April 2014 diary
A hint of cold starts making its way into the air, the ground is covered with a blanket of rustling leaves and out comes the boots and layers. But before hibernation sets in properly, here are the latest exhibitions, feasts, wine tastings and events.
The words “manmade”, “fake” and “faux” are officially passé. The term de rigueur for describing artificial fur is “urban”. And it is no longer only seen draped over sofas and beds. This winter, everything in the home can grow a second skin.
Smart Idea: Flexi moods
Deputy editor Annemarie Meintjes reinvents the Flexirail system, used in every glossy magazine office, as a mood board at home.
Print as performance
Tonight, Thursday 17 April from 5pm to 9pm, Warren Editions are breaking the mold with a "live print performance". Working from a live webcam feed, artist Katherine Bull's autographic drawings will be translated into print by a team of printmakers.
War Horse finally comes to SA
Breaking news: The internationally acclaimed War Horse by Cape Town's own Handspring Puppet Company will finally be showing in South Africa for the first time.
Decor is an adventure at Amatuli
Amatuli has grown from a fleamarket venture to a major decor hub in Kramerville, where international clientele can browse and buy objects from all over the world. We featured the house of owners Mark and Christine Valentine in the new VISI.