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.
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.
A taste of Milan in Cape Town
The Italian Chair District is presenting a temporary showroom featuring seven of their leading brands, in Cape Town at the Beautifull Life Building from Tuesday 28 to Friday 31 May.
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.
Daddy takes the cake
Looking for a taste of the good country life with icing on top? Eccentric finery has just popped out of the oven at the Old Mac Daddy luxury trailer park, which unveiled two new Airstreams decorated by the gals from Charly’s Bakery.
Slowly does it
By paying homage to the golden era of handmade exquisitely crafted printing, Essie Letterpress is putting the cool back into stationery.