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We LOVE Christo Wolmarans! One of South Africa’s leading Creative Directors, Artists and Illustrators Christo Wolmarans. We adore his range of t-shirts, and striking paintings. Give Christo a call to commission a one-off piece, or choose from his selection of paintings conveniently for sale on www.southafricanartists.com. Christo R. Wolmarans Illustration and Graphic Design +27 (0)83 600 2332 […]
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  • July 21, 2015
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Singers dabbling in the world of beauty products aren’t exactly a new concept and now even our own local artists are getting in on the act. Marlese Kapp of the Afrikaans girl group Shine 4 is the woman behind Mies, an all-natural collection of body oils, scented candles and body scrubs. The products, made from […]
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We can’t get enough of Scratch the Surface’s pretty crockery, each featuring a scribbled tableau straight out of a storybook. Ymke Hemminga is the paintbrush behind Scratch the Surface. This illustrator extraordinaire originally hails from a “Benoni-esque” village in the Netherlands where she was forced to find humour in the mundane or die of boredom. […]
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If you, like us, feel the need to confess your undying love to Henri Kuikens, just be sure to address your love letter to Jesse not Henri. The to-die-for fabric art brand is the textile label of Cape Town artist Jesse Breytenbach, who named it after the Afrikaans word for spider plants (Hen-en-Kuikens) to distinguish […]
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David Krut publishing is a specialist bookstore and print room showcasing monographs on local and international artists. Titles avialable include David Krut Publishing and publications on William Kentridge. Exclusive distributor for Tate, Assouline and Nazraeli. Pop-in to their amazing space at Arts On Main in JHB City Central for a visual explosion of delicious artwork, prints […]
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First thing’s first: for all those who need a bit of help with Afrikaans 101, the name Lapolap means “material on material”. The company is all about combining the most beautiful fabrics they can find to create elegant décor and kitchen items.  They use knitting, embroidery, patchwork, crochet and all those other techniques once mistakenly […]
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  • July 21, 2015