What makes good art?

The Peter Norton Collection of contemporary art is going under the hammer on November 8th and 9th - he sheds some light on my understanding of what makes good art.

Creative space at Room 13 graphic design studio, Cape Town

Meeting the makers

As part of creative week, and in conjunction with Cape Town Design Network and Visi Magazine a calendar of "Meet the Maker" studio visits is on the cards for this week.

Louis Vuitton designer shoes in cowgirlblues product photo shoot

Brand business

Reading Georgina Langford's article on the effects of technology on Fashion Week took me back a few years to my one and only designer fashion show experience

Chief of Crochet at cowgirlblues

Meet Nomonde, the Crochet Induna

This is Nomonde Yokwana, she is the Crochet Induna at cowgirlblues. I grew up in Kwazula Natal where the local language is Zulu and the Induna was the "headman" of a community, or the foreman in a working context, or

Knit wool handbag

Bags, bags, bags

At long last our beautiful wool handbags are now available in the showroom (R1295, we take credit cards!) and will very shortly be on sale in the soon-to-launch online shop. Each bag is individually made from a mohair wool blend

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I felt like typing

A felt keyboard cover for your iPad that's wired to work like a keyboard, now that's genius!

The joy of giving

I gift wrapped some purchases for a customer this morning – it reminded me of the simple joy I get from the creative process. I don't know if I had more fun wrapping the gift, photographing it, or designing and making