Featured artist: Ruan Hoffman

Featured artist: Ruan Hoffman

Celebrated South African artist Ruan Hoffman has recently been in the Netherlands creating a series of one hundred plates. Each plate is unique and handcrafted. Self-portraits make up some of the series while inspiration for the rest comes from many sources. These vary greatly with a 1660 Amsterdam city map, the effects of […]

VISI 52 introduces new direction for the magazine

VISI 52 introduces new direction for the magazine

VISI’s 52nd edition out this December is a keepsake edition and features VISI’s predicitions on the people, designs and trends that will shape 2011. It is the first in a new direction planned for the magazine by editor, Jacquie Myburgh Chemaly. The new era of VISI aims to make each magazine a […]

HeartGingers flash mob

HeartGingers flash mob

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zE8cYVwcSkc[/youtube] On their quest to unite gingers and spread the ginger love, HeartGingers arranged a ginger flash mob at Synergy Live music festival. This is how it went down.

The Butcher’s FRIDAY CUT

One week until I’m officially on leave and I can already taste freedom. This is the last friday cut for the year so I hope you enjoy. Have a fantastic Festive Season and keep safe. CLICK HERE to download the Cut.

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Gig Poster picks of 2010 by Social Contract

Social Contract is a South African music poster blog. They collect the latest and raddest gig posters and upload them onto their site. In doing so they have created a visual calendar of upcoming events and shows by the best  local designers and illustrators. Here is a list of some of their favourites from this […]

Casablanca Night Mischief – Win Tickets

Grolsch is hosting Casablanca Night Mischief on the 18th of December, this should be an party of epic proportions featuring the following rad acts: Nomadic orchestra (Balkan band) Honey Bee (sexy swing DJ) Charl and co (a collective DJ group) A screening of a short fim by Charl Parker will […]

MK 5de Avontoer: Win tickets

MK 5de Avontoer: Win tickets

  As the end of the year ambushes us once again it’s time for another Avontoer. The five year old, 5 day tour shows no sign of slowing down with 10 local bands on board. Jack Parow, Tidal Waves, Isochronous, Mr Cat & the Jackal, Zinkplaat, Die Tuindwergies, Glaskas, No One’s Arc, Wrestlerish, The Pretty […]

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Tank’s Sites of the Year 2010

Tank is a super simple site builder that provides beautiful template designs for the front of your website and a content-management application with easy to follow instructions for the backend. Just about anyone can use Tank and their basic services are for free. Depending on how advanced your web designing skills are you […]

Sweetheart

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/17122554[/vimeo] The official trailer for a 26 minute short film produced by The Be Phat Motel Film Company. A retro-styled black and white genre-bender set against the backdrop of an escalating cold war, ‘Sweetheart’ sees a young housewife alone in a remote farmhouse when her family don’t return from a […]

Greg Davies documents Dustin Holmes’ screenprinting process

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/16615836[/vimeo] Dustin Holmes is a BTECH student from Durban who has been developing his illustration style over the last year by designing gig posters. For this documentary-style video his friend Greg Davies spent the day in his studio capturing the screenprinting process of one of his designs. The video is entitled Artisan Screenprinting / Dustin Holmes and was […]

Gallery space to rent

Gallery space to rent

Raw Vision Gallery in Woodstock will be renting out the gallery space on a month to month basis from Feb next year. The space is available to artists and photographers interested in either solo or group shows. Contact Mike Fisher if you’re interested at fishermike@mac.com or contact the gallery at info@rawvisiongallery.com.

The Toast Enterprise

The Toast Enterprise

  Marcelle Smith has combined her BA degree in visual communication with her chef’s diploma to create a unique events company, The Toast Enterprise. Toast specialises in event styling, branding, stationery and packaging. Marcelle’s ideal is to re-invent boring eating spaces and in the future wants Toast set trends in the food industry. Have a look at the […]

Merry Christmas from Rademan Studios

Merry Christmas from Rademan Studios

We featured the work of freelance graphic designer Reinier Rademan a little while ago over here. While he has been super busy rebranding Rademan Studios, he reminds us all to take a breather this holiday.

Easy Christmas shopping on shop.10and5

Christmas time is a time for eating,  beaching (and feeling like a beached whale from all the eating), being merry, time with the family – and – the mad rush for last minute christmas shopping. If you are like me, you want to avoid the stress of running wild under […]

In the Beginning + Ardmore Ceramics

In the Beginning + Ardmore Ceramics

In the Beginning were tasked with the job of translating the much sought after ceramic work of Ardmore Ceramics into a textile range of silk scarves, fabric design, furniture design (couch and ottoman), as well as tableware for the range. The challenge was to translate the essence of the ceramics into a […]