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Neo Mashigo is an advertising influencer and spearhead of authentic excellence in the field.
Nightscape at Design Indaba is set to be the immersive experience of the year
The lineup includes Petite Noir, Zaki Ibrahim, Crystal Wings, DJ Steloo, Lady Venom, Alec Lomami, Guy Buttery, Shabaka and The Ancestors and more.
Flee from the real world and plunge into the magic of mystery.
This graphic designer has a playful approach to breaking design principles and having fun with every colour in the crayon box.
This graphic designer aims to reinvigorate the craft of handmade leather accessories.
Max Bauer Nelson-Tansley
A graphic designer who is changing the mini-zine publication game in South Africa.
An aspiring product designer eager to step onto the scene and establish her own business in South Africa.
An industrial designer with a fresh take on the problems we need to solve with design.
Kristen van Niekerk
A young filmmaker who does it all – writing, animating, editing and directing.
Mapitso Thaisi is a young fashion designer with a background in occupational therapy.
Award-winning director Siphiwe Myeza-Mhlambi on his approach to storytelling
“I want everything that l do to allow me to change the world."
This Cape Town DJ will be heating up the dance floors with her set that includes some hip-hop.
Vinyl DJ’s Paul Waxon and Pierre-Estienne play back to back as Kwaitour.
Petite Noir brings his signature "noirwave" sound back to Cape Town, where he was raised.
Their electro music sound could be described as future soul or Afrofolktronica.
The South African musician and guitar player who was also voted as “one of South Africa’s most influential artists over the past decade".
Matsidiso makes handmade shoes for modern customers
The Cape Town-based label makes one-of-a-kind shoes while also giving back to its workers
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#ArchForArch 6: Bringing the Arch for Arch to life
In our final episode, we learn what it took to pull off this momentous challenge.
#ArchForArch 5: Bishop Margaret Vertue on Desmond Tutu and the true role of the church in South Africa
The anglican priest shares with us her thoughts on the Arch’s legacy in the 5th episode of our series on the Arch for Arch project.
Julia Anastasopoulos (Suzelle DIY)
This former Emerging Creative has made a name for herself as a DIY home improvement Youtube sensation.
Shine/Bookery Literacy Centre
This organisation is making a difference to the learning of young children in Kewtown Primary.
#ArchForArch 4: Albie Sachs on the remarkable legacy of Desmond Tutu
In the fourth episode of our video series, the former judge examines his relationship with the Arch.
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The designer of the Street Debater on fostering human connection through design
• Duration: 00:10:57
18 Jun 18
“I realised that Street Debating not only addresses the problem of begging but something much bigger. It’s addressing the problem of social segregation.”
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