From virtual 3D tours of Zeitz MOCAA’s exhibitions and a bag made from recycled materials to Instagram illustration commissions and free online design documentaries, these are the VISI team’s top picks of the week.
1. Zeitz MOCAA 3D Tours
Zeitz MOCAA has released a series of 3D virtual tours on its website. Explore exhibitions Five Bhobh: Painting At The End Of An Era, Still Here Tomorrow To High Five You Yesterday and The Main Complaint from the comfort of home. The museum has also made a series of audio tours available, with insights from architects, curators and artists.
Images courtesy of Zeitz MOCAA
2. The Joinery’s Together Tote
Local sustainable product brand The Joinery has released the Together Tote, made from Future Tex ™ (a material formed from recycled plastic bottles and textile waste). Twenty percent of the proceeds of each sale will go to NGO FoodFlow, which provides food to the needy during lockdown. You can purchase your bag here.
Images courtesy of The Joinery
3. Rudi de Wet Illustrations
Want to send someone a gift during lockdown? Rudi de Wet Studios is taking commissions of simple custom drawings that he’ll send to you digitally. Each illustration’s proceeds will go towards buying food for a family via NGO FoodFlow. Commissions cost R500 and can be organised through direct messages on Instagram.
Image credit: @mrdewet on Instagram
4. Design Documentaries Streaming For Free
Every Tuesday, filmmaker Gary Hustwit streams one of his documentaries worldwide for free. The current documentary being screened is Rams, which follows the life of renowned German industrial designer Dieter Rams. Keep up to date with the latest screenings here.
Video credit: Film First on YouTube
5. Home Flags Collection by Hugo Suissas and Tiago Silva
Germany-based creative duo Hugo Suissas and Tiago Silva are behind the Home Flags Collection, which saw them place the world’s flags on little houses in an attempt to inspire people to stay home and stay safe.