Geraldine is a jeweller, and works out of the popular Parkhurst store, Tinsel. She specialises in one-of-a-kind pieces, but also creates beautiful ranges that reflect her fancies and aesthetic.
Tag: My Day Job – Creative Careers
Maria Fidel Regueros is the curator and part owner of ROOM, a small, but significant exhibition space in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.
See-Saw-Do is a Cape Town based social enterprise using their design skills for good. They create engaging and visual-centred environments where children in underprivileged communities can develop and learn.
Jason Hobbs is an Information Architect and User Experience Designer. He’s got a lot to say on the subject, and regularly does so when he presents papers at UX conferences around the world.
Andrea Burgener is at the heart and in the kitchen of Joburg’s favourite eatery, The Leopard. She is well known for her creative approach, which extends well beyond the culinary, infusing her décor flair, and restaurant’s ethos.
Candice Wyatt-Minter is an award winning and internationally recognised hairdresser. Her cuts are distinct and unique, and can be seen gracing the heads of all the who’s who of Joburg’s most stylish trendsetters.
The Zamani Project is a team doing some amazing work recording and digitalizing heritage sites and structures for future generations.
Neo Muyanga is a composer born in Soweto, into a long line of traditional composers and musicians. We found out what it’s like to have his very busy and very creative day job.
Hoping to enhance art publishing in South Africa, Bronwyn Law-Viljoen and Oliver Barstow founded FOURTHWALL Books. The company publishes beautifully designed and written books on art, architecture and photography.
Colus Havenga is originally from the Western Cape but is now based in San Diego, California where he works as an animator & stereographer and runs his own t-shirt label.
Every now and then we like to catch up with SA creatives doing their thing abroad. This week we’re interviewing Agata Karolina Niemkiewicz about her day job as a systems and product designer in Eindhoven.
Artist management and event design company GRIET manages cream of the crop SA artists such as Haezer, Lark, Double-Adapter, Yesterday’s Pupil and kidofdoom and has thrown the best parties you’ve ever been to. We caught up with Dom and Johan from GRIET to ask about their day job.
Greg Fell is in the independent film game. He co-owns a company called The African Attachment who have spent this year traveling the world filming ultra athletes and races. We found out what it’s like to have his day job.
Soft Light City is Jax van Heerden – Creative Director, Johhny de Ridder – Composer & Engineer and Theunis Uys – Producer. Together they compose and produce original music for TV and radio ads. We spoke to Theunis about his day job:
After reading about Tecla Ciolfi’s Oppikoppi experience on her music (and a bit of other stuff) blog Texx and the City, we had to find out what it takes to be a music writer in South Africa. So we asked.