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ICFF Studio rounds up 11 young furniture designers
14 May 15
These prototypes by emerging talent from around the world will be shopped to manufacturers at this year’s ICFF Studio in New York.
Objects with a distorted sense of reality
12 May 15
“Distorted”, the collaboration between Monica Albini and Adriana C. Cota, will make you think twice about the objects on display.
Going his own way
9 Apr 15
Latest work by Thulisizwe Mamba, Durban-based graphic designer determined to develop his own viewpoint.
30 Mar 15
ECAL Master’s graduate Hongchao Wang creates a series of abstract store window displays for luxury French brand Hermés.
How the Pinda table was born
27 Mar 15
The evolution of Siyanda Mbele’s Pinda table is the story of his growth as a designer finding a place for traditional African aesthetics in contemporary design.
Joburg Her Homeburg
23 Mar 15
Rendani Nemakhavhani, graphic designer and frequent taxi commuter, captures the hustle and style of Joburg’s streets in her work.
Lost in the euphoria of creating
1 Mar 15
Emerging Creative Rich Mnisi tells us about the inspiration behind his fashion brand, OATH
Patterns and pleats
24 Feb 15
Jennifer Jacobs tells us about pattern making and how it can empower and inspire.
Experiments in the darkroom
11 Feb 15
In this exclusive interview, military man and photographer Lesedi Mogale exposes a little of himself as he talks books, porn and using a disposable camera.
Born to create
4 Feb 15
Emerging Creative Bonga Jwambi designs with an impulse to make things no one has seen before.
Every surface a canvas
27 Jan 15
Emerging Creative Maria Uys explains the appeal of felt, the freedom of being a surface designer and why she's mad about the colour orange.
21 Jan 15
Recent architecture graduate Nikki Onderstall uses accurate geographic information in model-sculptures to examine Cape Town's city planning.
A flair for fashion
16 Jan 15
Up-and-coming South African designer Jason Sandows tells us about his passion for creative expression.
Veggies in vogue
6 Jan 15
South Africa design graduate Tarryn Chudleigh whips up a fresh new way to think about food and fashion.
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