March 2014 diary
The sun's scorching rays become a gentle kiss, mornings bear a slight chill and we snuggle a bit longer under the covers, but no need to become a homebody just yet. March is packed with art shows, designer pop-ups, trend talks, mushroom hunts and more!
Architect Leon Barnard was responsible for Windhoek's tallest and first-ever green skyscraper, but for himself he built “an ordinary, basic barn wih bedrooms at both ends”.
R1.62 million design competition to improve life
A new R1.62 million challenge calls for sustainable design ideas that can improve life in Cape Town, World Design Capital 2014.
Smart Idea: The ABC of accent walls
Tired of one-dimensional walls? Add depth and texture with Styrofoam letters.
The newest addition to Babylonstoren is a giant sculpture of a dog by artist Frank van Reenen and interior decorator Tracy Lee Lynch. The mutt is currently covered in bird feed, but as that is chomped by its feathered friends, a Delft pattern will show.
Top secret art
Art and intrigue go hand in hand, and there is nothing like the element of exclusivity to get us excited. A secret art exhibition on Thursday 27 March 2014 in Cape Town? We’re there!
Picks of the Week: Indaba, Art Fair & Guild edition
Last weekend, design was on steroids in Cape Town with Design Indaba, Cape Town Art Fair and the Guild Design Fair running concurrently - not to mention us being World Design Capital 2014 and all. Here are our favourites.