Includes inspiring contributions from professional writers, an in-depth look at the challenges involved in writing copy for brands and worked examples that cover writing for digital, brand storytelling, and packaging copy.
This text is a catalogue of the works exhibited at the time of the Sophia Gray Memorial Lecture given by Revel Fox in Bloemfontein in August 1997, and subsequently at the South African National Gallery in Cape Town in May 1998.
The unique ambition of Rogue Urbanism is to produce new and relevant theoretical work on African urbanism in a way that works within the border zone between inherited theoretical resources and artistic representations of everyday practices and phenomenology in African cities.
The conversation between Collings and Arad starts with the question: what is design? From this first, basic question they embark on a journey that touches the most important art and design issues, inside and outside Ron Arad’s work.
The best of design from Europe’s neighbors to the north Scandinavians are exceptionally gifted in design. They are world-famous for their inimitable, democratic designs which bridge the gap between crafts and industrial production. The marriage of beautiful, organic forms with everyday functionality is one of the primary strengths of Scandinavian design and one of the reasons why Scandinavian creations are so cherished and sought after.
It is about the dignity to be found in the dusty streets of South Africa’s shack-lands. While these people obviously don’t take pleasure in the poverty they live in, they stand proud in the face of it.
An insider’s look into one of contemporary architecture’s most cutting-edge firms. SHoP’s striking projects and unique business model are captured in this thoughtful and inventively organized monograph.
A Primer in South African Graphic Design features the work of leading design professionals, containing design fundamentals and principles ranging from practical advice and guidance, designing for and within the local context, examples of work by designers, a Q&A with experienced local design professionals to a glossary of useful resources and information.
Representing Jean-Paul Goude’s life and work from the late 1960s up to the present, the book spans Goude’s years at Esquire; his revolutionary work with Grace Jones, his videos for MTV and for Azzedine Alaia; his advertising work for Chanel, and more.
Already a sensation in the United Kingdom and winner of the prestigious 2008 Design & Art Direction award for outstanding achievement in illustration and book design, Sara Fanelli’s Sometimes I Think, Sometimes I Am is an extraordinary new creation, a book unlike any other.
A distinctive feature of this award is that it has been awarded in a different artistic discipline each year. For the first time, the award for 2009 offers an opportunity to take stock of recent trends in South African fashion.
Stellenberg, the story of a garden This superbly elegant book tells the story of one of South Africa’s most loved and admired gardens. It’s also the story of a historic and beautiful house, a uniquely preserved example of Cape Dutch architecture.
The simplest and most ancient of all decorative markings, stripes continue to fascinate. Natural inspirations in the forms of zebra stripes, rippled sand dunes, and intricately gnarled wood grain have led us to use stripes in every permutation: on human bodies from elaborate woven textiles to the iconic Breton T-shirt to sharp pin-striped suits, in art from the earliest cave paintings to vibrant op art canvases, and in industrial design from World War II-era dazzle battleships to the ubiquitous bar code.