Category Archives: design

Red Cap Cards

I don’t usually buy cards because I prefer to make them myself, but I would definitely break that rule for Red Cap Cards. Founded by Hal Mertz and Carrie Gifford, Red Cap Cards: “creates a platform for emerging artists to reach … Continue reading

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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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