A few weeks ago, Duncan Pape and I attended the media launch of the Bokeh Fashion Film Festival 2018. It was a fancy lunch affair hosted by Bokeh founder and MD Adrian Lazarus, at the newly opened Vista Marina restaurant in the V&A Waterfront.
The beauty of Design Indaba is that you’re entertained or wowed from arrival to departure. Like this DSTV poster in the entrance hall. From a distance its eye-catching in its simplicity.
Up close you’ll find yourself engaged in a little ‘guess the movie or character’ pop quiz.
It’s that time of the year again when all the cool people descend on the Mother City to celebrate the best of South African creative culture. Design Indaba 2013
The DI Conference is a three day event held in at Cape Town International Convention Centre where speakers from around the world introduce the latest in everything innovative and creative; art, film, fashion, technology, decor. The works!
Yip, that Arno! The solo rock singer and Springbok Nude Girls frontman, Arno. While he’s been banging out tunes and working concerts like a pro all over the world, he’s been keeping a secret from us. Art. It’s his first love; a career he would have pursued had he not met genius guitarist slash producer Theo Crous, 18 years ago.
Meet gorgeous Yumna Sadan. We’ve worked together at two agencies over a period of about five years, I think. Ya, sounds about right. I know her as an incredibly talented Art Director / Designer in this crazy advertising business. Award-winning, in fact.
(Shhh, don’t tell anyone but she and fellow copywriter Shameema Davids were two of my (many) favourites in the studio.)
Anyhoo, I also knew that she dabbled occasionally with paint and canvasses between shopping trips to Cavendish, gorging on popcorn & coke at Cinema Nouveau, hanging with local film director Oliver Hermanus – she calls him Ollie – and just being fab. What I was not aware of, is just how uber-talented she really is.