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Something from nothing
Solar Foods’ photosynthesis-inspired process is creating a new future for food.
Many hands, light work
The David Krut Projects art gallery in Johannesburg presents a collection of photogravures by South African artist William Kentridge.
Ten local designers and brands were awarded for their sustainability practices at the Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2022.
Dressed to the nines
SAFW award-winning menswear designer Samkelo Boyde Xaba is a Design Indaba Emerging Creative for 2022.
Into the woods
The pandemic inspired UK-based artist Oliver Chalk’s move from creating fabric installations to sculpting wood
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
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