To celebrate this festive season and as our gift to you, our loyal readers, ELLE Decoration’s 25 Days of Giving is here to bring you daily prizes of the best in decor and design. Go on and enter – you could be one of our daily winners!

Today in our 25 Days of Giving celebration, local ceramicist Mervyn Gers is giving away an original extra large platter worth R1 094!

Xl bowl with lip R1094 including VAT’


Mervyn Gers Ceramics specialise in creating exclusive bespoke ceramics for select clients, who want a personalised dinner service with their insignia or colour palette. Designs have sophisticated appeal, playing along with elements of the Vintage and Retro styles, and have won prestigious awards.

Dinnerware series are used by some of South Africa’s most celebrated restaurants: the restaurant on De Grendel Wine Estate, chef Ian Bergh; Terroir, chef Michael Broughton; Bistro 1682, chef Brad Ball; Greenhouse, chef Peter Templehoff; Myoga, chef Mike Bassett, Tokara, chef Richard Carstens, Boshendal, chef Christian Campbell to name a few. Mervyn Gers Ceramics is now the biggest handmade ceramic studio in Cape Town and fast becoming the most successful high-end design ceramic studio in South Africa.



Follow @Elle_Deco on Twitter and @ElleDecorationSouthAfrica on Facebook. In the comments below, tag #ElleDeco#MervynGers and #25DaysOfGiving and tell us what you’d serve up in your brand new Mervyn Gers platter. Good luck!

T’s & C’s

Each competition will go live at 8am and close at 4pm on their respective days. The winners will be selected at random and the previous week’s winners will be announced at 12pm every Monday on our Facebook page. Prizes are to be delivered by end of January 2016, or at the discretion of the respective client.