The Artisans

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...

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...

Shape shifter

It all began with the award-winning Tutu 2.0 light, Thabisa Mjo’s first take on melding traditional crafts with technology – while sharing stories of ...

Heart Strings

In a cluttered – yet strangely orderly – studio in Linden, Johannesburg, violin-maker Albertus Bekker teases exquisite instruments out of spruce and f...

Meat in French

When asked what he likes most about being a chef, Pete Goffe-Wood invariably says, “clean plates”. And he’d know all about those, having delighted the palates o...

Tangential Art

Part of the London Design Festival, the show was a landmark occasion for Tangent, the winner of the inaugural Lexus Design Award Grand Prix in 2013. An interpre...

MASTER FRAMEBUILDER

Behind a heavy, steampunk-style, wrought iron crimson door is a coffee shop – a revamp of a disused cinema foyer at the Bijou, a historic landmark in Ob...