Picks of the Week

picks of the week

From a painting series of sunrises and a carpet collection inspired by nature to local floral bunches and an iF DESIGN AWARD winner, these are the VISI team’s top picks of the week.

1. Sho Shibuya’s Sunrise Paintings On The Front Page Of The New York Times

New York-based artist and graphic designer Sho Shibuya paints calming sunrises on the front pages of The New York Times. The series is titled, “Sunrises from a Small Window”.

Image credit: Sho Shibuya via @shoshibuya on Instagram and designboom.com

2. Petal&Post

Bespoke flower and gift studio Petal&Post offer beautiful posies for same-day delivery in Joburg and Cape Town. You can pre-order your blooms online or keep your eyes on the Posy of the Day for the latest fresh bunch.

Images courtesy of petalandpost.co.za

3. Greatjoy Ndlovu’s Kiss Me Fondly On Auction

Johannesburg-based artist Greatjoy Ndlovu’s artwork Kiss Me Fondly is on silent auction for two weeks to raise funds for cleft lip and palate surgeries. Greatjoy describes the work as a piece centered upon a deep need harboured within each and every one of us; the need to be loved.  To get involved in bidding via Operation Smile, click here.

Images courtesy of greatjoyart.co.za

4. Belgotex: Terrain – The Edge of Change

Carpet manufacturer Belgotex has launched a new commercial tufted tile range in 20 colourways. Entitled Terrain – The Edge of Change, the collection is inspired by the outdoors, aiming to bring nature into commercial spaces. The range draws from the colours and patterns seen on the earth’s surfaces.

Images courtesy of belgotex.co.za

5. iF DESIGN AWARD Winner: Thule Spring Stroller

The Thule Spring stroller was chosen as the winner of this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD 2020, in the Discipline Product category. The stroller was selected out of 7 298 submissions, of which only 75 received gold status. The fun, flexible and versatile city stroller is the latest addition to the Thule Stroller range, and comes complete with one-hand foldability and a lightweight frame.

Image credit: thulegroup.com