Tag / design

August 23, 2017
Quasiem Gamiet

Fersyndicate: Quasiem Gamiet chats design and the new Thuggery drop

23.08.17 by Aneeqah Samsodien   Chclt has the scoop on the latest Thuggery drop; we chat to designer and graffiti artist Quasiem Gamiet AKA Fersyndicate, about growing up in an environment that did not support creativity and growing up living his best life by his rules. Quasiem graduated from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology …

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April 20, 2017

Product Design Part One: Packaging

  20.04.17 by Aneeqah Samsodien   A great thing about hiring an industrial designer to offer your business design solutions is that the designer conceptualises and creates products that are not only great in design, but both functional in sustainability and an economical sense e.g packaging. The first contributing factor one faces when given many …

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March 2, 2017

Michael Tymbios: Divergent and First Thursdays co-founder

02.03.17 by Aneeqah Samsodien   Chclt had a chance to briefly sit down with Michael Tymbios, co-founder of First Thursdays to discuss the bedlam of being self-employed, personal satisfaction and creating positive influences in Cape Town. Based at the Spin Street building, the first thing one notices when walking into the studio are the high …

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February 15, 2017

Art becomes you: About The Seppis and their love for photography

15.02.17 by Aneeqah Samsodien   It’s amazing to look at photos and their incredible ability to portray and influence emotions like they do and it comes as no surprise that these images you see are created by an amazing couple called The Seppis. Comprising of husband and wife, Taariq Sepstar and Seemaa Allie are creative …

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February 13, 2017

Youtube, iPhones and a luxury leather brand later

Research Unit’s Erin-Lee and Chad Petersen invited us to their workshop to have a chat about being a husband-wife team, selling an iPhone for capital and building their empire together.Erin is the picture of the modern day businesswoman; bold, independent and ambitious. She is the fire to Chad’s cool persona and together, they have created …

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January 25, 2017

The seasoned designer: from PE to Montreal

25.01.17 by Aneeqah Samsodien   Sometimes you meet a person that makes an impact on your life from the moment you meet them. We follow fashion designer Shukrie Joel’s journey of experimentation, practical learning and travelling. Aside from being a likeable person, Shukrie Joel is a designer with international experience, having travelled and worked in …

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