Hello. I’m Heather Moore and I’m an illustrator and designer living in Cape Town, South Africa. This blog is about what I make and do, and the things that catch my eye.

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For a list of links and other interesting things, read on….

Blogging elsewhere

I’m the editor of the ELLE Decoration blog, which I keep updated with news from the design world daily.

More Skinny laMinx info

My website, where there’s lots more information about my illustration work, as well as all the products on offer.

See my list of stockists to find out where Skinny laMinx products are stocked, both locally and internationally.


There’s a full list of links to interviews, articles and house tours at my website, but I’ve included a couple here too. :

Newspapers and magazines

Cover story of The Mail & Guardian’s Friday section

Two things in issue 30 of Selvedge Magazine

The New York Times “must have” list

The Mail&Guardian’s Thought Leader article


On The Design Boards

Etsy’s featured seller

Design for Mankind’s The Dailies

The Indie Fixx ‘Wednesday Artist Fixx

Interview on Moneyweb

Interview with Stephanie Levy


Crafty Synergy

House tours

The Unexpected Guest at Sfgirlbybay

Studio tour at Share Some Candy

Design*Sponge sneak peek of my home

Sfgirlbybay’s Friends and Neighbours feature

My Museum at the Bloesem blog

Features and mentions


The Design*Sponge SA Designers Guide

Domino Mag’s roundup of Etsy fabrics


the LivingEtc favourites list

Apartment Therapy




Urban Outfitters blog


Grassroots Modern

Kim Vallee

The Style Files

Another Shade of Grey



Poppy’s Etsy pick of the day

Print&Pattern feature

Emma’s Designblogg