Rumblings in the secondary art market having given birth to a new fine art auction house, Aspire Art Auctions. We chat to the founders to find out more.
Every bit as whimsical as their name suggests, Wonderland Collective is a boutique creative studio based in Woodstock, Cape Town.
Web Bandit has recently created The Web Factory – an online service aimed at graphic designers, ad agencies and creatives which takes care of the coding that is vital in any website creation process.
Promoting the notion of “Africans telling Africa’s story”, David Larsen founded Africa Media Online which has grown to store an exceptional library of Africa’s most iconic and beautiful media collections by the likes of David Goldblatt and Greg Marinovich.
Kalashnikovv Gallery in Braamfontein challenges the status quo of who, how and where art can happen. We chat to the directors to find our more about subversion and being the enfants terribles of the Joburg art scene.
A home-grown solution to eCommerce in South Africa, Shopstar was founded by creative entrepreneur Jens Herf. The platform, which launched in August last year, was developed by a group of industry professionals in Cape Town to enable local creative businesses to easily set up shop online. We spoke […]
Lucas R. Adams and Talya Goldberg are the faces behind Nifty250, a social printing tech startup in Cape Town that prints Instagram photos in Polaroid style.
My Friend Ned is a Cape Town based model and character agency which specifically focuses on finding beautifully unusual and enigmatic characters who aren’t afraid to be themselves. Basically it’s a collection of societies beautiful misfits. We chatted to (our new friend) Candice Hatting about their work, Ned‘s new space and the […]
Finn Fitzsimons is a creative self-starter and former graduate from Vega Cape Town whose innovation in the field of information design has found him establishing his business footprint in Bulgaria. Describing himself as just “a person with ideas” he is currently mastering the art of turning his ideas into […]
Hlengiwe Vilakati is the owner and manager of Jo Anke Gallery, an independent space specialising in the representation of young artists, art dealing and consulting and artwork leasing and management. In short, she’s a Self Starter who personifies the phrase: the art of business.
Equipped with nearly a decade of agency experience, Brandt Botes went solo in order to found his own enterprise Studio Botes in 2011. The boutique design shop based in Cape Town specialises in corporate identities, packaging, design and illustration.
Bheki Dube is a young entrepreneur in South Africa’s tourism industry. He recently founded ‘Curiocity Backpackers’ situated in the heart of Maboneng. The accommodation, and the guided experiences through the inner city that it offers, allow locals and people from around the world to see Johannesburg at its finest. […]
We caught up with the Blink Tower team to find out how they built a successful business around explaining things.
27 years old and from Durban, Mathew Kieser works full time with his wife who together supply and manufacture clothing for a number of large South African retailers. Last year he began working on his own menswear label ‘SOL-SOL’.
Laduma Ngxokolo is a young South African designer who incorporates his own Xhosa culture into his knitwear brand, MAXHOSA by Laduma.