Art and Design

Exploring Art and Defining Design

THE CENOTAPH – GREAT WAR MEMORIAL – Art Deco – GARDINER STREET, DURBAN

This Armistice Day when I visited the memorial, I could not recall it ever looking so handsome. The sparkling light of a bright sunny summer’s day in Durban was unsurpassing, … Continue reading

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Doomed Mayan Temple – Art Deco

Several months back as I was exiting the back entrance of Parklands hospital after having been poked and prodded by the doctor, pierced and plumbed and feeling just a little … Continue reading

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LAWSON MANSIONS – Durban

LAWSON MANSIONS – Durban Lawson Mansions, a smart 3 story Art Deco block of flats, with a delightful creamy face; rests comfortably on the corner of McDonald and Stella in … Continue reading

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MOUNT ROYAL – Durban

MOUNT ROYAL – Durban I have driven past this 5 story block of flats in Congella many times and took note that it had some Art Deco detail. This week, … Continue reading

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JUBILEE COURT – a visual joy – Durban

JUBILEE COURT – a visual joy – Durban Art Deco, Jubilee Court, Doorway This Art Deco block of flats, situated on Seventh Avenue, Morningside, on the Berea in Durban, is … Continue reading

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Which Animal has been the most influential to Zoomorphic Design?

Palaeolithic Horse, Cave painting. WHAT ANIMAL HAS BEEN THE MOST POPULAR TOPIC TO DESIGNERS THROUGH THE AGES? Several years back, I finished a book on Zoomorphic Design. (4000 Animal, Bird … Continue reading

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Doodling our Hours Away

Recently, as I was scratching through a box of drawings I did many years ago during my two years continuous service in the South African Defense Force, I came across … Continue reading

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