The flower that blooms

Reading Time: 2 minutes Be inspired by dreamy paintings where humans and nature coexist by Japanese artist Miho Hirano. Her subjects appear unified with their environment. Striking elements of the paintings include hair flowing into flowering tree branches or strands of seaweed and adorned with goldfish, hummingbirds, and various insects. Each element carefully crafted that carries their own symbolic weight. […]

Anastasia Pather

Reading Time: 2 minutes Anastasia Pather is a practising fine artist who received her BFA from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2010. She is a finger painter, quiet performer and female concerned with surface and the duality of objects. Her work explores the architecture of memory and the politics of colour. Although she understands her process as an […]

The wonderful Andrew Sutherland

Reading Time: 2 minutes Andrew Sutherland was born in Oranjemund, South West Africa in early 1982. He moved to England with his family at the age of 11 where he spent his early teenage years. At the age of 16 Andrew moved to Cape Town and after finishing school enrolled at The Ruth Prowse School of Art in Woodstock. […]

The Crazy Plate Lady

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadian artist, Jacqueline Poirier has crowned herself “The Crazy Plate Lady”. Her beautiful hand-painted charger plates are showcased throughout The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Toronto. Designs on the plates range from landscapes, portraits, animals, food and everything in between. Although each design is unique, Poirier’s plates capture the Canadian spirit. The colourful palettes and designs spark conversation at […]

Costello & Hellerstein – A Lesson in Traditional Art Mediums in Branding

Reading Time: 2 minutes Whenever a new branding project comes in after a string of other projects, a large majority of designers and creatives would probably turn to their trust Internetz or digital program to start trawling the world wide web in search of some form of brain spark. Often traditional forms of art and creation fall by the […]

Gift’s Incredible Car Wash

Reading Time: < 1 minute Gift is an awesome dude who can be found working outside the Media Mill in Milpark. He brightens peoples days by washing their cars with a smile. Nicework decided to brighten Gift’s day by creating a sign to promote his services to potential clients. In need of an incredible car wash? Visit Gift at The […]