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A Plate a Week

Yesterday I stumbled upon a fabulous project called A Plate A Week.Every Sunday, since July this year, the super talented Mignon Khargie has been documenting the plates that she makes. Some are experiments with glazes, s...

WeMade it right

I'm so impressed with both the products and the concept behind WeMade. This design outfit was started by two Dutch designers who work with crafters in Java to develop beautiful, stylish fashion and home accessories that ...

Exhibition: Periphery

I'm looking forward to seeing the joint show by Cape Town artists, Gabrielle Raaff and Tamsyn Lancaster, opening at These Four Walls in Observatory on Friday 17 October.Gabrielle Raaff (above) uses the traditional medium...

Interview: Lula Fabrics

Recently, I visited the Lula Fabrics showroom to take a couple of snaps, and also to interview the brains and style behind Lula, Melissa Kerhoff.Lula Fabrics is a pretty new venture for you, but you've been involved in t...

Knobbly knees

I spotted the enchantingly bumpy legs of this little stool in the corner of a room on a magazine page the other day, but to my disappointment, it was quite uncredited. I am pleased to have tracked it down, and now know n...

Signs and Symbols

In the foreword of Signs and Symbols, the latest in RotoVision's Communicating with Pattern series, Lance Wyman asks what the first sign or symbol is that you remember as a child, and the first you remember really striki...

Report from NYC: Open H...

I have a sneaky habit of peering into people's apartment windows as I walk past....

Ancient of glaze

These vessels from LA potter Adam Silverman manage to come across as entirely co...

Egg at Bank

Last night Durban's Bank Gallery opened a retrospective exhibition of the work b...

TV living

I haven't had a TV of my own for years, but from what I hear, staring at the TV ...

In the dogbox

Although we had a great post about animal-themed furniture recently, I don't thi...

Petra Borner

Swedish artist, illustrator and designer Petra Borner is well known for her beau...

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