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Africa is now
‘African design is reshaping the world’s cultural stage and sport shows us how.’
The shoulders of giants
A monumental retrospective tracks Esther Mahlangu’s lifelong pursuit of the arts.
Fabric of the future
Biofluff’s Savian is the ‘world’s first plant-based fur’.
Hakopike’s new solo exhibition expresses the artist’s vivid visions of ancestry.
Meet the makers
Design Indaba Emerging Creative Jessie Zinn highlights South African fashion icons in a new video series.
Peach Fuzz is the Pantone Colour of the Year for 2024.
A modern mosque is inspired by traditional architecture
Great Yes, Great No
New William Kentridge drawings and sculptures on show in Cape Town
Best of the best
The 2023 World Architecture Festival winners have been announced.
Not just another brick in the wall
Striking murals across Cape Town ask viewers to consider the ocean.
Eye of the beholder
Zeitz MOCAA ushers in the summer season with two new lens-based exhibitions.
Down to earth
An immersive exhibition five metres underground opens in the Western Cape
From headscarves to stadium seats, Crafted Liberation is a cry for gender equality in Iran.
Former Design Indaba Emerging Creative Lukhanyo Mdingi has won a prestigious international fashion prize.
Sixty years of the lava lamp are celebrated with one-of-a-kind designs.
The sound of air
The Vox Aeris speaker also cleans indoor air.
A pyramid honouring a former dictator becomes a cultural hub.
Filling the holes
Lady Skollie’s latest exhibition explores gaping omissions in African art history.
History, fashion and sustainability intersect with Khensani Mohlatlole.
In the round
A ring of doughnut-like seats encourages the public to spend time in nature.
Adaptable modular homes present a solution to South Africa’s housing crisis.
Seeds of life
Biodegradable toilet 'paper' infused with seeds encourages plant growth.
A colossal book captures Design Indaba alum Es Devlin’s 30-year multidisciplinary career.
Threads that bind us
A hand-embroidered South African scene was transformed into a wallpaper.
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