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Cape Town Designs From Tracy Lynch

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April 1, 2014

Tracy Lynch, Designer, South Africa

An independent and courageous creative sits down with A Magazine to discuss South African style, a free imagination, a knotty economy and her latest projects. By Susan Harte.

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Mediterranean Giveaway

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April 30, 2014

Savar, New Zealand Skincare

What's your Mediterranean secret? For our Southern Hemisphere Mother's Day we have natural skin care waiting to soak into the sun-kissed skin of our most creative readers.

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The Life Works Of Harry Seidler

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April 11, 2014

Harry Seidler LIFEWORK - just published by Rizzoli this week

This month Vladimir Belogolovsky, with publisher Rizzoli, has released his book 'Harry Seidler LIFEWORK'. By Mandie Purcell of Sydney a heritage consultancy, Modern Heritage Matters.

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The Babylonstoren Garden of Eden

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April 2, 2014

The magical garden at Babylonstoren

Babylonstoren's garden is famous for having over 300 edible plants. Once the food bowl of South Africa for passing ships, in the 1600s, this recently converted Dutch Farm is now a stunning hotel with one of the most beautiful vegetable gardens I have visited. Having written about the hotel last year and a paid a visit in July, I had to revisit this remarkable place. By Susan Harte.

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Mother City To The Veld: Private Homes To Rent

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April 2, 2014

Private Houses to rent, Cape Town and Surrounds, South Africa

Sometimes hotels, reception desks and mini bars don't cut it. When in an area of such natural beauty as Cape Town and its surrounds, we like to make ourselves at home in super stylish houses. Susan Harte uncovers the finest-grade of shelters available for rent.

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Ping Fu, A Woman in Front, USA

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March 8, 2014

Ping Fu, A Woman in Front, USA

3D printing is a real thing, folks, of which artist and scientist, Ping Fu, is one of the original founders. We catch up with the highly successful and dynamic woman to find out the level of innovation and creativity it takes to technologically spearhead the world. By Susan Harte with additional reporting by Natasha Gammell.

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Wolff Architects, SA

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April 2, 2014

Red Location Museum, 2005 & Staff Residences For Vredenburg Hospital, 2012

Wolff Architects is a socially-engaged design studio based in South Africa. Their practice straddles research, academia and an intriguing catalogue of built projects which address local cultures and politics with both sensitivity and skill. By Rachel Ang.

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Converted Shipping Container for Schools

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April 2, 2014

Vissershok Container School, South Africa

Vissershok Container School is the result of a very cool competition asking high school students in Johannesburg to hatch innovative designs for converting shipping containers into schools. By Rachel Ang.

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Today’s Suffragette Wears A Different Uniform

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March 8, 2014

Today's Suffragette Wears A Different Uniform

Emily Kucukalic, Managing Director of boutique branding and marketing agency, Brand New You, raises questions about twenty first century women and gives some very clever insights to parents of GenY. Listen up.

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A prize for women’s writing – The Stella Prize

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April 26, 2014

The Stella Prize - Recognising Australian Women’s Literature. By Julia Champtaloup.

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Mcqueen, Rodriguez & Wang, NYC

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March 19, 2014

Talia Shuvalov, Sydney Fashion Designer in NYC

Rebecca Ryba finds out how a young Sydney girl made it to the dizzy heights of fashion as Senior Knitwear Designer for Alexander Wang in New York.

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The Weight of the Soul, NYC

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March 11, 2014

Laurie Freedman, founder of 3/4 of an ounce ,NYC

An old friend in NYC , Lauri Freedman was always the woman who knew best how to help out - be it a broken arm, a dying friend or helping a homesick Kiwi. It was never with flowers or cards - she was thoughtful, practical and totally original. Beth Whitman talks with Lauri about her new line of condolence gifts and online journal, where she updates timeworn traditions and creates new rituals to commemorate death and loss. Photos by Alison Rosa.

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