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After two years of development, Mieke Vermeulen is finally ready to unleash Bucolica into the world.
The delicate and unique pieces that make up the Maev Rose line are completely handmade and designed by Maeve Roseveare herself.
Handmade textile design collection Cloth and Print is a textile design studio based in Cape Town, South Africa.
Moeketsi "Mokay" Lebakeng
Moeketsi "Mokay" Lebakeng celebrates woman and Africa with digital development and illustration.
Nkateko Odysseus Shirindza
Nkateko Odysseus Shirindza is the clever set of hands behind the eclectic and Africanesque fashion label Arnreuby.
Philisa Zibi is the founder and artist behind MA ART Jewellery, a geometric jewellery brand from Sophiatown.
Seugnét Herbst is a qualified interior designer with a creative craving for product design.
Sibusiso Brian Mokhachane
Unlearn Africa, under the guidance of Sibusiso Brian Mokhachane, creates beautiful and functional backpacks using Sotho blankets.
Unlabelled magazine strives to showcase authentic South African street fashion and style in a hip, edgy way by drawing inspiration from 'Jozi' street culture.
Mbali Memela is the brains behind the ladies-wear label Black Magic.
Sikho Mququ's ceramics are based on the idea of "Ityali" – a traditional Xhosa blanket.
Afozee is the brainchild of Zinhle Nxumalo, aspiring fashion designer and social impact activist.
Lynne Avis is the jeweller behind the brand Obtuse, which explores alternate forms and shapes for jewellery.
Koba "Kobie" Nieuwoudt is a graphic designer by trade, but an experimenter by nature.
Design-minded Jamie-Lee Matthews uses storytelling and visual communication to spread the work about the importance of individuality.
Founder of WAIF, Gisele Human strives to create wearable art.
Galerekwe Maimane is a young creative and aspiring film director, whose work is inspired by irrational fears and insecurities.
Helen Borg is a visual communications graduate with a penchant for the quirky, and a knack for fun conceptual design.
"While Carla appreciates messy art and abstraction, she takes pride in her perfectionism and chooses to keep things clean – for the most part."
Beryl Dingemans takes her inspiration from Africa in the 1970s – eclectic, vibrant and luxurious in a uniquely Afrocentric way.
Helé de Beer
Helé de Beer is an emerging visual arts practitioner who aims to “embrace the messiness of the design process” through the creation of interesting textiles.
Original Swimming Party
Original Swimming Party is a three-piece experimental electronica band from Cape Town, South Africa.
South African act John Wizards draws their sound from a variation of styles including reggae, pop, electro, and slow-jam R&B.
The Joinery creates organic and ethically mindful fashion.
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