Johannesburg’s Nuanced Hospitality Oasis, The Saxon Hotel

On 10 lush acres, a luxury destination that marries history with a vision for the future

In the tony suburb of Sandhurst, South Africa, affixed to and interwoven with the city of Johannesburg, The Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa welcomes guests into a carefully manicured oasis. From a tubular glass skywalk among the tree tops, which snakes from the lobby toward the villas, to a lush corner garden that provides a moment of adventure or reprieve (as well as some ingredients for …

MOAD Calls for Participants for Its Next Exhibition

Beginning 10 June and running through 31 July, The Museum of African Design in Johannesburg, South Africa will be exhibiting #ULTRACONTEMPORARY#EMERGENCYART#AFRICA, an ephemeral art show in which works are only shown on the same day they are created. The artworks will address an immediate or burning emergency as decided by each artist. Attending audience members will be able to debate with the artists following each …

Spotlight on Algeria at the Museum of African Design

"D'Zair: Art and Craft A Johannesburg" features Algerian-made works from 13 artists

We’ve been following the Museum of African Design (MOAD), in Johannesburg, since its inception in 2013. As the first museum on the continent dedicated to contemporary design across Africa, it celebrates the past, present and future of visual understanding developed at home. For their first exhibition of 2016, “D’Zair: Art and Craft A Johannesburg,” MOAD has partnered with the Algerian Ministry of Culture. Some 13 …