Design

The Power of Connection

Frustrated by the difficulties arising from his community’s lack of telecommunications infrastructure, social activist Masibulele Jay Siya birthed Zenzeleni, th...

The Art of Collaboration

When South African artists collaborate with international brands, magic happens: the projects push aesthetic boundaries and set the scene for upcoming local cre...

The Master: Tammy Frazer

As the creator of artisanal and locally produced fragrances that reflect the wonder of nature, master parfumier Tammy Frazer is all about the alchemy of potent ...

The Master: Inga Gubeka

Product designer and founder of luxury handbag company Inga Atelier Inga Gubeka credits his humble beginnings for his inherent creativity. “With Inga Atelier,...

Thinking inside the box

His pivot from engineering to social entrepreneurship may seem counterintuitive, but Neo Hutiri says it’s all about providing a people-centred solution. The Pe...

Clayground

Jade Paton Jade’s background in sculpture – she studied at Michaelis School of Fine Art at UCT – paved the way for her move into ceramics. She fell in lo...

Biophilic Design

How eco-resorts’ sustainable design principles are effectively helping us reconnect with nature and protecting the planet’s wilderness. If Covid-19 has taught...

Material world

Each of Sindiso Khumalo’s collections is inspired by a black woman in history. And many of her garments result from careful, considered collaboration with craft...

Ahead of the Game

It’s a heritage brand with a funky twist,” says Dean Pozniak, explaining how he’s managed to attract a local and international fanbase of fashion-forward celebr...