Culture & Lifestyle

LEVI’S® 501® INTERPRETATION: MARCO RIEKSTINS

Marco Riekstins is a fashion blogger, writer and stylist living in Johannesburg. Built under the premise that any man can live a fashionable existence, Man of the Cloth has grown immensely into a local favourite for men on the go and continues to expand into various other subjects online five years on.

LEVI’S® 501® INTERPRETATION: ROY POTTERILL

A long-time fixture of the Joburg creative community, Roy Potterill has always had an eye for opportunity and a talent for making things happen. Having got his hands dirty in everything from textiles to tattoo shops, his current passions for photography, technology and emerging markets have seen him rise to fame as a mobile photographer,...

LEVI’S® 501® INTERPRETATION: DAN NASH

  Creator and editor of South Africa’s Favourite Second Best Entertainment blog, Bangers & Nash. Online marketing consultant. MFCEO of #WhatUpRibs.           To find out more about go to bangersandnash.com. And for more information on ‘501® Interpretation’ click here!   GALLERY Portrait by Paul Ward

LEVI’S® 501® INTERPRETATION: GRANT PAYNE

  Hello, mynameisgrant. I am a 25-year-old South African-based photographer/creator. Born and bred in the 031, I call Durban home but now make my bed in Cape Town. My roots in photography lie deep in the streets. Black and white, shape and shadows… I am one of those shoot-first-ask-later kinda’ guys. I don’t often look...

LEVI’S® 501® INTERPRETATION: SERGIO INES

    Sergio Ines is a Creative Director at a Cape Town ad agency. He believes that when you’re asking someone for money, you should wear a tie — he spends a lot of time asking people for money. When he can, Sergio likes to talk men’s fashion on his blog WhatMyBoyfriendWore.com in the hope...

LEVI’S® 501® INTERPRETATION: Andrew Berry

I look for cool things, mainly South African cool things, but also cool things in general. I then help other people see these cool things by putting them on We-are-awesome

LEVI’S® 501® INTERPRETATION: MAX MOGALE

      Max Mogale’s world revolves around taking pictures. It’s that simple. Renowned for documenting the Cape Town street scene, Max’s photographic skills have seen him quickly rise through the ranks of the city’s social documentary crowd. A mix of colour and movement with a little street edge keeps Max’s work fresh and constantly...

#FYI: Random access memories and other cool shit…

At one small seed we believe in the power of unique ideas and novel concepts. Ranging from technology, design, art and music, we’ve compiled a collection of crazy, fascinating, funny and bizarre findings that we think would be of interest to you. Here are some of our favourite finds this past week. Stay tuned for...

The World According to Doug Aitken

Since his first exhibit in 1991 Doug Aitken, the conceptual artist from Los Angeles, has challenged conventional notions of what art can be. He is known for his innovative use of various mediums in order to create work that discusses how human memories and time fuse together with the world around us.

Le Petit Prince a 70 ans! Joyeux anniversaire!

The Little Prince was born into the oncoming turmoil of World War Two, yet the tender fable has become a revered artifact of wisdom, truth, and a gentle search for social justice. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry may not have lived to witness the extraordinary fate of his prized literary brilliance, but as 6 April 2013 marks...

Max Papeschi: Butchering Innocence

Max Papeschi may have begun his career as an author and director in film, television, and theatre, but the avante garde daredevil has twisted his skills into something a little more wicked. The satirical artist is known for his nightmarish re-intereterpretations of children’s fictional favourites. His visions see Mickey Mouse as a naked prostituting Nazi,...

#FYI: LED petrol stations and other cool shit…

At one small seed we believe in the power of unique ideas and novel concepts. Ranging from technology, design, art and music, we’ve compiled a collection of crazy, fascinating, funny and bizarre findings that we think would be of interest to you. Here are some of our favourite finds this past week. Stay tuned for...

Interview | Justin Bolognino: The ‘Synchronicity Architect’

Justin Bolognino is a jack-of-all-trades. The visionary entrepreneur has led marketing campaigns, produced documentary films, designed an environment for creative artists, and crafted inventive art pieces from some of the most unlikely, unreal materials. He does it all through the evolutionary gizmos of social media. The ‘Synchronicity Architect’ sketches his blueprint around making the hidden...
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