A few simple efforts to touch the lives of the homeless in Cape Town resulted in a global response.
Introducing The Street Store. The world’s first rent-free, premises-free, free ‘pop-up clothing store’ for the homeless, found entirely on the street and curated by you.
Download the open-source files and host your own Street Store on www.thestreetstore.org. Showing how a simple act of kindness goes a long way.
Cape Town’s natural history museum is the perfect place to inspire children to learn. But sadly the museum is being forgotten. To get kids excited to visit, a special invitation was created using something all children know and love.
M&C Saatchi Abel were nominated for a Loerie Award for this project, the ceremony of which took place this past weekend. It’s a smart, uplifting idea and unique invitation to learn and grow.
This year, Cape Town plays host to over 460 solutions driven, design oriented projects. Each is geared towards transforming the lives of locals and visitors by turning the Mother City into a sustainable, inclusive and truly African city.
Mark Samuel takes to the indoor shooting range at Gun Fun, getting his first taste of firepower: a handgun, AK-47 and pump-action shotgun.
Which Cape Town adventure should he tackle next?
The Cape has some beautiful scenic drives, ocean views and jutting cliffs. But to leap off of said cliffs? Well, that’s seeking a different kind of view.
Jared Paisley of we-are-awesome spent time with local BASE jumpers in Cape Town. He captured the bravery and excitement of jumping off elevated points, at the mercy of a backpack containing the only thing that saves you from a terrifying end.
Self-expression, inspiration and the fulfilment of pursuing your passion; Andile Dyalvane, co-founder and co-owner of Cape Town based Imiso Ceramics, has made a name for himself with clay and kiln.
We’re still in love with this high-energy video celebrating the Mother City. Let the positive vibes permeate your computer screen as you groove along to Pharrell’s familiar tune. HAPPY Friday!
Jake Easton, founder of Tribe Coffee Roasting, wraps up Cape Town’s burgeoning coffee culture, throwing in a few flavourful facts for good measure – your next cafe conversation is taken care of.
Lorraine Loots embarked on a remarkable project in 2013 entitled 365 Postcards for Ants, in which she created a miniature watercolour painting every day for a year. Following its success, and in celebration of our city’s designation as World Design Capital 2014, she’s doing it all over again, and this time all the paintings are Cape Town themed.