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Beaded glory

The Umcebo Trust is a Durban-based NGO, doing great work with beads and lighting. Working with local crafters, they make intricate chandeliers, using glass beads, galvanised wire, acrylics and recycled materials. The ...

Drawings in steel

We're enjoying the work of Barcelona-based sculptor, Frank Plant. His steel drawings sometimes include real-life objects, and occasionally he uses a flocked texture, which contrasts strongly with the welded steel. S...

The Lost Decade

We're thrilled to kick off the week with a guest post from Neville Trickett, who, amongst other things, is one half of the genius behind the botanically-inspired Saint Verde stores. Neville's relatively new to blogging, ...

Quick, think of a vegetable

No, it's not a giant butternut squash, it's the amazingly curvacious ETA Sat hanging light from Italian lighting company, Kundalini. See more Kundalini lights, both curvy and straight, at their website.

Nancy Wickham Boyd

I stumbled upon the work of ceramist Nancy Wickham Boyd via the Mudpuppy blog, and loved the textures and colours. My searching on Google hasn't thrown much light on Nancy Wickham Boyd's ceramics, unfortunately, but I...

Issue 62: Concrete Dream

Elaine Holzhausen and Werner Joubert are a couple in love with raw concrete, exposed steel and stone. The macho industrial chic of their Waterkloof home, which they conceptualised and built, along with architect Andre Ek...

Issue 62: CIY (Create I...

Here's a fun weekend project for you. Our brilliant stylist, Tracy Lynch, has co...

Report from NYC: Justin...

I recently discovered Justin Richel's fanciful artwork at Spring in DUMBO, Brook...

Octopus

I think it's rather fabulously sculptural, but one of my brothers can barely hea...

Nordic Ash from Casamen...

Casamento got in touch over the weekend to let us know about their beautiful nat...

Interview: David Bell

We asked Cape Town style blogger, Kim Gray, to do a guest post on what's been in...

Build your own Guggenhe...

Always wanted to build something grand but just don't have the budget for the ea...

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