DESIGN [ MATTER ] PODCAST

DESIGN [ MATTER ] PODCAST

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!

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S1EP1 | A trip to Barrydale Handweavers

S1EP1 | A trip to Barrydale Handweavers

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.

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Vlog 1 | How we sold and iPhone to start our business

Vlog 1 | How we sold and iPhone to start our business

April 10, 2020

This is our first vlog, so sorry about the echo sound, we'll improve on this in our next video. This video is a brief journey about how we sold an iPhone to obtain initial capital to start our business. Please comment or ask us any questions relating to business if you'd like to find more. Will upload more videos for future.Thanks for watching. Erin-Lee and Chad 

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PILGRIM AW'20 COLLECTION | SAFW

PILGRIM AW'20 COLLECTION | SAFW

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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