by Uno de Waal (@Unodewaal) This week on Design Annotator we’re highlighting: AfrikaBurn, photographer Brett Rubin, Bheki Dube’s Curiocity Backpackers, Motherland Coffee Co, art curator Zach Nossel, 10 botanical spaces and projects, and MACHINE’s Unite Joburg for adidas Originals.
by Uno de Waal (@Unodewaal) The inaugural Cloudy with a Chance of Pixels creative symposium was held in Johannesburg on Thursday, 10 April. Touching on everything from the ‘third industrial revolution’ to a timeline of design’s influence on nation building; 12 dynamic speakers shared their stories, insights, lessons and observations throughout the course of the day.
by Uno de Waal (@Unodewaal) Kent Andreasen is a photographer and cinematographer from Cape Town whose work we adore. We jumped at an opportunity to send him to Khayelitsha earlier this year to capture the sights and street life all on film in his distinctive style.
by Uno de Waal (@Unodewaal) Today’s Design Annotator features the best from 10and5 in the form of: Design Indaba Expo highlights and brand activations; the new Volkswagen Polo Vivo TVC “The Hit”; Native VML’s e-reader app, bookly; a TV licence ad; SA-born comic book artist Willem Samuel; Mirage magazine’s Henrik Purienne; more on Absa’s L’Atelier competition; and visual development artist Lorraine Alvarez Posen.
Cameron Platter is a relatively young (read 32) artist who lives and works in Ballito, the little holiday town just north of Durban that is equal parts Bible belt and surfers’ paradise. Platter has worked steadily at his art for over a decade and his dedication and effort are starting to pay big dividends. His …