Trend: Tones of Pink

Pink could possibly be the most versatile colour this Spring, ranging from electric corals to tints that are barely there. Washed out tones seem to be the sophisticated favourite paired with rose gold or white, but no doubt those candy floss and flamingo tones will creep into the equation as we head towards Summer. PickContinue reading “Trend: Tones of Pink”

Cool New Bar: Cabrito

From the guys who brought us Royale, Assembly, Neighbourhood and El Burro, welcome a new bar addition to the family, Cabrito. Open for about a month now and located under El Burro, it’s Mexican counterpart, Cabrito spreads the love to the downstairs Greenpoint main drag. The chic wood interior, tiled bar, atmospheric lighting, artisanal vibeContinue reading “Cool New Bar: Cabrito”

The Foodie: The Sexy Sugar Free Vegan Project

Okay wait! Before you get afraid that there are too many healthy words in this title let me give you a few visuals to change your mind. I stumbled across the Wolf and Willow blog hosting The Sexy Sugar Free Vegan Project cookbook by Nancy Alice Chalmers. It’s a downloadable eBook containing some of the most amazingContinue reading “The Foodie: The Sexy Sugar Free Vegan Project”

Favourite Pickings: Studio Number 19

Whilst on my Spring inspired botanical and technical sketch search I came across these amazing designs from Studio Number 19. Joburg based Mia Widlake’s designs are made up of beautiful vintage illustrations on fabric, ceramics, prints and soon to come, her light collection. These vintage nature and nautical themes are made to mix and matchContinue reading “Favourite Pickings: Studio Number 19”

Trend: Botanical Magic

The most amazing designs exist in nature. No matter how hard we try to create our own man made trends we find ourselves being led back to the molecular structures that are part of our very own makeup. The structure of an ice crystal, the patterns and spikes of a luminous sea organism on theContinue reading “Trend: Botanical Magic”

Trend: Spring Spring Sugar

Happy Spring guys! The sun is shining in Cape Town and no doubt there will be some cold days ahead, but soon enough Spring will slip into a warmer gear. Empty out those cupboards with a spring clean or start climbing a mountain and push some personal boundaries in the meantime. Stay inspired with candy sugar tones that will tickContinue reading “Trend: Spring Spring Sugar”

5 of the best: quirky coffee cups

  A good cuppa can clear the blues away. Whether it’s a get-out-of-bed aid or a warm tummy hug you’re after, these are the receptacles that will make your favourite brands taste better.  Be eco friendly and use an edgy Storm Troopers travel mug each time you get a take away to save some paper.Continue reading “5 of the best: quirky coffee cups”

Trend: Clash of the Monochromatics

While it is no secret that black and white graphic prints have been dominating the fashion scene, it is probably due to the versatility of these tones that they’ll be sticking around for another season. From classic to edgy, retro to contemporary, this trend loves being versatile. Backtrack to the sixties and we’ll find theContinue reading “Trend: Clash of the Monochromatics”