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Hailed as a “new breed of a businesswoman in Africa" by Forbes, Thato is an award-winning entrepreneur, author and public speaker.
Cape Town-based skate legend Kent Lingeveldt makes custom decks from a workshop in Woodstock.
Dope Saint Jude
A queen, activist and all-around Cape Townian boss.
Fashion photography, creative directing, blogging, stylist – Stuurman does it all.
Pascale Gatzen is an artist, educator and fashion designer based in New York. She developed an alternative fashion curriculum at Parsons The New School.
Liquid Light Design
Liquid Light Design crafts beautiful, ultra-modern furniture from a range of perspex and glass.
Beyond Entropy Africa
Beyond Entropy Africa is a Luanda-based agency of architects who propose urban development projects in keeping with everyday people’s lived realities.
A woman with a wealth of experience in the intersection of fashion and design.
Kunlé Adeyemi is a Nigerian architect, urbanist, creative researcher and founder of NLÉ, an architecture, design and urbanism practice based in Amsterdam.
George Jardine is the executive chef at Jordan Restaurant.
South African Bertus Basson is the chef and owner of Overture Restaurant.
Luke Dale-Roberts is a name synonymous with the finest, most creative and innovative food in South Africa.
Gaartjie's Jake Lipman aka Jakobsnake is a Cape Town-based DJ and producer, performing at Design Indaba Music 2014.
Groove Afrika is a Cape Town-based DJ duo who will be performing at Design Indaba Music 2014.
Bruno Morphet is a DJ from Cape Town and will perform at Design Indaba Music 2014.
Rob Michie Studios
Rob Michie Studios is a Johannesburg-based industrial design consultancy founded with a focus on retail display systems.
Wicked Pixels' Cape Town and Johannesburg studios are home to exceptional talent, specialising in high-end animation, visual effects and motion design.
Düne and Sosoa
Yoann Madec and Solène Renaudin, better known as Düne and Sosoa, are digital artists and the founders of creative lab The Gang.
Artist, caricaturist and one of the creators of the satirical TV puppet show Spitting Image, Roger Law now works as a ceramicist.
Peter Jaworowski is the design director and co-founder of creative agency Ars Thanea.
Alberto Seveso is an Italian graphic designer and the 10th featured artist of Fotolia's TEN Collection, Season 2.
Sergio del Puerto
Sergio del Puerto is the founder of Serial Cut, a Madrid-based design studio that specialises in art direction, established in 1999.
Motion Graphics Designer
Lydia Baillergeau is an American artist, film director and motion designer. She is the first special edition of TEN, Season 2.
Alexey Samsonov, aka Somistar, is a self-taught designer who lives and works in Moscow. He is the 7th digital artist featured in the TEN Collection, Season 2.
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