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Critics and scholars read Zander Blom’s art as a contemporary South African revision of Modernism.
Foodcorp, the third largest food company in South Africa, is a leading manufacturer of branded food products, and an official supplier of Design Indaba.
Born in 1939, South African trumpeter, bandleader, composer and lyricist, Hugh Masekela, is loved by jazz, bebop, funk and Afrobeat fans the world over.
Laduma Ngxokolo is a South African textile and knitwear designer, best known for his men's knitwear range inspired by traditional Xhosa beadwork.
The reality of fictions
Roger Ballen’s photographs defy socio-political explanation and other verbalisations of meaning. It’s an existential journey.
Aboda is the lifestyle design studio of designer sculptor Pamela Schroeder.
Black and white colour
Local photography legend David Goldblatt celebrates his 80th birthday today. Design Indaba pays tribute to his life and his work.
Lorenzo Nassimbeni ™
Architect Lorenzo Nassimbeni works at the intersection of architecture and fine art, inspired by the urban landscape.
20Q: Nontsikelelo Veleko
She's still looking for a creative muse but she's fared exceptionally well without one. Photographer Lolo Veleko is just starting.
Kathryn White explores the supposedly sexually aware advertising industry, exposing more than a few ironies.
Empowering your creativity.
When it seems that one man's life has been divinely designed to create the logo for Africa's biggest even, can we call it only destiny?
Trinket Design is a jewellery range by Elske Nel that includes bespoke brooches, bracelets and rings. Each item evokes a tangible sense of story.
Banini Baby is a children’s fashion and décor brand focussing on a modern African aesthetic.
Snapp Design is a South African product design studio by Jonathan Fundudis and Renko Nieman.
Formed in March 2005 by Peta-Lee Woolf, PETA-LEE trains, guides and works with local felters to produce her creations.
Ronel Jordaan creates handmade high-end soft furniture from ecofriendly felt.
Photographer Ross Garrett and stylist Caroline Olavarrieta evoke an austere vision of the future pastoral.
But is it “African”?
You’d think that, as a designer based in Africa, it would be easy to answer the question “What constitutes African design?”
The indigenous style
Design duo Adriaan Hugo and Katy Taplin are designing a cross-cultural commonality through abstraction.
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Graham Leigh is director and retail branding specialist for the HKLM Group in South Africa. Leigh uses his architectural background to create cohesive spaces.
Muzi Kuzwayo is a South African businessman, author and professor. He currently holds the position of Non-Executive Director of Spur Corporation Limited.
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