July 15, 2020
The Design [ Matter ] Podcast is a platform to showcase young designers, artists and every kind of creative out there to speak about what's happening in their businesses and lives and really what gives them the drive to continue.
In Episode 1, Chad Petersen, Managing Director at Research Unit and I chat about Research Unit [ Studio ], the business, the bag and leather industry and the difficulties we face during this time. We highlight this new platform for all our fans, listeners and viewers to comment and engage in a positive, creative way so we all can have our voices heard. Episode 1 Lets Go!
April 15, 2020
In Episode 1 of our first series, Empowering Communities with Research Unit, we highlight and collaborate with various communities across South Africa to show you how a RU product is brought to life. We work with Hand-weavers to beaders to make age old traditions, techniques and skills come to be a contemporary, high-end product. We hope you enjoy it every month. Please Like, comment and subscibe.
October 24, 2019
Inspired by facets of meditative spirituality and travel, we present our very first Ready-To-Wear Collection on the runway at South African Fashion Week for our AW'20 Collection Entitled 'Pilgrim'.
"I designed this collection based on key pieces I always wanted to have in my wardrobe and just could not find them around, so I decided to make my own pieces. It was also important that my journey into meditation and finding true spirituality played a part in the designs", says Creative Director, Erin-Lee Petersen.
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