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LIGHT UP THEIR WORLD

Want to make a real difference? Diepsloot. This is a vibrant community of over 130 000 people that’s located in the Northern part of Johannesburg. It was originally established as a transit camp and grew as people moved in without proper infrastructure. With crimes totaling over 40001 reported incidents annually, it is hardly the safest place for children to grow. …

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RAND SHOW: DESIGN PAVILION

An initiative to put South African design on the global map as well as making good design accessible to all. South Africa is making its mark in original design, but it is still only appreciated and shared to a very select market. The aim of Johannesburg Design Week is to take design to a broader audience and ultimately make good …

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iTRAK GPS WATCH

Introducing iTRAK: GPS watch for kids. A part of a parent’s job is to constantly fret and fuss about the safety of their children. It is simply a part of parenthood. They breathe a sigh of relief when their kids return home from school unscathed and unharmed by the world. Now, parents no longer have to worry about the whereabouts …

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COOL IDEAS

Flying anytime soon? Check out our ads in the kulula khuluma magazine October edition, for more information about your area. Contact us on 010 593 2665 or connect@cisp.co.za to see if you qualify for cool FTTH pricing.

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KODA: A MOBILE HOME

KODA is a tiny solar-powered house that can move with its owners. by Lucy Wang Movable home options have expanded far beyond RVs and renovated buses. For those with a penchant for modern minimalism and endless travel, Estonian design collective Kodasema created KODA, a tiny prefabricated home that can move with its homeowners. The movable home prototype is designed with …

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HANDMADE CONTEMPORARY FAIR

The roof of Hyde Park Corner is abuzz with activity as the Sanlam HmC team sets up Johannesburg’s most anticipated lifestyle event. The tents and floors have been craned up, walls erected, furniture trucked in and finishing touches put in place. Now the real magic starts. Over the next few days, our 120 exhibitors are travelling from all over the …

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THE HOME DECOR EXPO

The Home Décor Expo 2016 will showcase 6 houses that have been furnished and styled by some of South Africa’s top homeware and furniture companies, namely Coricraft, Sutherlands Home Furnishing, Blockhouse, Lots & Crates, Little Known Designs and Melonwoods. They have been challenged to decorate the ultimate home at Waterfall Estates. These 6 houses are located in The Sheds @ …

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JOBURG’S OLD GAS WORKS

Dilapidated Beauty: Sleeping giant in our midst. By Graham Wood Johannesburg’s old gas works has the potential to ‘graft together the divided patchwork of multiple urban fragments surrounding it’. About five years ago there was a burst of excitement about the future of the Johannesburg Gas Works, the defunct early 20th-century red brick and steel industrial cathedral just beyond 44 …

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CURATE YOUR SPACE AT AMATULI

A well curated home tells a legend of travel and faraway places, of makers and objects with history and purpose. Your home is a storyteller, inviting your visitors into a unique expression. It is your personal art gallery in which you create and curate. After all, there is no life in cookie-cutting a store’s showroom display. This means ‘decorating’ may …

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LOERIES WORKSHOPS

Due to popular demand, we’re hosting a How To Enter Workshops in Johannesburg Wed 11 May and in Durban Wed 18 May. These sessions are for agencies and brands – whether you’ve entered before or not. You should attend to get insight on the entry process, how the judging works and give you tips and guidelines on preparing your entries. …