The Notorious B.I.G – The Danish architect dominating design
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The Notorious B.I.G – The Danish architect dominating design

Quiz any architecture or design student on their key inspirations and Bjarke Ingels is quite likely to pop up near the top of the list. At a relatively young 41, Ingels has some serious cred. With mammoth projects in development, ranging from the revitalisation of the Ground Zero/World Trade Centre precinct in New York to … Continue reading

Tidy home; Tidy life. Marie Kondo’s spiritual approach to de-cluttering
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Tidy home; Tidy life. Marie Kondo’s spiritual approach to de-cluttering

Remember as a recalcitrant teen, your mother bemoaning the state of your bedroom and warning in a doom-laden voice: “a messy bedroom means a messy mind”? Cue eye-rolling and hormonal temper tantrums but it turns out that Mummy had it right all along. It seems that in a world hungry for philosophy, Tidying Up may … Continue reading

From chef to entrepreneur: Inspired vision of Arctic Oriental
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From chef to entrepreneur: Inspired vision of Arctic Oriental

AN AUTUMN LEAF can inspire colour schemes. Ephemeral colours of a summer night sky may do the same. Geometry may inspire form. But whatever the key to creativity and innovation is, the well of inspiration expands greatly when travel comes into play. Throw into the mix the qualities necessary to be a successful chef and … Continue reading

Illustrative art of Eddie Botha
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Illustrative art of Eddie Botha

EDDIE BOTHA sits at his desk in a large, shared artists’ studio surrounded by multiple artworks in various states of completion. Shelves and crates are stacked high with artists’ media, tools, paper, exhibition posters and splashes of colour. Bookshelves and rudimentary panels of different heights serve as partitions to define each artist’s workspace while the hum … Continue reading