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International showcase: The Browsing Copy project – Roy Poh

The Browsing Copy project focuses on unloved books, those that remained on the shelves unsold. These books are collected from local bookstores and designers around the world are invited to use them as canvases to express their creativity thus giving the books a second life. The ‘before & after’ results are documented. This is an […]Read More

Showcase: It’s all about pattern! says Rob Tarlton’s

It’s all about pattern! Rob Tarlton’s “Maginaper Wallpaper” patterns sometimes start as dreamy doodles that get worked on with specific types of spaces in mind. Others start with a concept made of a few iconic symbols that get weaved into intricate webs of pattern. The below wallpaper designs convey a love of home grown design. From […]Read More

Cape Town Awarded World Design Capital 2014 [Video]

Cape Town has been named World Design Capital for the year 2014, ahead of fellow short-listed cities, Dublin and Bilbao. The sought-after accolade was awarded to the Mother City this morning at the International Design Alliance (IDA) Congress in Taipei. – A Win For Cape Town, South Africa and The African Continent Cape Town has […]Read More

Showcase: Photography student Amy Scheepers

Amy is a 21 year old photographer from Port Elizabeth. She is currently completing her final year of photography, after which she plans on getting lost in European coffee shops and side streets for a good long time. Her passions lie in photography, travelling, tea, music and good food. You can visit her blog on:  […]Read More

SHOWCASE: Illustrator extraordinaire Colwyn Thomas

Colwyn Thomas is a 30 years old  illustrator based just outside of Durban on the east coast. He studied Fine Art at UCT, graduating in 2003.  His line work is a combination of the traditional and the modern. Colwyn is also strongly influenced by modern Japanese animation as well as more traditional Japanese woodcuts. Below […]Read More

Fashionable Showcase by the talented: Natalie Creed

Creed studied fashion design at NMMU in Port Elizabeth and graduated in 2009 with a BTech degree. She spent her fourth year specialising in knitwear specifically, using mohair and other natural fibres. After varsity, she started a business, but was soon offered an amazing job opportunity. She worked at BabyMo for 18 months, designing a […]Read More

FEAR.LESS artists

  If you haven’t had the opportunity to see the Cape Town art scene lately, we have something special for you. Today we look at a collaboration of art pieces by Daniel Ting Chong and Jordan Metcalf. The art pieces on exhibit at the October show are all representative of weapons and items used in […]Read More

Vega Durban student initiates viral ‘tsunami’ !

It’s sometimes amazing how one small action can lead to an unexpected ‘tsunami’ of events!  Suegnet van der Spuy, one of Vega Durban’s Brand Building third year students, suggested to Max Cluer Sports Marketing that they post a video of her brother Evan onto YouTube after showing it to her Vega lecturer and classmates. This […]Read More

INFLUENCERS: A must see for creatives

  ‘INFLUENCERS’ is a short documentary that explores what it means to be an influencer and how trends and creativity become contagious today in music, fashion and entertainment. The film investigates the essence of influence, what makes a brand, whether it be a person or an object, influential without being academic. I think every creative […]Read More