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Amy Venter designs clothing, shoes and accessories for her Durban-based label, Jane Sews.
#MakeChange: The Zero Waste campaign
2015 Emerging Creative Camilla Kruger is dedicated to tackling tough environmental issues – first by designing her life around five principles.
Buzwe “Buzz” Nxasana
Buzwe “Buzz” Nxasana is a multidisciplinary designer, with a focus on furniture, and a 2015 Emerging Creative.
Megan Parker is an interior designer and part of the 2015 Emerging Creatives programme.
Camilla Kruger is a Durban-based designer and a 2015 Emerging Creative.
Thulisizwe “Sizwe” Mamba
Thulisizwe “Sizwe” Mamba is a graphic designer a 2015 Emerging Creative.
Kiara Gounder is a Durban-based fashion designer and part of the 2015 Emerging Creatives programme.
The Block Shop
The Block Shop handcrafts customisable bamboo blocks for the kitchen.
Rollin Vintage is a Durban-based jewellery brand with a strong passion for innovation in the industry.
Bye Bye Bunny by Victoria Verbaan
Victoria Verbaan’s latest range of products bring her paintings to life.
African architecture on the global agenda
The recent UIA2014 conference in Durban presented an opportunity to discuss the priorities for architects in Africa, writes Sean O'Toole.
Garth Walker: Why Durban is a hotbed of creativity
The founder of 'ijusi' magazine credits the city’s unique cultural mix and location as the inspiration for his graphic work.
Brothers from another time
At face value Laurie and Gary Holmes come off like a pair of ’60s California throwbacks. But take a closer look and you might see the future of surfing.
Garth Walker: What does 'being African' look like?
This is the question the acclaimed graphic designer asked himself in 1994 when he started "ijusi" magazine – and he is still asking it...
Beaded iPhone cases by Vukile Batyi and Laduma Ngxokolo
The quintessential 21st-century accessory gets a Xhosa-inspired case courtesy of Vukile Batyi and Laduma Ngxokolo.
Inside Out: Don Albert & Amanda Laird Cherry
Two great South African creative exports – an architect and a fashion designer – discuss the challenges of flexing their creative muscles on the world stage.
A winning trophy
South African design duo Dokter and Misses creates a striking new MTV Africa Music Awards trophy.
Victoria Verbaan is a design studio embarking on all facets of creativity, from fabrics and prints, to ceramics and beyond.
Siyanda Mbele is an interior and furniture designer and was part of the 2014 Emerging Creatives programme.
Siviwe Jali is a jewellery designer and part of the 2014 Emerging Creatives programme.
With his range of fine woven jewellery, Songezo Baleni is establishing himself as a design force to be reckoned with.
Sphume Nxumalo is a furniture designer and part of the 2014 Emerging Creatives programme.
S'bhekile Jewellers is a Durban-based jewellery brand and part of the 2014 Emerging Creatives programme.
Mozaic Accessories is a Durban-based jewellery brand and part of the 2014 Emerging Creatives programme.
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