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Kate Jessica Rees
A creative mind that aims to challenge the gap of typographic design in South Africa.
Graphic designer, illustrator, chocolate enthusiast and semi-professional napper.
Fatima Mohammed Bham
A graphic designer with an acute sense of composition and visual balance.
This student creates unique handmade ceramics using South African materials.
Monique Vee is the founder of a contemporary interior and spatial design studio based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Gwendolene - illustration
Cute, unique and whimsical illustrations.
Jess Bosworth Smith
A visual artist exploring the multi-dimensional field of illustration.
This young creative has interesting ideas about upcycling and embellishment in fashion design.
Karabo Masombuka is a creative who proves that an unorthodox background is no hindrance to an aspiring innovative designer.
A creative mind that is geared towards city planning and the greater scheme of architecture.
Banele Floyd Mavimbela
This visual artist aims to highlight emotion and honesty in his work.
This creative enjoys flexing more than one artistic muscle. He dabbles in street art, illustration, music and video.
This 20-something illustrator takes inspiration from everything visual - and that which is not visual, he interprets in a visual way.
To bridge the gap between the visual and tactile, this artist creates embossed books and illustrations.
A visual artist specialising in illustration, graphic and web design, and photography.
This artist combines modern illustrations with the ancient craft of ceramics.
This artist creates embellished ceramics and detailed illustrations.
WEEF | Handmade Leather Ties
At WEEF we believe that leather is timeless. We use the medium to make bold, new statements.
With a passion for the abstract, this designer creates unusual & innovative artworks.
Coming from a creative family, this young designer knew from an early age that his future would be in fashion.
Titus Khoza is a young footwear designer who merges fine art with business marketing.
TURNER STUDIO develops experimental textiles and garment construction techniques to create luxurious yet unconventional artefacts.
This interior designer takes the best of Scandinavian design and African design to create a beautiful result.
Lungile Mbokane is an independent, self-aware and driven young artist.
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