a purist home makeover

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A visual story capturing the home makeover by House of Hawks for Natelee Cocks, two wildly talented South African ladies currently working and living in Dubai.   I was recently introduced to the Australian series, The Block. It has quickly become my favourite show to watch. My thoughts are now completely immersed in all things architecture and interior […]

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Berlin Exhibition

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  What an unbelievable privilege to travel all the way to Berlin to share my latest project through Urban Noun at Level EIGHT in the German burrow of Mitte. As a contemporary illustrator it is important for me to step away from commissioned originals every now and then in order to address tough issues we […]

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New York Exhibition

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  As a young girl, all I ever wanted was to move to New York to work in the fashion industry. My love of fashion evolved to a career in graphic design and almost accidentally to illustration. As a young adult, I received a gracious offer to stay in the Upper West Side with one […]

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Top 5 at NY NOW Expo

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  I am in designer heaven filled with hand crafted artisanal items at the New York Now expo at the Javits Center. There are so many stalls that I am spreading my visits out over the next few days to take it all in. Here are my five favourites from my visit today. We are […]

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Discovering Betty’s Bay

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“It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” – Edmund Hillary After multiple weekends of work and countless late nights we decided to treat ourselves to a quiet weekend away to just unwind, connect and recharge for our upcoming projects. I booked my first AirBnB late last year and was very impressed with the […]

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Buffalo Drift

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“Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury – to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is the best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind.” – Albert Einstein   There are few experiences superior to a quiet weekend escape ensconced in nature. This weekend […]

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Babylonstoren

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Finally back at my studio and catching up on all the blog posts I didn’t get around to last year. First up is my absolutely favourite place in Cape Town: Babylontsoren. I remember the first time I went there around four years ago with two friends. We wandered around the gardens for hours in the […]

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Liquid Love

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“She loves the serene brutality of the ocean, loves the electric power she felt with each breath of wet, briny air.” ― Holly Black   I have had the absolute pleasure of working with Mia van Zyl on a few original artworks so far and was delighted to hand craft a drawing as a gift […]

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Tiny Originals

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“Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.” – Eleanor Roosevelt   Natelee Cocks, a very talented photographer currently working in Dubai, approached me earlier this year to hand craft two Tiny Originals for her […]

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Le Provence Cottages

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“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” Eleanor Roosevelt Over the last two years where life has become far busier and more demanding I have been giving a lot of thought to experiences and the importance […]

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