South African Art & Design

Local design from South Africa

Issue 58: Monkeybiz

Issue 58: Monkeybiz

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The brand new Escape issue shows pics of the seaside home of ceramicist Barbara Jackson, founder of the amazing beading company Monkeybiz. I don’t…

Egg at Bank

Egg at Bank

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Last night Durban’s Bank Gallery opened a retrospective exhibition of the work by Egg Designs. The show includes work from the last 6 years…

Monkey business

Monkey business

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A few weeks ago I visited production company Monkey Films on business, and thought their new offices were so lovely, I’d return to take…

Ryan Frank

Ryan Frank

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While browsing the UK eco-friendly site One Eco Home, I happened upon this gorgeous chair and table, which is made from 60% recycled office…

Haldane Martin

Haldane Martin

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The award-winning work of top South African furniture designer and producer Haldane Martin can be seen in hotels and homes all over the world….

Our very own

Our very own

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Heather Moore. Illustrator. Writer. Designer. And Elle Decoration blog editor. Week after week, Heather inspires us by sharing her views on lifestyle, great finds…

Klooftique

Klooftique

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Every day, I walk past Klooftique and glance inside at their beautifully decorated windows. This family-run business has been around since 1973, and is…

Lyall Sprong

Lyall Sprong

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For the South Africa House iLunch stand at the recent Rooms on View show in Johannesburg, young designer Lyall Sprong had his rather sweet…