Emile Kruger is the man behind The Whippet Cycling Co. From the repurposed container in which the shop and workshop is housed, to the custom bikes he builds for customers, Emile’s approach is all about re-purposing and re-building what already exists into something new that can be enjoyed again.
Series: Made In
Chapel was founded by Caleb Pedersen in 2009 after an unsuccessful search for a good-looking, locally made backpack to use while cycling around Cape Town.
Nicola ‘Nix’ Davies is a conceptual artist. Her studio, Let There Be Light, is in the chirpy, upbeat Side Street Studios in Woodstock, where she collaborates and interacts with people with different backgrounds, skills and interests.
Los Muertos Motorcycles is combining serious film production, custom motorcycle building, retro biking themed apparel, coffee and cake in a clubhouse-inspired space in Bo-Kaap.
AUGUSTINE is a menswear label that gives true meaning to the buzz term, ‘bespoke’.
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.
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.
Math Room is the home, studio and exhibition space of artist Frederick Clarke.
Superella is the fashion label under which Ella Buter designs and works. Her style is whimsical and playful, but underpinned by thoughtful design elements.
Product design and manufacture brand, Kraftisan™, was launched in 2011 by young industrial designer, Lucas R Adams. Having recently moved into Side Street Studios in Woodstock, Cape Town, he invited us round to see his new place.
Laura Windvogel is the lady behind Dear Dorothy, a vintage label and vintage-inspired line of clothing and hair accessories. Her studio space in Cape Town’s CBD is shared with an assortment of other creatives and plays host to the occasional gin soiree.
Shai and Wayne Hirschen are a local sound engineering duo that take their art very seriously. We got to hang out at their beautiful studio, Dreamspace Recording Studio, one day in Woodstock and asked them some questions:
We recently visited the Frank Böhm Studio to take some pictures and quizz them about their creative space. Take a look…
Prototype collection ™ is a pop-up design concept store that showcases the work of David Krynauw, Antonie Grobler from Individua, Mark from Luna, Jared Odell Furniture & Design and Anthony Martin with his Drift furniture™.
Brand new store in Obs, Moose, is brimming with charm from the astro turf floor to Morris the Moose who is mounted high up on the wall. We asked Mel and Adeline about their creative space.