This is the Alexander Sack I use for laundry. I fill it with grubby garments every week and drop at our laundry down the road. Every week this bag goes through a cold wash and tumble with our clothes. Yesterday I picked up the laundry and wondered just how many times this bag had been …More
What does 156 washes look like?
PROUD SOUTH is the latest book from trends forecaster Lidewij Edelkoort celebrating…. us! Yes! She’s made a book about the people, the creativity, the beauty and expression of OUR part of the planet – the Southern part! The book’s 415 glorious pages show the creative explosion of fashion, photography and art from Africa, South Asia and SE Asia, and …More
New Prints : Freedom, Change, Progress & Shift
The whole world has endured a shared experience of loss and fear during the Pandemic, and now we share the hope for a time of renewal, optimism, growth and change. Today we launch four Risograph prints, expressing this hope in a graphic rendering of the way we mark time, the beauty of small shifts, and …More
Collaboration: Fashion Fabrics with Nerida Hansen
If you’re into home sewing, then this is what you’ve been waiting for. It’s the launch of our fashion fabrics collaboration with Aussie textile maven Nerida Hansen Fabrics! Together, we have made three bestselling Skinny laMinx bestselling prints available for sale in multiple colourways and weights, including: 100% Linen Organic Cotton Jersey, French Terry, Tencel Linen, Organic Cotton …More
New: Shard print
Sometimes I’m a very slow designer. I’ve realised this as I go through a very high-energy week, in which we’re launching a brand new print called Shard at Decorex Cape Town. While it is a visually energetic with Op-Art vibes, the idea for Shard came about during those slow, peculiar weeks and months when the …More
2022 Pattern Repeat Retreat
It’s almost time for our annual Pattern Repeat Retreat. Are you coming? We’ll spend two days in beautiful Swellendam, getting hands-on with exploring and understanding pattern. I’ll send you back home feeling inspired and capable of creating pattern using the simplest of tools. It’ll be fun! JOIN US: A 2-day pattern & printing workshop with me, hosted by Grace + Merci Cafe in …More
From Drab to Fab with Dan Saks
While my old pal Dan Saks of Saks Corner is in the biz of producing solid wood Scandi-inspired furniture, his first love is to breathe fresh life into old things.
So when I handed Dan a brown-painted 50’s cane chair I’d bought on a whim, he offered to share his tips for taking something from drab to fab, using our new Flower Ring fabric.More
PRESS : Tiles in House & Leisure
We’re thrilled to have a three-page article in House & Leisure magazine’s BUILD issue, focussing on our new collection of tile designs.More
COLLABORATION : Concrete Tiles!
We are thrilled thrilled to be working with Concrete Studio to produce a range of 6 concrete tile designs,More