Design

Decorex Cape Town brings global décor trends home

‘We’re finally seeing a more mainstream influence as African designers establish themselves on a global scale’

Cathy O’Clery

Creative director, platform creative agency +100% Design South Africa

D-school is the future of design

An institute at UCT exposes students to reality and prepares them for a changing world.

The rise of citizen-led design as an answer to century-old models

People should be at the heart of all good design, which several new projects are acknowledging.

New exhibitors at Design Indaba Expo 2015

Here's a taste from the feast of new work that will be showcased for the first time at Africa's largest design exhibition.

Joey Hi-Fi: Book cover chameleon

The intricate book covers Dale Halvorsen designs are at once gripping trailers and accurate visual summaries of the stories that lie beneath them.

Luxury tourism booms in Cape Town

While the local poor protest about basic amenities and housing, the rich are flocking to Cape Town to enjoy its luxury accommodation.

Rossana Orlandi, a global icon with a nose for the future

Global icon Rossana Orlandi is more than a creative and an eclectic designer. She's recently adopted the role of a nurturer for upcoming designers.

Design objects are tactile storytellers

Hailed as a herald of the future, Nacho Carbonell ?believes design anticipates the way our story unfolds.

Design24 competition to rejuvenate Naspers building

Design24 has launched a competition for designers to reimagine the Sanlam Centre in Cape Town, once the tallest building in Africa.

Goldblatt: I’m after a particular sense of stillness

David Goldblatt is the featured artist at this year's Johannesburg Art Fair. He is showing work under the title The Frock and Other Pictures.

Things of beauty: Rock girl benches

India Baird is a human rights lawyer who has taken the bench out of the courtroom and installed it in public spaces to create safe areas for women.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it