Archive for September, 2010

7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Europe.

I am counting down the days… I haven’t been home in over a year. It’s time for Europe. Des and I will spend a couple of weeks in my mother-continent and I can’t wait. Home is calling…


pic by lazareva

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Jana & Ryan’s pre-wedding-shoot


Wow. We are busy shooting almost every day lately… this was Monday in a lovely park in Cape Town with Jana and Ryan – they’re getting married this coming Saturday…

more pix on
desmondlouw.co.za

Plus, I just found that the wedding blog capeclassique mentioned us. thanx gaby!

Family photos..


At all the weddings we shoot, the most boring part is usually the time of the family-photos. OMG… usually takes way too long “Okay and now only granny and you…”. Well… I think the pictures should be really crazy with everyone going mad or really awkward and old fashioned. So finding the website awkwardfamilyphotos really inspired me. Enjoy. x

Jana & Melt

Wow. what a Friday, what a wedding. Jana and Melt got hitched in Franschhoek and we had the privilege to be part of it. More pix on the desmondlouw.co.za Enjoy. Happy Wednesday! x

New exhibition @ whatiftheworld

ATHI-PATRA RUGA

TEETH ARE THE ONLY BONES THAT SHOW… (I love that… awesome!!!)

OPENING: WED 06 OCT 18H00, WHATIFTHEWORLD / GALLERY 208 ALBERT ROAD WOODSTOCK CAPE TOWN

Whatiftheworld is pleased to present the first installment of the ‘Ilulwane Saga’ by Athi-Patra Ruga, entitled Teeth are the only bones that show…

In this exhibition Athi-Patra Ruga elaborates on an already dense personal iconography informed by influences as diverse as pop culture, theology, performance, ritual, and sociopolitical concerns. He presents us with visual propositions that challenge definitions of masculinity and highlight contemporary South African issues around sexuality, wealth, race and consumerism as a framework for identity. Mixing beach balls, Lamborghinis, French baroque, BEE, Cape Flats gangsters, Louis Vuitton, and Xhosa initiation rites, Ruga blends these seemingly disparate elements into his portrait of a complex and fluid society.

Go check it out, whatiftheworld is always an inspiration! x

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spread the love

‘spread your love’ by hamed kohan from iran is one of the shortlisted design entries
from more than 3000 participants in the recent designboom competition,
‘seoul cycle design 2010’, organized in collaboration with seoul design foundation.

the tire design features heart-shaped knobs that create playful tracks on the streets.
a series of corresponding bike racks are distributed throughout the city.

designer’s own words:
‘simple as love, strong as love.’

source: like cool

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