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. […]

Portraits from Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rafael Comino Matas, a Spanish artist, uses one of the most inspiring, unique ways to capture his experiences in Africa –  journaling in the form of a sketchbook. He captures powerful portraits of people that he meets along the journey. His striking mix of different materials such as watercolor, pencil, and pen create beautiful effects in his […]

Roaming the American Wilderness

Reading Time: 4 minutes Willem Van Den Heever is an independent filmmaker, photographer and traveler from Pretoria, South Africa. He began his film-making career in 2011 while still in high school. He graduated with a Bachelors degree in Film Arts in 2015 from The Open Window Institute of Film Arts in Centurion, Pretoria. His first film, Coffee (2013), gained international […]

Not all who wander are lost

Reading Time: 2 minutes American born artist Missy H. Dunaway moved to Turkey to study art and textiles all alone. From there, she continued to travel through Europe, Morocco, and other destinations. Instead of capturing her travel experiences with a camera, Missy carried around her Moleskine notebooks and documented her travels with paintings. Her paintings are filled with dreamy scenes, along […]

Illustrated travel numbers by María Hdez

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’re planning an adventure around the world, you might want to follow these numbers. María Hdez, a Spanish illustrator and graphic designer, has created a series of illustrated numbers, each one of a different travel destination. This series shows Hdez’ favorite travel destinations which she has already visited, as well as her design skills. This series […]

CreativeMornings Summit 2014: A Retrospective

Reading Time: 5 minutes A little over a year ago, Nicework was given the go ahead to open the Johannesburg chapter of CreativeMornings. It’s been an amazing rollercoaster ride. We’ve had some historical talks, some analog ones, and have even convinced a bunch of people to hang out in a bar in the morning. Having twisted our rubber arms, Tina […]

McBess makes Londoners nicer to each other

Reading Time: 2 minutes #travelbetterlondon if you want to know more about how Travel Better London has created an amazing campaign to train the city creatures of London to be nice to each other. They commissioned artwork from super-talented French illustrator McBess Follow the campaign over on the Travel Better London site, and admire more of McBess’s work over on his site.          

We love travel and graphic wit, so this was a no brainer.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every now and then you see one of those ideas that make you think “Damn why didn’t I think of that”… This campaign is so clever and so simple, we love it! Well done Grey Beijing. “Travel more, see more.” Advertising Agency: Grey, Beijing, China Executive Creative Director: Chee Guan Yue Creative Director: Chee Guan […]

Move, Eat and Learn

Reading Time: 1 minute “3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage… all to turn 3 ambitious linear concepts based on movement, learning and food”  MOVE from Rick Mereki on Vimeo. EAT from Rick Mereki on Vimeo. LEARN from Rick Mereki on Vimeo.

Old Mac Daddy’s Trailer Park

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is not really a travel blog, but some destinations warrant a punt. Old Mac Daddy’s Luxury Trailer Park is located just outside of Cape Town. The standout feature of the location are the ten Airstream trailers from the 1950’s that serve as designer accommodation for its guests. Each trailer is designed by a different artist/designer with […]