Posts Tagged ‘guild’

An astonishing, massive hanging floor – a complete revamp of what was the Craft Market at the V&A Waterfront. Renamed the Watershed. The designers of the space, Cape Town based, Wolff Architects. The client, the V&A Waterfront. Those that are constructing it, WHBO. It is not quite ready yet, scheduled to open in October. The […]


“Southern Guild was founded in 2008 by Trevyn & Julian McGowan.   Devoted to encouraging South African designers & artists to explore & produce more challenging work” – Southern Guild                               The main hall, impeccably styled – no overcrowding of objects in semi minimalist spaces. Gave me a […]


Cape Town : Design : Art : 2014 World Design Capital : Expo “…Devoted to encouraging South African designers & artists to explore & produce more challenging work” – Southern Guild [SG] SG founders : Trevyn & Julian McGowan 2008                               The main hall, impeccably styled – no overcrowding […]


Southern Guild –  a “forum for South African designers to challenge and support each other, unified by national origin but with diverse views and voices… the collection now has a reputation for innovation, excellence and a truly fresh perspective.” GUILD “In fact, dancing to our own design tune, really valuing and exercising our uniqueness, has […]


Design Network Africa [DNA] is a dynamic programme led by the Danish Centre for Culture and Development (CKU), funded by the Danish Government and orchestrated by Source. DNA connects highly respected designers from sub-Saharan Africa who represent the vibrancy and distinctive expression of a new African identity. In a true interchange of skills, aesthetics and […]


“Founded in June 2009, Coletivo Amor de Madre is a Brazilian/ Colombian gallery focused on the development, production and presentation of disruptive design and art. Led by Ivan Hurtado Arango, plastic artist and architect, and Olivia Yassudo Faria, artist and publicist, the gallery is dedicated to developing unique work by contemporary artists from Latin America […]


MICHAELLA JANSE VAN VUUREN Phd. – Electrical engineering – South African “..van Vuuren’s work is about experimentation and evolution, about art and science and new materials and processes. She looks at technology as a creative tool and has turned to new methods of manufacturing and design that have pushed the boundaries beyond what could ever […]


They are so beautifully made –  they gave me goose bumps Photograph by Odette Herbert CTGDF2014 – Cape Town Guild Design Fair On till 9th March Waterfront : Stadium side Parking R10 Expect to be bowled ova! http://guilddesignfair.com/ • HANDSPRING PUPPET COMPANY OVER THE PAST 30 YEARS HANDSPRING PUPPET COMPANY HAS PARTICIPATED IN THE CREATION […]