anthology of wellbeing estila magazine

From eco-friendly future wall coverings, traditional craftsmanship to biophilic and wellness design, this edition is a must-read for any designer and creative.



From creatives to creatives, ESTILA Voices amplify the untold stories of our community, sharing thoughts and opinions for anyone interested in small independent lifestyle and design industries. Blending various creative disciplines; from art, music to design, each story features external links for you to immerse yourself in and get inspired by. ESTILA Voices are highly curated, and we therefore encourage you to stop and click through to further explore the topic or subject. They are not affiliated links, which gives us the freedom to include the best content in our ESTILA Voices articles.

Written by Pauline de Villiers Brettell

Continental drift: A design inspiration from Africa

In this article, through a digital journey Pauline explores how inspiration from Africa translates into design a little closer to home. Discover new independent brands and immerse yourself into digital experiences from music to inspirational videos and conversations.

Written by Alicia Lai

B-Boheme: Why this small brand is disrupting the footwear industry

In this article founder Alicia Lai of B_Boheme explains why they decided to disrupt the footwear industry with the practices they put into place and the problems she has identified that drive her bold decisions making.

artist open calls - Lisa Price

Written by Lisa Price

Artist open calls: What's the deal?

In this article, artist Lisa Price shares her honest opinions, experiences and tips for artists who consider (or enter) open calls for visibility and for galleries who organise such events.

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Written by Lorna Gibson

Bringing illustrations to life through words and animation

In this article, illustrator and author Lorna Gibson explains  her evolution as a creative and her journey into the worlds of animation and writing empowering books.

three brand strategies for small businesses

Written by Pauline de Villiers Brettell

Brand strategies: What is driving your business forward?

As creative businesses navigate through challenges and continuous changes, in this article, Pauline shares case studies of three brand strategies as well as trends to consider when driving your business forward. Can you find strategies for your business?

bcorp for small creative businesses

Written by Pauline de Villiers Brettell

B Corp: The good, the bad and the beneficial

While B Corporation certification has been around since 2007, shifts in business models alongside the major social shifts after the last two years has seen a rise in interest and certification of businesses signing up. Small and medium size brands are driving this interest. Could your business benefit too?

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