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The creative director of furniture brand Bōpa Mmuso, Lindiwe Gugushe is a young creative in pursuit of design in all its forms.
Johannesburg-based interior architect Daniella Kilpatrick designs steel furniture that marries form and function
Mishaal Gangaram is a conceptual photographer, visual storyteller and one of Design Indaba’s Emerging Creatives for 2022
Johannesburg-based multidisciplinary product-design company Dokter and Misses’ latest collection is functional art.
Less is more
Johannesburg-based illustrator and one of Design Indaba’s Emerging Creatives for 2022, Naomi Zwane believes that portraits have power.
Light my wire
A contemporary spin on telephone wire weaving makes for a range of mesmerising pendants.
Riyaadhs Yaad is a streetwear fashion house, focusing on inclusivity, culture, sustainability and tailoring.
Siyabonga Mtshali is a 23-year-old creative entrepreneur hailing from the coast of KwaZulu Natal.
Sibusiso Zeus Feni
Sibusiso Zeus Feni holds qualifications in Marketing & Advertising and Mobile Marketing
Samkelo Boyde Xaba
Samkelo Boyde Xaba hails from Johannesburg.
Njabulo “Kwame" Maseko is a young visual storyteller
Moeko Selebalo started mark-making on lined paper using lead pencils at the tender age of 4
Mbangiso “Baso” Mabaso is a self-taught game developer and innovator.
Lundi Mlonyeni is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer.
Kyle Kemink, 24-year-old graphic designer, photographer and visual artist born and bred in Johannesburg.
Fernado describes himself as a concept developer. He has also taught himself 3D modelling.
South African-born Nuraan Khan is currently pursuing her third year in interior design at Greenside Design Centre
Mona-Lisa Mthethwa describes herself as inquisitive, determined and creative
Charity Vilakazi tells stories through photography, painting and video art
Mohau Moholane is a visual artist from Johannesburg
Katlego went to Leaders In The Science of Fashion to study and gain a better understanding of the fashion industry.
Mishaal Gangaram is a conceptual photographer and artist
Sizani's style and technique range from very refined ink drawings, to steel sculptures and sophisticated prints.
Johannesburg-based Naomi Zwane is a graphic designer, artist and illustrator
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