Celebrating Ceramics

Cape Town is the centre of excellence for ceramics in South Africa; the sheer number of stands with beautiful Cape-based ceramics at Design Indaba was testament.

That’s why…

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Source Perfect Gifts at Kamers this Weekend

Kamers is one of the most creative events on the local calendar and has become an institution for lovers of handcrafted gifts and stylish goodies. It is a wonderful platform…

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Oh, What a Night!

The WaterShed, showcasing Africa’s most inspired art, craft and design all under one roof – a stone’s throw from the Two Oceans Aquarium – has introduced the Good Night Market…

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A Truly South African Pop-Up Market

The name’s a confusing mouthful, unless you understand and speak Afrikaans, yet Kamers vol Geskenke, literally meaning ‘rooms full of gifts’, is a highly successful, much-loved market concept…

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Christmas Markets in December

Pop-up markets are literally popping up all over town in time for the few crucial shopping weeks left before Christmas. If it’s original gifts, edible treats and handmade…

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Cutting-Edge Local Design on the Water’s Edge

The most exciting opening on the V&A Waterfront this summer will be the new Water Shed Retail Warehouse, set to open its doors in October. It has already…

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Design Indaba 2014 Review

Were you amongst the throng of people at Design Indaba celebrating World Design Capital? What did you think?

We loved the strong representation of Cape ceramics; from Zizamele’s iconic…

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Review of Kamers vol Geskenke: a creative feast of handmade products

Are you one of the 35,000 people who went to Kamers vol Geskenke? Then you’ll know that walking away from this showcase of handmade products without buying something…

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Top 5 Cape Open Gardens Oct-Nov 2013

October and November see Cape gardens at their best and many are showing off their beauty with open garden days.  Here are our Top 6 Cape Open Gardens 2013:


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