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Art & Design

Ferry Staverman

I'm enchanted by these paper and string structures by artist Ferry Staverman. Their shapes are so evocative of many things - I'm thinking succulent plants, stupas, temples and minarets, sea urchin shells.... What do they...

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 Cobonpue

Furniture designer Kenneth Cobonpue is well-known for his unusual, handmade and eco-aware designs, many of which are carried by South African interiors store, Weylandts. Last month he was in South Africa, where he chatte...

Scully again

Yesterday Neville posted about about one Scully, and today we've another. This time it's London-based illustrator, Claire Scully, whose online portfolio, The Quiet Revolution, is full of jewels. In fact, it's these illus...

Kraal Rugs

The Genadendal Hand Weavers is one of those projects that manages to do good work for people's lives while producing work that's really good. I'm loving these handmade, natural fibre rugs, available from The Kraal Galler...

From the team: a brainy bunny

Our art director Jo Skelton appears to have come down with a serious case of cute-itis. This week she's sent us a link to an adorable little wi-fi rabbit called Nazbatag that can integrate every tech and internet facet o...

Pick Up Wood

No question about it: the simplest idea can be the most elegant solution. This i...

Meschac Gaba

Artist Meschac Gaba is originally from Benin, but settled in Rotterdam after his...

Jeddah seat

This chair is so breathtakingly simple. It's just like a basket, tipped on its s...

Louise Gelderblom

Top South African ceramicist, Louise Gelderblom got in touch last week to let us...

Bebop Antik

With a home page image like this one, you know that Bebop Antik is no run-of -th...

The Beanstork

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

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