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Thabiso is an illustrator from Durban whose work focusses mostly on portraits.
The fashion designer's work merges tradition with contemporary fashion.
A Conceptual Designer with an interest in the way children use toys to learn and grow.
Tiaan Beukes is one designer that will not be put in a box when it comes to his designs.
Motion Graphics Designer
Ben Myres is ready to put South Africa at the forefront of game design.
Kgaugelo Rakgwale is a self-taught artist who believes in capturing a message.
Didintle Ntshudisane shines light on being a creative stylist.
The designer is here to reinvent and represent.
The creative hopes to create a platform that helps people do what they love.
Johannes Sebotshane Sithole
Maggie De Vos
Ntombegugu Peteni a fashion designer changing up the industry.
The 22 year-old hopes to add his contemporary ceramics to South Africa's design scene.
RICH IS BLACK and Vice Versa dealt with social issues including race, emotions and insecurities.
Leah Bessa incorporates insects into delicious foods.
Stephanie Mzee has taken on visual art as a cultural statement.
Jessica Middleton a Cape Town-based illustrator is currently making moves in the industry.
Balini Naidoo has become a pioneer for the blind community.
Sifiso Shange is a 26-year-old industrial design.
Minenhle Siphesihle Ntuli
Minenhle Ntuli is a versatile creative known for photography, graphic design and architecture.
Neliswa Mpungose has found art and design due to her love for coffee, which is how she is changing the industry.
A Capetonian designer and artist who sees every aspect of life as an opportunity to create.
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First ever Ghana Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale designed by David Adjaye
• Duration: 00:43:07
9 May 19
The historic event is a celebration of Ghana's untapped cultural capital.
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Six creative crowdfunding projects worth supporting this April
12 Apr 18
Five examples of great design from Singapore
17 Sep 18
Designer Thebe Magugu explores escapism in his latest collection
1 Feb 18
This short film is a meditation on the joys girlhood
12 Feb 16
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