Category Archives: design

KOROMIKO

“KOROMIKO is an online design store founded by Tracey George, a New Zealander now living in Dallas, Texas. Started from the simple idea to support and promote independent designers producing handcrafted, authentically sustainable goods.” I stumbled across the KOROMIKO website while … Continue reading

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Miscellany

I’m rather excited to see Dusen Dusen‘s new home range. What a wonderful combination of shapes and colours! A bathroom to aspire to. A clever idea for a work lunch. South African company Essie Letterpress recently released a set of … Continue reading

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Anna Kövecses

There is a real art to simplifying an image to its most basic elements in most fields of creative practice. It’s something I struggle with when I am drawing, my desire is always to add more detail. This difficult task of simplification is … Continue reading

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Rain or Shine

The weather is insanely hot in Cape Town at the moment (note to self: invest in an oscillating fan). I’m not one for the heat but it is a great excuse to eat ice cream. My favourite ice cream place … Continue reading

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My Friend Yarn

The colder months are upon us in the Southern hemisphere I have been gravitating towards warm tones and textures. I recently came across the work of Eva and Lisa Holst – a mother/daughter team who design and create handmade wool … Continue reading

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Irving & Co.

Irving & Co. is a London-based creative studio that derives its name from the iconic photographer Irving Penn. Founded in 2006 by Julian Roberts, Irving & Co specialises in packaging, print and logo design. Since the company’s inception, it has racked … Continue reading

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The Green Dandelion

I first came across the work of The Green Dandelion, when the floral details of Julie and Nate’s wedding caught my eye. Captured in all their botanical beauty by photographer Phil Chester, the organic arrangements venture outside the usual scope of traditional wedding arrangements … Continue reading

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