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Snapshot Cushion Covers

It's impossible not to be instantly captivated by these snapshot cushion covers (45 x 45cm) produced by Ballack Art House, based in Brooklyn, Pretoria. Artist and photographer Ivan Ballack has taken his photographic work and printed it onto fabric, creating these charming accessories that have a definite nostalgic feel. You'll find intriguing subject matter from vintage cars and swimming pools, to animal skulls and other forlorn imagery. After attaining a degree in visual communication, Ivan went on to specialise in design and art direction and also graduated with a diploma in interior decor. It's not surprising that his mixed interests led to this photographically-inspired product range. The product line of canvas prints also extends to magnets, A2 posters, post cards, T-shirts, bed linen, aprons, place mats, iPhone covers and bags. The cushions - of which Ivan says the typewriter image is his favourite (we agree!) - retail from R300, depending on the size. Find their goods at the Modernist at 34, 4th Avenue, Corner of 12th Street, Parkhurst, Joburg. Or place orders online via their Facebook page (simply select the desired products and email your wish list to For further information you can email or visit