South African Art & Design

Local design from South Africa

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…

Ecojot

Ecojot

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I’m always a sucker for beautiful stationery, and when it’s beautiful and eco-friendly to boot, what’s not to like? I’ve been eyeing the Ecojot…

Heath Nash

Heath Nash

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Rummaging around the web recently, I happened to stumble upon local boy Heath Nash’s brand new lights, which Artecnica had on show at ICCF…

Belinda Ormond

Belinda Ormond

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Cape Town ceramist, Belinda Ormond, has been doing something interesting with throwaway objects like plastic milk cartons. These look familiar, don’t they? But pick…

Starry Eve

Starry Eve

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I was in Casamento again recently (see my previous post about this shop here), and saw these beautiful chairs which really deserve mention. These…

Expo Visit 3

Expo Visit 3

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It’s a total Design Indaba overload! Thank goodness my memory card filled up, or there would be more. I can barely take it in,…