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the 2016 new generation playlist

Illustrations by Ronel Conradie

As observers of all things new and innovative, we've selected 2016's #HLNewGeneration class of up-and-coming creatives who are shaking up their respective industries and defining the path ahead. Below they each shared the tracks that feed their imagination.

gideon roos

gideon-d Claim to fame: product design Bet you didn't know: Gideon's realm of expertise extends to the SAPS forensic unit See his work: Awake by Tycho Seasons (Waiting On You) by Future Islands Gimme Shelter by The Rolling Stones Dirty Paws by Of Monsters And Men Wildcat by Ratatat

thomas chapman

thomas-d Claim to fame: conscious architecture Bet you didn't know: Thomas is a trained tap dancer See his work: No Turning Back by Gui Boratto Evening Side by Four Tet Telstar by The Tornados Harvest Moon by Poolside Blame It On My Youth by Keith Jarrett Trio

khanya mzongwana

khanya-d Claim to fame: culinary wonders Bet you didn't know: Khanya's been cooking since she was nine years old, but hates baking See her work: What a Fool Believes by The Doobie Brothers Lucky Guy by Madlib River People by the Weather Report Hazy Shade of Winter by The Bangles Knots by Gentle Giant

vincent clery & adri van zyl

adrivincent-d Claim to fame: eclectic interior design Bet you didn't know: These two brought the beauty of Famke's new flagship jewellery store to life See their work: Coloured Emotions by Night Moves Under Pressure by The War On Drugs Better Man Than He by Sivu Identikit by Radiohead Radiohead - Identikit [A Moon Shaped Pool] from faustidioteque on Vimeo. Gooey by Glass Animals

chris reid

chris-d Claim to fame: trend research Bet you didn't know: Chris can't make a cup of coffee in the morning without listening to some easy dub See his work: Flesh Without Blood/Life in the Vivid Dream by Grime Augustine by Blood Orange Fill the Blank by Car Seat Headrest Bam Bam by Sister Nancy In My Car by Gold Panda

tammy joubert

tammy-ol Claim to fame: minimalist illustration Bet you didn't know: The creative industry very nearly lost her to the world of law See her work: Life on Mars? by David Bowie Love Cats by The Cure Champagne Coast by Blood Orange The Strangers by St Vincent The Half of it Dearie Blues by Ella Fitzgerald

storm ross

storm-ol Claim to fame: floral design Bet you didn't know: Storm arranged the most beautiful floral design for House and Leisure's recent Hansgrohe readers' dinner See her work: Daydream by Youth Lagoon Adventures in your Own Backyard by Patrick Watson J'Y Suis Jamais Alle by Le Fabuleux Destin D’Amelie Poulain Imitosis by Andrew Bird Holocene by Bon Iver

tsoku maela

tsoku-ol Claim to fame: photographic storytelling Bet you didn't know: Tsoku wrote his first school play at 12 years old See his work: On the Nature of Daylight by Max Richter Pay For It by Jay Rock ft Kendrick Lamar Glowed Up by Kaytranada ft Anderson .Paak So What by Miles Davis Warm Enough by Chance the Rapper ft J. Cole and Noname

kimberly jansen van vuuren

kimberley-ol Claim to fame: graphic design Bet you didn't know: Mulberry & Prince and The Shortmarket Club were her creative babies See her work: Filled With Low Mist by Hessien+ Time Eater by Gold Panda Sunday Mourning by Night Beats (Jono Ma Remix) Grown Up Calls by Toro Y Moi And More by Tanukichan

kemang wa lehulere

kemang-ol Claim to fame: multidisciplinary artist Bet you didn't know: Growing up, Kemang thought he'd work in theatre, TV or architecture. See his work: Teacher Don’t Teach Me Nonsense by Fela Kuti Tsala by Moses Taiwa Molelekwa Concrete Jungle the Grey Old Whistle Test by Bob Marley and The Wailers Down To Now by The Last Poets ft Chuck D It’s a Pity by Tanya Stephens The beautiful illustrations in this article were created by the very talented Ronel Conradie. See more of her work on Instagram  and contact her by mailing Save Save Save Save Save