Laduma Ngxokolo is a young South African designer who incorporates his own Xhosa culture into his knitwear brand, MAXHOSA by Laduma.
Part 2 of a 2 part interview with Monareng Makwetla and Mpho Twala of Velocity Afrika, about the challenges and rewards of a South African production company making ads for the rest of the continent.
Part 1 of a 2 part interview with Monareng Makwetla and Mpho Twala of Velocity Afrika, about the challenges and rewards of a South African production company making ads for the rest of the continent.
Imiso Ceramics, headed by Andile Dyalvane & Zizipho Poswa, makes upmarket ceramic artworks. We chatted to them about starting a creative business in SA.
Prufrock is the new literary magazine started by Helen Sullivan and James King. Frustrated by the lack of a local New Yorker-esque equivalent, they set about creating their own.
Dokter and Misses are Adriaan Hugo and Katy Taplin; Self-Starters, product/furniture designers and manufacturers, and husband and wife.
We chatted to Michael Leslie, the founder and director of one and a half year old, Cape Town-based creative studio, ANDPEOPLE, for our Self-Starters series.
Our next list of Self-Starters features those who’re doing things differently for themselves in the world of art, whether it’s facilitating craft and design collaborations, running an independent gallery or representing a collective of independent illustrators.
What do The Old Biscuit Mill, Indigo Properties, the Daddy Long Legs chain of off-beat accommodation and The Woodstock Exchange have in common? They’re all owned by the same three people.
Creative all-star Angie Batis Durrant has a 10 year advertising career behind her and the world at her feet.
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 […]
We speak to renowned trend analyst, founder and owner of Flux Trends, Dion Chang, for our Self-Starter series.
Loren Philips talks candidly to Founder and Creative Director of Nicework, Ross Drakes aka “The Blue Eyed Wonder”, for our series on Self-Starters.
From curated online stores to repurposed wood transformed in a milk shed; these are the product design-focussed Self-Starters we have our eye on now.
As part of our Self-Starters focus this month, we’re compiling lists of some of the creative self-starters doing exciting things within their different fields. First up is fashion.