Wiid Design | Something spectacular at the brewery!
January 11, 2016
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Wiid Design creates pared-down, perfectly proportioned pieces that are defined by handmade elements and obsessive attention to detail. Skillfully combining traditional handcrafting and avant-garde techniques, Wiid transforms materials into life-enriching and durable-furniture such as stools, benches, side tables, planters and dining tables, as well as lighting and tableware.

The CBC Craft Colab will showcase some if Wiid Design’s signature cork and ceramic pieces, as well as collaborative works by artists Ceramic Matters.
The inspiration for the CBC Craft Colab comes from the fact that both companies have a passion for quality and detail in their craft/art, therefore this is a perfect opportunity for Wiid Design to showcase their products in CBC’s wonderful brewery.

Watch his #CraftColab2 video here. Follow them @WiidDesign.

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A poem inspired by Wolfgang
January 11, 2016

Skryf met lyf is ‘n kombinasie van wie Mia is, wat sy sien, en waaroor sy wonder.
Dinge uit my en ander lewens wat ek oplet, neerpen en uitvou in stories, gedigte & gedagtes.

Idees ry op woorde rond, en met die deel van my skribbels hoop ek om mense te help dink oor nuwe dinge,
uit vars hoeke, en om nuwe buite en binneplekke te ontdek in die proses.

The inspiration for my piece:
Something Wolfgang said in our interview. “I can change my little radius,
and if I do that, I’ve done something.”

Watch her #CraftColab2 video here.

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Burgundy Collective Beer Coasters
January 11, 2016
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Burgundy Collective manufactures a range of handcrafted leather goods, using local materials and quality craftsmanship. We are a small team who enjoy taking the greatest care and consideration throughout each step of the process, constructing our bags to last and grow more beautiful with age and wear. All our products, inspired by simplicity and functionality, are exclusively made in our studio in Stellenbosch, South Africa

Inspiration:
Our inspiration for CBC Craft Colab came from the idea of creating functionality through simplistic design. Leather coasters were the perfect answer. It is often in life that small things can make a lasting impression, just due to the fact that they fulfill a needed purpose.

The Burgundy Collective Leather Coasters will add the perfect combination of style and sophistication to your craft beer drinking experience.

Watch their #CraftColab2 video here. Follow them @BURGUNDY91

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Design for #CraftColab2 | Mareth Colleen
January 11, 2016
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MARETHCOLLEEN is the brainchild of Mareth van der Walt and Colleen Lesch, a forceful fashion duo that resides in Cape Town. A fully-fledged creative partnership and the production of a range of ready-to-wear women’s apparel.Using locally sourced talent and materials, the passionate pair produces a diverse range of quality garments. The range places a strong emphasis on intricate beadwork.

INSPIRATION:
We always do hand beaded items and love incorporating them into our collections so when we went to visit the CBC brewery we found the interior and all the machinery’s shapes and metallic hues very inspirational. The gunmetal colours of the bottling line, silver stainless steel of the draft taps, tanks, copper lamps, golden amber of the Harvest Lager and the golden orange of the Mandarina Bavaria IPA. We decided to incorporate these colours and shapes into a hand beaded neckpiece. The sheer mesh top finishes off the look and adds a touch of femininity.

Watch their #CraftColab2 video here. Follow them @marethcolleen

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Kwartels en Manna | #CraftColab2
January 11, 2016
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Charge all things you fashion with a breath of your own spirit – Kahlil Gilbran, The Prophet

“Inspired by nature in its purest form, we are passionate about using seasonal, locally sourced materials to create and curate one-of-a-kind, bold and emotionally provoking installations.

Our CBC installation is inspired by the value of time-honoured processes and the organic combination of movement, balance and contrast; elements that together, personify nature. In our expression, Kwartels en Manna celebrates the consideration of craftsmanship, skill and passion, artistic endeavor and impact of work done by hands, the acumen of precision, and appreciation of every detail of the process. Because, creating a truly exceptional beer is (nothing other than) a refined art.” – Tarien Odendal

Watch here #CraftColab 2 video here. Follow them @kwartelsenmanna_MG_5449

CBC Craft Colab 2 | Fanny Chanel
January 11, 2016
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Fanny Chanel is an honest flavour driven passion for ice-cream. Making ice-cream the way is was made in 1930’s. Maggie Beer once said “Time can be tasted in Food”, this is how i feel about ice-cream, tasting the flavour in its purest form. To be making ice-cream for a living is such a blessing and a dream come true._MG_5424

Wolfgang’s passion for what he does is infectious, he has integrity in what he does and he does it well. He focus’s on the best quality ingredients for his beers which you can taste. It’s not just about the beer, it’s about the process, the people, the malt, the hops. In saying this; my inspiration comes from not just using the beer, but to use what goes into the beer & fermentation process. People can then taste 3 different aspects (ingredient, process, end product) of the CBC beer making process.

Watch the Fanny Chanel #CraftColab2 video here.