Category Archives: south african creatives

Pipes & Drums

Pipes & Drums is a striking portrait series by photographer Oliver Kruger of young South African bagpipe players and drummers in traditional Scottish marching bands. Advertisements

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Orania

Orania, for those who are not familiar, is a controversial Afrikaner community in the Northern Cape, South Africa. The land was bought in 1990 as a stronghold for Afrikaner nationalists by Professor Carel Boshoff, son-in-law of the infamous former apartheid president … Continue reading

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Miscellany

The laid back aesthetic of Manuela Sosa’s house in “the pastoral hills of Vallvidrera, just outside Barcelona” is an inviting and understated home. Manuela is a florist who runs the flower studio, ‘Gang and the Wool‘ from a greenhouse on her … Continue reading

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Gift Guide: The Cook

I haven’t really ventured into gift guides before as they are a rather daunting prospect. But this year I thought I would get out of my comfort zone and try a few gift guides. Each gift guide will be orientated … Continue reading

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Kirsten Sims

Discovering a talented creative from South Africa always makes me happy and proud of the wealth of artists, illustrators and designers our country is generating. Kirsten Sims is one of my recent discoveries and she is awesome. Kirsten is an gifted … Continue reading

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Kin

Pieter Hugo is one of my favourite South African photographers because of his ability to find and capture some of the most captivating and disturbing subject matter on the African continent. His work shows the diversity and beauty of Africa, … Continue reading

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Jane Sews: Autumn/Winter 2013

Jane Sews is an independent fashion label created by Durban-based designer Amy Venter. Today, Amy launched her online store that I highly recommend visiting and spending a few of your well earned pennies. Here is the official write up about Jane Sews, which is … Continue reading

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