Hazel Buchan born in Kimberly prior to moving to the Gauteng in 1962.
She completed her matric at the National School of Arts, and was awarded
top student at the Johannesburg College of Art three years later. She worked
as a junior visualiser/ typographer in an advertising agency and continued her
career as a designer at two design studios. Her versatility for illustration,
typography and design is shown on her website.
Her love for paper was nurtured by Peter Holiday, her mentor during a period at
an event company. She has swiftly earned an international reputation for her
innovative paper sculptures for anything ranging from launches to print media,
exhibitions and interiors.
She loves to experiment and explore ways of bringing together all the things she
likes most: typography, paper, illustration and highly detailed 3 dimensional
objects and continues to create beautifully detailed paper designs for clients
all around the world.
Her work can be seen at the Sappi head office, Sasol head office, Nestle head office,
Sibaya casino and various private collectors, Advertising agencies,
and paper companies.
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