Picks of the Week

Richard Mudariki, Patriotic Stereo Tape, 2018, Acrylic on canvas, accompanied by sensor and sound, 150x300cm. Image credit: Johann Laurens.

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.

View this post on Instagram

Hello everyone! ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣I’ll be doing some simple custom illustrations of virtual gifts for you to send to your family, friends, lovers, enemies, bosses, partners in crime, barbers, tiger kings etc. in this crazy world right now. For example, an ice cream, a coffee, a taco, a bagel, a joint, a panda, flowers, a sausage, a sunset, a wave, a birthday cake, a book, a beer, a word, a bottle of wine, a cocktail, a puppy, a plant, a dildo etc. etc. etc. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣Each illustration you commission will buy one Food Flow bag of produce for a family in a disadvantaged community. (@foodflowza) ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣The illustrations will be in a similar style to those shown above. I will supply you with a high res, digitally signed, 2000 x 2000px file that you can print and a digital file that you can post on social media. An illustration costs R500 / AU$50. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣Please DM for more information. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣P.S I will also be posting all illustrations online and please note – each illustration is licensed for personal use only. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣Stay home. Stay safe! ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣#virtualgift #stayhomestaysafe #stayathome #foodflow @jackywinter #rudidewetstudio #graphicdesign #designkids #illustration #instaart #graphicillustrator #handlettering #lettering #pattern #illustrationoftheday #thedesigntip #designspiration #picame #designcentral #graphicillustration #designboom⁣⁣ ⁣⁣

A post shared by Rudi de Wet Studio (@mrdrdewet) on

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.

Image credit: Hugo Suissas and Tiago Silva via designboom.com