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Look ma, no skool
Ontwerp.TV have struck a balance between commercial output and their ideals by generating influential underground marketing.
Don't hate me because I'm gorgeous
Photographer Nontsikelelo Veleko captures the frayed edges of trends and reconstituted spaces.
All that glitters
Design Indaba asks four resident jewellery designers of Egoli, city of gold, to explain what's worth its weight in bling.
Gardening on pavements
Lloyd Gedye and Michael MacGarry explain the value of a physical publication to an independent music scene.
Fanfest proposal by Grid
"If the world were to play a match on Mars what colours would we be wearing?" ask Grid in their vision for the 2010 Fanfests.
Fanfest proposal by Enterprise IG
Enterprise IG used the layout of a football pitch in creating the venue for the greatest party ever.
Beverley Price’s unique jewellery is inspired by western as well as indigenous South African goldsmithing and ritual objects.
Nine large-scale metal tree sculptures with colourful, rotating mid-sections have given new life to Juta Street in Johannesburg.
Notes from the Fashion Indaba
Twenty thousand jobs were lost in 2003, another estimated 16 000 more in 2004. South Africa's clothing and textile industry is in crisis.
Get a piece of the action
piece, a Johannesburg-based design organisation, will showcase the work of a number of talented crafters at the 2005 Design Indaba Expo.
Workshop with Malcom Garret
The question most frequently asked concerned how from my experience, I thought this group of students compared to others in the UK.
From the archives: Workshop with Paula Scher
The assignment required the attendees to create or define a business or organisation.
Design Indaba interviews creative director Kassie Naidoo.
Cultural zoos for the new millennium?
In another seventy years or so, the most remarkable feature of the new millennium will be the appearance of the first "culture zoos".
A collection of images of the urban landscape by photographer Marc Shoul.
Go to any city in South Africa and take a look at what's hanging on the lampposts. Not much, really.
Beads have become a tourist delight, but what about beads as a symbol of another reality, writes Moshidi Motshegwa.
Three tales of Jozi
Rodney Place, Johan van Wyk and Muzi Kuzwayo offer three different takes on the city of gold.
What goes around comes around
Fast-forwarding into the future, fashion increasingly rewinds to the past.
Portrait of the artist as a young woman
Interview with the artist currently known as Usha.
Screw the Millennium, it's really 1917 and we are all living in Moscow
South Africa was the second nation in history to create an opportunity to rewrite its own cultural language. Garth Walker explores why so little has changed.
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