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South African Art & Design

Studio Visit: Urbanative

A towering black-and-white photograph of a young woman with a luminous smile, taken by David Ballam, welcomes you into the hallway of the Centurion home that Mpho Vackier shares with her family. Opposite the image is the...
urbanative

Product of the Week: Not Just a Comb

Hamzeh Alfarahneh, the Jordanian-born designer, has unveiled his latest innovative collaboration with Africa’s leading design platform, GUILD Store, entitled Not Just a Comb. In this project, Alfarahneh over...
Not Just a Comb

The Design Foundation Awards 2017

The fifth annual Design Foundation Awards, held on Saturday 25 November, marked a new wave in the industry as each of the seven awards were sponsored by various forward-thinking local companies. The awards laud the desig...
Design Foundation Awards

Nandipha Mntambo’s ‘The Snak...

For her seventh exhibition at the Stevenson Gallery, Nandipho Mntambo presents 'The Snake You Left Inside Me'. Mntambo uses paintings, sculpture and mono-prints to deliver a new chapter in her ongoing meditation on binar...
The snake you left inside me

Celebrating Time-Honoured Tradition With...

From woven baskets to reinventing the willow pattern, using an old-world technique to bend wood and an airport lounge dedicated to slowing down, here is our slow list – a selection of products and spaces created through ...

SaySay.Love’s ‘The Gift of W...

In what seems like the perfect time to have a conversation about water and our dependency on it, SaySay.Love, the enigmatic artist, unveils his latest photography exhibition –'The Gift of Water'– at Gallery One11, 111 Lo...
SaySay.Love

Deco Icon: Zanele Muhol...

Somnyama Ngonyama! Hail, the Dark Lioness! This directive, the title o...

Cape Town Becomes First...

You may have heard the news already, but if you haven't,  our beautiful Mother c...

The Young South African...

The local art scene in South Africa has never been more exciting. It seems that ...

5 Local Art Exhibitions...

There is no shortage of young talented artists across the country and we’re fort...

Oh! Sweet Nothing

Jaco van Schalkwyk’s travelling solo show, DOLCEFARNIENTE, explores an ideal sta...

Africa Nova: Summer Ope...

Functional Art to Covet: Pictures and Text by Leigh Robertson Someone who und...

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