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    Friends & Neighbours: Denny Mo

    We caught up with Denny Mo – the owner of our new favourite Cape Town plant shop – Angles+Earth, and discovered he has some pretty radical ambitions!

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  • Teachers lounge

    Inside the St John’s staffroom

    Usually it’s only the teachers who usually get to see inside the school staffroom, right? Well, two teacher-slash-decorators at St Johns Diocesan School in Pietermaritzburg mailed us pics of theirs, and we think it deserves to be see by everyone! Look at the sweet note they sent us too: “Hi Skinny laMinx Team, A colleague …

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  • Zonnebloem School Library

    I couldn’t be more delighted to see these images in Visi Magazine of the new Zonnebloem School Library, to which we donated fabric and cushions as part of a spectacular project by the Chris Otto Foundation Trust and architect Victoria Perry of Loudon Perry Anderson Architects . Head over to Visi to see the full article. Images …

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  • week swatches

    What goes with green?

    Have you ever wondered how we decide which colours to include in a new textile print? Well, it was quite a process this year with Roof Garden, as we haven’t had a three colour print in our range before, so here’s how it happened: The process started late 2016, when the design had been decided upon, …

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  • Lynn Fagg

    Friends & Neighbours: Lynn’s Studio

    Are you a professional decorator in the Cape Town or Stellenbosch area? Then you need to meet Lynn Fagg – our energetic dynamo of a fabric consultant. She’d love to be in touch with you to show you the Skinny laMinx fabric book.

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  • Skinny laMinx Fabric Roof Garden in Rio

    How we roll

    Our three-colour Roof Garden print in production.

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  • invitation

    A Plant Swap

    Last week, our launch of our new Roof Garden textile print was specifically for decorators and the press, but this week, it’s all about showing our new design to friends and family (that’s you!). Join us at the shop on Thursday 1 June, when we’ll be open all day til 8pm, so you can have a …

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  • Skinny laMinx Roof Garden

    Introducing Roof Garden

    Behind the Skinny laMinx shop, a steel fire escape leads up to our production studio via a hot, bleak city rooftop. Over time, I’ve been adding plants to this scorched place, transforming it slowly into a spiky rooftop garden, populated with the sculptural forms of heat-loving aloes, cacti, euphorbia & more. The shapes, colours & …

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  • Plant shadow

    Making Friday: Plant shadows

    Some of the experiments and photos I’ve been taking around the idea of plant shadows.

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