May 2013 diary
May is upon us, and it seems we've skipped straight to winter. Gone are the days of the picnics, instead we're settling into the fires, food and wine. Nonetheless, there is still so much happening - winter is certainly not going to be boring this year.
99 problems but Cape Town ain’t one
The groundbreaking Fixperts initiative will be taking action in Woodstock this Saturday 25 May 2013. This is just one of the 100 highlights that comprise the Mother City’s first 100in1day Festival.
Breaking the mold
Housing a range of endearing ceramics, the lovely new Ceramic Factory recently opened in Johannesburg’s Linden. Following hot on the heels of The Whippet, the suburb is abuzz with excitement.
Feel your way
Add texture to your home with interesting fabrics and shapes. Says KC Greenhouse: "Natural textures like wood, woven fabrics and leather create a cosy home."
Snail mail from Joburg
Finding herself at a loss for appropriate images to send to overseas friends, a postcard aficionado has taken matters into her own hands and curated Postcard Revival, an edition of Joburg-relevant postcards.
Whether you spend your days obsessing over Helvetica and Futura or you don’t know your serif from your sans serif, check out this charming and impressively labour-intensive stop-motion animation by Canadian graphic designer Ben Barret-Forrest.