From the Series
Design Indaba's lineup of 40 rising talents for the 2015 Emerging Creatives programme at Design Indaba Expo includes a bunch of graphic designers with a nous for populist product development. They are all illustrators – the darlings of the graphic design world – who parlay their everyday lives and the things they see into precisely defined drawings. Some, like Maria Magdalena Van Wyk, have turned their day-dreaming doodles into limited-edition art prints; while others champion pet projects they hope will make a difference, such as Khosi Mpungose's children’s book, Thandi’s Trippy Trips.
Here is a sample of what you can expect to see from them.