Bronwyn Nesbitt

Blogging the road to international design success

Blogging has opened up a remarkable new vista of opportunity for designers, artists and crafters to tap into overseas trends and market their work internationally, but it seems that few South Africans are taking notice. One exception is Heather Moore, a self-taught illustrator and fabric designer. Working out of her studio in Long Street, Cape…

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The handmade revolution

One of the lifestyle trends that has continued to crack full steam ahead this year is the so-called craft or handmade revolution. With the good old US of A in the forefront, young, hip people are taking over what used to be considered our grandma’s domain. They’re knitting, crocheting, embroidering, quilting and sewing their own…

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Welcome to the Springbok Spaza Shop, where I’ll be taking a look at the world of home decor and design, and art and craft. From retro to modern, fabulous to functional, the Springbok Spaza will hunt down cool home accessories, keep an eye on emerging trends and find out if there’s more to South African…

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