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#MakeChange: The creation of SHE
Celeste Theron had an entrepreneurial streak in primary school: she sold her art work to the teachers. Now she's empowering other women to be entrepreneurs too.
Lesedi MJ Mogale
Lesedi MJ Mogale is a Pretoria-based photographer and part of the 2015 Emerging Creatives programme.
Koketso Mohlala is a jewellery designer, owner of Ditsala Designs and part of the 2015 Emerging Creatives programme.
Jennifer Bradley is the owner of design business Damn Good Looking and is a 2015 Emerging Creative.
Celeste Theron is an artist, co-founder of design collective She and a 2015 Emerging Creative.
Design Team creates fabrics, homeware and clothing featuring local iconography.
Afro Delft offers limited-edition artistic tableware designed by Anna-Carien Goosen.
Tastes like the Voortrekker Monument
As an ode to their hometown, a group of designers recreates the city of Pretoria in icing sugar, nougat, coconut and biscuits.
Offis System by Raw Studio
Raw Studio unveils a sleek system of furniture to suit the changing needs of modern work habits.
In the last five years Maneki has grown from strength to strength, opening three outlets in South Africa.
Five Past Five Design
Five Past Five offer design-driven products and services, specialising in prototypical development and conceptual design.
Gideon Naude's Unison Movement makes unique contemporary lifestyle items and accessories.
A well respected soul man, vinyl junkie and crate digger, Sakhile Ndlazi aka DJ Bubbles will be performing at Design Indaba Music 2014.
Katlego Serepo is a fashion designer and blogger and part of the 2014 Emerging Creatives programme.
Pretoria's WitOpWit (WOW) captures the nostalgia of South African cities in their one-of-a-kind laser cut designs.
Michiel van Staden
Michiel van Staden designs clothing and accessories. He is part of the 2013 Emerging Creatives programme.
20 eight is a product design company based in Pretoria.
South African Post Office
A variety of design and printing techniques is used for stamps made by the South African Post Office, so that they can convey their message wherever they go.
Molten and Sielja Voss
Martli Jansen van Rensburg (Molten) and Sielja Voss have been working as artists and glass designers for the past ten years.
RAW Studios offers design, prototyping, testing and production of in-house products and corporate solutions in sustainably sourced engineered materials.
The art of science
Integrating engineering and art, Michaella Janse van Vuuren has stumbled upon infinite applications for rapid prototyping.
Working primarily in graphic design, she is passionate and tireless about producing work that is underpinned by a rich sense of warmth and personality.
Providing the right solution between cool design and peace of mind, ZenKaya is a new local concept for prefab living and working space.
Blurring the brief
Iconic theatre impresario and iconoclastic designer, Pluto Panoussis presents a retrospective spanning 10 years of his theatre posters.
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