Tagged: food

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Translation: “Let them eat cake!” and so we did.

I recently turned 23 and decided to treat myself and ten close girlfriends to some Afternoon Tea at the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel in Gardens.

It was a first for many of us and everyone enjoyed the afternoon treats and setting thoroughly. I will definitely recommend it to anyone who wants to get their money’s worth.

The buffet spread includes anything to everything sweet imaginable. Next, tiers of savoury treats is brought to the table and lastly, scones with cream and fruit coulis (that’s if you still have space for them!). Everyone also had the choice between an array of flavoured tea’s or Deluxe coffee to enjoy with their food.

I decided to customise each person’s invite to their interests and personality. The invitations were sent out in digital form and at the end of the afternoon I also gave each guest a “thank you” card with a little Lindt treat stuck onto it. Each design was printed on scrap pieces of textured paper I had from previous projects and the images were sourced from Pinterest.

Here is how they came out:

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back details

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Here are some photos from the afternoon:

the whole hotel is pastel pink! 

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the lounge

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restaurant /

This is a development for a restaurant called RE.FRESH. RE.FRESH serves purely food that refreshes and recharges the body. The restaurant also doubles as a place to recharge your electrical appliances, buy technological appliances, repair them or make use of the free wi-fi.

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business cards



coffee mugs


sandblasted smoothie shot glasses


sandwich packaging



sandwich packaging labels


re.fresh products range


Interior/exterior renders by Grow Architecture.



calender /

This is a food expiry-date calender. It consists of a round vinyl sticker you stick up on your fridge and a range of magnets representing all food types. The calender works on a weekly basis where you stick up the magnets in and around the day that it expires, thus the calender also doubles as a meal planner and no food gets wasted.