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A textile and lighting designer based in Cape Town, South Africa.
Design thinking, cell phones and South African education re-invented.
Ivan Brown is an agriculture-minded industrial designer with a penchant for the bee.
An up-and-coming fashion designer with flair for bold lines and primary colours.
Taking inspiration from a ceramicist father and grandmother, this designer creates eccentric porcelain jewellery.
As a firm believer of experimentation and originality, this young jewellery designer creates unique yet uniform pieces.
By merging multiple disciplines, this designer creates one signature product.
This entrepreneur believes individuality can be affirmed by owning one of his unique pieces of clothing.
This young fashion designer creates stylish sportswear with inspiration rooted in street art.
A determined fashionista looking to carve her own way through the fashion design industry.
A designer with the desire to influence people’s perceptions without necessarily using words.
Based in Somerset West, this designer imbues his experience of skateboarding and street art into his work.
Mohau Modisakeng is a South African multidisciplinary visual artist.
Kevin Kimwelle is an architect who works to bring together sustainability and ethical design in his projects.
Loyiso Mkize is a Cape Townian visual artist and painter.
Mark Rautenbach is a South African multimedia artist who specialises in textile craft.
Caroline Vieira is a Johannesburg-based ceramic artist and teacher.
Nandi Mngoma is a South African TV personality, dancer and singer.
Thebe Magugu is a South African fashion designer, photographer and stylist.
Blue Forest Collective
Blue Forest Collective is a multitalented group of creative people based in South Africa.
Nkuli Mlangeni is a textile designer and fashion rebel.
Dearcurves is a plus size fashion brand renowned for creating clothes exclusively for discerning curvy women.
maria elena baumann illustration
An old fashioned, watercolours-on-paper illustrator
Unlock your business potential by solving a social problem. moladi creates jobs through shelter.
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