Check out four new art spaces, where artists are reinventing the gallery.

Secret Sandton with MINI Sharing.

Discover Sandton and beyond with MINI Sharing in collaboration with BlackBrick.

Design your own MINI.

MINI Yours Customised allows you to get creative and tailor your MINI to suit your style.

The Next Big Name in Menswear.

Winner of the MINI Scouting Menswear competition Sandile Mlambo gives the low-down on the latest fashion trends.

Marching to a different beat.

MINILiving goes in search of local musicians who are changing the landscape of South African music.


MINI Living speaks to South African artist Tony Gum about the new generation of emerging artistry.


MINI has updated its classics. Say hello to the new MINI 3-Door, MINI 5-Door and MINI Convertible.


MINI’s collaborations with young fashion designers inspires not only new and daring directions in men’s fashion, but also keeps its own ...

Victoria Yards.

Joburg’s newest node of regeneration reinvents an early 20th century laundry as a new hangout with art, craft beer and music.

Oliver Heilmer.

For Oliver Heilmer, Head of MINI Design since September 2017, design is not just a career, it’s a vocation. The 43-year-old tells us ...

The taste of change.

As SA’s cities transform, with new precincts changing the social and cultural landscape every few months, one of the greatest things ...

Who wears the trousers now?

We take a look at why the current wave of gender-fluid fashion is unique to our times.

The new mini john cooper works countryman has arrived.

The model’s top athlete takes the MINI Countryman’s exceptional versatility and extreme driving fun to the next level. We took it on a ...

Discover the silk road.

The world’s most ancient and sprawling trade route, which joined the ancient East and West, is still home to some of the most ...

Trevor stuurman.

Since he was barely 20 years old, Trevor Stuurman has found himself at the vanguard of fashion and influence. He talks to MINI Living...


Kirsten Goss has opened her new flagship jewellery store in the Silo Precinct in Cape Town and it’s unlike any other. We caught up with ...

The new MINI Countryman goes further.

The biggest and most versatile model in the brand’s 57-year history has been newly developed and reflects considerable advancements in ...

An urban craft beer with larger-than-life vision.

Mad Giant, the fantastical craft brewery in the heart of Joburg’s CBD, together with Urbanologi, the “urban garde” restaurant in the ...


We accompanied urbanist, architect, strategist and design guerrilla Thiresh Govender on a drive through Joburg, from his studio in ...


Purchasers of the new MINI will receive a perfectly matched Bamboo Revolution wristwatch. We caught up with the company’s founder, Amy ...

The MINI Weekend Racer: tribute to a modern classic.

Gavin Rooke’s customised 2006 MINI Cooper S John Cooper Works combines unique expression with the brand’s quintessential style

The Test Kitchen reinvented: full circle and a new beginning.

Africa’s best restaurant, The Test Kitchen, which was a considerable influence in steering the fortunes of Cape Town’s Woodstock into a ...

Unfinished City.

An exhibition at the Museum of African Design (MOAD) in Joburg’s Maboneng Precinct explores the making and shaping of the city that was ...

Seventh Heaven with a silver lining.

The first design model and special edition of the current MINI generation, the MINI Seven, pays tribute to the very first MINI – before ...

Face facts.

Joe Fleming of Bonafide Beards in Parkhurst puts it simply: “We don’t make beards cool, we keep ’em that way!” Joe let us join him at ...

Dean Pozniak.

The founder of Simon and Mary hats have reinvented an old tradition for a new generation of hat-wearers

Dare to dine differently.

MINILiving went in search of five ways in which dining experiences are being disrupted.

MINI and me.

Entrepreneur Gavin Rooke is a longtime MINI lover – and it’s his supercharged collectible that holds a special place in his heart

Going once… Going twice… Going with your gut!

MINI Clubman’s auction of exclusively crafted design, art and experiences proved that going with your gut really is the best way to ...

Tall Storeys.

A new book about Joburg’s 20th-century skyscrapers is like an X-ray through time

Get The Works.

The new MINI John Cooper Works Hatch will set your heart racing with its sporty contours, but its performance will blow your mind.

MINI Fashion.

The MINI Collection 2014/2016 is MINI’s very own range of street fashion, activewear and city gear to keep you comfortable and ready ...

Meet Anthony Bila.

Better known as The Expressionist, the street-style photographer bringing Africa to the world and the world to Africa, Anthony Bila ...

MINI and Me.

Pearl Mngomezulu’s MINI has become a partner for life that keeps her on her own path

Jozi according to Lloyd-Anthony Smith.

Lloyd-Anthony Smith of AcousticsNOW takes us on a guided tour of his own personal Johannesburg.

Think Pink.

A stylish evening in Hyde Park celebrated elegance, singularity, heritage, craftsmanship and a life less ordinary.

Right on Track.

MINI hit the raceway at Zwartkops in Pretoria with some friends to discover the hidden side of the new MINI 5-door and MINI 3-door Hatches


This year, “Rally Professor” Rauno Aaltonen, 79, who won the Monte Carlo Rally in a MINI in 1967, retraced his tracks for its 50th ...