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Design Afrika: Baskets, bags and beautiful things

The Design Afrika product range is a unique fusion of traditional and contemporary. Binky Newman designs and develops the contemporary pieces which make up the collection, both functional and sculptural. Binky and her team at Design Afrika strive to nurture the creative and entrepreneurial initiative of rural communities by encouraging the production of these high…

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Business of Design: a dynamic seminar

  Need to take your design business to the next level? This is what you have been waiting for; Business of Design is a dynamic seminar and workshop by leading South African design professionals, aiding artisans, designers, manufacturers and small to medium enterprises in the design and fashion industries to…

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New Fabric Collection by Handmade By Me

Introducing Handmade By Me’s latest fabric collection… It’s sassy, cheerful, geometric and distinctly African. Ticks all the boxes. This time around they are introducing few new items to their range; bigger cushion covers, thicker napkins, new table runners, scarves that can be worn as sarongs in summer, and Design your…

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WDC #455: Cécile & Boyd’s inspiring project

  The Cécile & Boyd’s container space for World Design Capital 2014 (WDC #455) is intended to showcase the Power of Colour, Texture and Pattern in creating simple spaces that can be used by children for educational/ inspiring spaces like art rooms.  The colours are soft yet bold and graphically representing earth, horizon and continuing up onto…

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Cape Town Street Food Festival 2014

  Cape Town Street Food Festival 2014 Cape Town’s first street food festival is taking place at Sidestreet Studios in Woodstock on Sunday 27 July. The festival will start in the morning at 9am with a street food market running until 3pm. Entrance to the market is free and everyone…