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South African Art & Design

Hung up on Cape Town

Everyone knows Cape Town's a great place to be, whatever the season, despite the fact that Table Mountain's obscured by cloud for most of winter (and rain, and howling gales). But with the iKapa Coat Rack from New Moon A...

Old MacDaddy: Your chance to pitch

Cape Town hipsters will know all about Long Street's caravan-park-on-top-of-a-building, more glamorously known as The Airstream Penthouse Trailer Park. It really is lots of fun, this trailer park on top of the Grand Dadd...

SOLVE New Talent Search 2009 – the...

ELLE DECORATION  and Weylandts are pleased to announce that the winning entry in the eighth annual SOLVE New Talent Search is... the Vuvu Lamp! This lighting design was submitted by John Edwards, a 24-year-old Universit...

Mustardseed & Moonshine

Mustardseed & Moonshine really is one of the South African design success stories. This ceramics studio, started by Kate Carlyle, makes each of these delicate teacups, ramekins and other porcelain pieces by hand, sup...

From the Team: sisters, green chickens a...

This week, our From the Team feature has editorial assistant Julie Kenney sharing some of her top picks for the week: I'm kept pretty busy over here at the DECO offices, so I don't have much time to surf the net. Fortun...

Exhibition: Category Error

This post missed the opening on 2 October, but if you're in Joburg, do visit the Upstairs@Bamboo Gallery in Melville to see Category Error, a group exhibition featuring work by Josie Grindrod, Mandy Darling, Jane Solomon...

Interview: Kenneth Cobo...

Furniture designer Kenneth Cobonpue is well-known for his unusual, handmade and ...

Kraal Rugs

The Genadendal Hand Weavers is one of those projects that manages to do good wor...

The Beanstork

That amazing bunch who started with the Whatiftheworld / Gallery, then branched ...

Time for African Design...

Thanks so much to readers Megan of Fresh Pink Style and also to Maria of NoSideU...

Heath Nash

I must admit to having emitted a small squeal of delight when I saw that Heath N...

Liza Lou

I heard about and seen artist Liza Lou's incredible works, Kitchen and Backyard ...

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