take a peek inside this Braamfontein two-wheel clubhouse to learn a bit more about (lycra-less) cycling.
In 2007 industrial designer Adriaan Hugo and graphic designer Katy Taplin combined their skills to form Dokter and Misses. The husband and wife duo design and produce a selection of furniture, lighting and objects. Despite their varied style, you can usually tell a Dokter and Misses piece when […]
Studio Studio is the just-opened stills and film studio space of photographers, Chris Saunders and Justin McGee. We chat to Justin and Chris about their space, which is fast gaining a reputation as the hottest new place in town.