Homegrown

Sustainable Style

Turning discarded tyre tubes into coveted bags means less waste, more wow. A small local design company leads the way. Cape Town-based Raihana Govender is ...

Design Journey: John Vogel

Inspired by nature and its organic forms, furniture designer John Vogel reinterprets vernacular design through woodwork and weaving. 2006 The Nguni dining...

Earthly Matters

Wide-open spaces and bone-dry landscapes have their own appeal. Recreate a sense of endless possibility with a minimal, earthy interior style inspired by the de...

Mpho Vackier’s design journey

In the four years since launching, TheUrbanative has developed a distinctive visual language that makes it instantly recognisable. Founder and designer Mpho Vac...

Power up

Drilling, cutting, fixing, fastening... Whatever your DIY job, this is what our expert says should be in your toolbox. You’re hanging a picture frame. Or may...

Rising Talent

ROBYN AGULHAS Streetwear designer, Cape Town @robyn_agulhas @sinchui_ What do you love most about being a designer? It...

Eyes on the prize

It’s hard to believe that Kimberley-born Thebe Magugu only launched his eponymous label and first collection at South African Fashion Week in 2017. But he knew ...