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SIFISO SHANGE: The Zulu Modernist on Preserving and Progressing Culture through Design
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“History is not most probable in written traditions and tales of the past but can be conveyed through contemporary Art.” ~ David Nkusi - writer, cultural heritage analyst Sifiso Shange is a South African creative that goes by many titles....
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DAVID KRYNAUW: Made In SA Furniture Whose Secret Is In The Method
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There’s something fascinating about David Krynauw’s work.  Our first introduction to the Johannesburg-based furniture designer was a peculiar cabinet known as the Ou Kas. Filled with a disposition, it sparked a conversation and recollections of epic fantasies akin to The...
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Interdependence II MBOISA 2019 Winner
And the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa (MBOISA) 2019 is…
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The Interdependence II bench by Houtlander is the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa (MBOISA) 2019. Members of the public had the opportunity to anonymously vote for a total of 10 ‘nominees’ via an online process. Announced on Friday 1...
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African Designers At IFS 2019 – Thebe Magugu Awarded Top Spot
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South African Designer, Thebe Magugu, has won the 2019 International Fashion Showcase (IFS). The seventh edition, which began on 11th of February 2019 at Somerset House in London, saw 16 designers from around the world present a series of compelling...
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NEW TO TDS: What DO You Know About Liz Ogumbo-Regisford?
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Liz Ogumbo-Regisford is a creative entity. No, it’s not a buzzword that the Kenyan-born, South-Africa-based entrepreneur uses to draw you into her eponymous label. It’s that you sincerely can’t describe her as just one thing. Believe us, we tried. We...
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EKTA: Vivid & Playful & Bold, Oh My! Made In South Africa
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Welcome to EKTA. A South African clothing line that celebrates life, playfulness and sophistication through design. After three years of running her fashion business part time, as she honed her design skills, she finally went all in with EKTA, launching...
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MARCO LOUIS ACKERS: 10 Points To MAC’s Senior Artist for SS Africa
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“You have to see this.” We’re told as we’re being ushered behind the scenes of a popular fashion event in the Nairobi calendar. Having been granted access to a couple of backstage, we were a little apprehensive. To say it...
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HS: Can We Talk About Natural Hair Stylist, Ncumisa ‘Mimi’ Duma?
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She’s been called a hair guru and an artist that employs tresses to voice and personify stories. Ncumisa ‘Mimi’ Duma’s hair styling is hard to miss or ignore. Mimi, also known as Urban Mimz, is taking her fierce ingenuity and...
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HS: Saadique Ryklief – South African Multi Award-Winning Hairstylist
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In March 2018, Marie Claire SA hosted the Marie Claire Image Makers 2018 to honour the team of creatives behind-the-scenes. An event that gives recognition to the stylists, designers and artists whose skills, talent and influence make an impact in...
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TREVOR STUURMAN: SA Photographer Setting The Pace
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We know, we know, this post should have come out yesterday (sorry!) but in our defence, Trevor Stuurman has one fascinating Instagram page! First thing you notice about this South African photographer, blogger and stylist is that he has impeccable...
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JUSTIN DINGWALL: Exploring Avenues Less Travelled Through The Lens
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If you’ve flipped through the pages of Elle Magazine SA you’ve probably come across the work of South African photographer and contemporary artist, Justin Dingwall. [Image: © Justin Dingwall]   The successful Johannesburg-based commercial photographer, picked up his first camera...
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NAMSA LEUBA: Visualizing African Identity Through Western Eyes
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“There is a great richness in being of mixed cultures.” ~ Namsa Leuba Born in 1982 to a Guinean mother and Swiss father, Namsa Leuba is an African-European who has had exposure to both cultures and histories. However, having grown...
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AFRICA’S CREATIVE REVOLUTION: Changing The African Narrative
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‘Africa ain’t no jungle. This is a Revolution and Creativity is our weapon.’ That’s just one of the many quotes that will jump out at you when you visit the One Source LIVE website. If you haven’t heard about it,...
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Gert-Johan Coetzee: South African Fashion Designer To The Stars
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Dress shopping is a little like the Hollywood version of finding ‘The one’. You’ll be scanning the room – which today’s world could also mean a social media platform – and then it happens. Your eyes land upon the most...
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