Clinton Friedman Special!


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It’s a WHOLESALE SPECIAL at Clinton Friedman for today only.

20% off Wall Art and 15% off Scatter cushions! Be sure to order by midnight of the 7th December.

♥ Deb




Designed by Emma from Bohemia Home these awesome posters full of colour and fun come in sizes are A2, A3 and A1 and come on canvas in sizes A1 and A2. They are only $39.00 and you can get Spanish, Greek or Italian version’s not just english.

Or enjoy these Destination rolls …

TOGGLE – New Zealand

Toggle is an online shopping hub where you can choose from a panel of designers and their various items. It’s perfect for gift ideas. Toggle offers loads of cool things to buy from homeware to jewellery to travel accessories and you can do your shopping all in one place. For those in New Zealand, its free delivery! To the rest of you, it’s a good place to buy your Kiwi mates some gifts! (Smile) Here are just a few examples of the goodies available.

Kinoo Prints offers…

Cool Crib offers cool little clobber…

NZ Identity offers multi-purpose cases and tea-towels…

And if you travelling anytime soon…

DQ Company offers passport cases and travel pillows!

So go and check it out yourself and get those Christmas gifts on their way! Shop at Toggle here.

Calling all Creatives it’s Exhibition time!

Happy mid-week everyone. I love receiving mail that carries news for all you creative’s out there. The COLLECTIVE invites all interested artists to submit their work for their final exhibition of the year titled “It’s A Wrap”.

The criteria are as follows:
All art must be original, of good quality and ready for hanging that will sell for under R1 500 (including gallery commission). All selected items will be charged our introductory price of R10 per piece and a 38% commission charged on all works sold.
This exhibition is for you should you have any work and items of the following nature:
·       Fashion  & Accessories (one-off pieces and Vintage attire)
·       Street Art (all art relating to the culture)
·       Jewellery
·       Retro House hold Items
·       Prints
·       Photography
·       New Media
·       Rare Books
·       Ceramics
·       Vintage Toys
·       Local CDs
If you are interested, please make sure you take all artworks to the COLLECTIVE gallery between 21st November and 25th November 2011 during gallery hours.
The exhibition will open on Wednesday 30th November 2011 at 6 pm and close on January 21st 2012. (see you there!)

Please feel free to contact the gallery if you have any enquiries on +27 (0) 31 303 4891 or email

Clinton Friedman

Above: Photograph magnificently captured can be found in his Flight&Freedom collection; The Elephant Cropping paired with a Black Botanical collection.

Above: Aloe/ Whole plant collections along with a Herbarium Pressing, Insect Studies and his Grafik Botanical print.

Talented photographer Clinton Friedman has taken many hearts captive by his inspiring photography. Some of you may know him by his Aloe prints and Polaroid Studies but he offers much more. Photographs from insect studies and trees to botanical and animals. His understanding and passion for nature and his wonderful use of light forms a beautifully orchestrated photograph which exposes the balanced feeling of being one with nature.

Not only can you buy these photographs, prints or pressings for framing but you can enjoy his work on textiles as seen on the scatter cushions as well as homeware, gifts and accessories items. I have my eye on some of those cushions and my heart is set on the elephant prints as Elephants are my favourite animals.

What I love about Clinton’s work is that you can sense his humble character and the gentle temperament he holds to the nature and the people he photographs, which to me means a great deal when supporting an artist and choosing a piece of art. One has to agree or connect with the artists work and with Clinton, it’s very easy to welcome that character displayed in his work.

Above: Black &White Grafik Botanical print grouped with coastline shots create a perfect balance; some of Clinton’s Scatter cushion collection beautifully made; below are 2 prints from Clinton’s Iconic Africa collection.

If you are wanting to get any information on sales or stockists or to simply get inspired by Clinton’s work, take a long look through his website here.

Thank you, Clinton for allowing Creative Stream to write a little about your incredible work. Every piece you have is inspiring, unique and filled with an African flavour that consumes a person from anywhere in the world with a wish to see more of the innocence of nature.