Picks of the Week

picks of the week

From a new National Geographic colouring book and a beautiful Love Milo Tapas Set to locally made cashmere scarves and a mini paper metropolis, these are the VISI team’s top picks of the week.

1. Love Milo Tapas Set

“I love entertaining over the weekend,” says Assistant Editor Tracy Greenwood. “These would be perfect for serving little snacks to accompany drinks.”


Image credit: lovemilo.com

2. Justin Poulter for National Geographic

“South African illustrator Justin Poulter was commissioned by National Geographic to create a 60-page colouring book,” says Online Editor Lindi Brownell Meiring. “I love it when local talent gets recognised internationally.”


Image credit: Justin Poulter Illustration

3. Charles Young’s Mini Paper Metropolis

“Artist Charles Young (aka Paperholm) makes the most insane animated mini cities from paper,” explains Content Producer Michaela Stehr. “I think they are mesmerising.”


Image credit: designboom.com

4. Tuckbox

“We are always hungry at the VISI office,” says Acting Managing Editor Samantha Charles. “The Tuckbox is a really smart way to make sure your team has all of their brainfood to produce great work.”


Image credit: tuckbox.co.za

5. Lalela Scarves

“This beautiful scarf entitled Boy, from The Lalela project, is printed on soft cashmere and can be worn as a piece or framed as art,” explains Editor-in-Chief Sumien Brink. “And all proceeds go towards community upliftment.”


Image credit: lalela.org