The design-led experiential show, 100% Design South Africa, returns to Joburg next week. Now in its fifth year, the event has well and truly settled into its groove and has easily become one of the most anticipated events in South Africa’s design calendar.
From 8-12 August, 100% Design South Africa will bring top design brands to the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand. The show, which is curated by Platform Creative Agency and with leadership from Directors Cathy O’Clery and Laurence Brick, features office, residential and hospitality designers, with a focus on interiors. Continuing in their role to consistently bring the country’s most beautiful local design to one space, this year’s line-up is looking better than ever.
100% Design South Africa’s Feature Designer of the Year 2018 is award-winning and internationally acclaimed ceramicist Andile Dyalvane, who will be unveiling a collection of handcrafted bowls created exclusively for the show.
Inspired by his time spent making figurines out of clay collected from hillside iindonga during his childhood herding cattle in the Eastern Cape, ceramicist Andile Dyalvane of Imiso Ceramics is showcasing his much-anticipated 100 IIndonga Bowls collection at this year’s 100% Design South Africa, where he has been named Feature Designer of the Year brought to you by ELLE DECORATION in association with 100% Design South Africa. The bespoke bowls are characterised by cracking, layered effects that reflect the eroded and collapsed terracotta tributaries – or iindonga – that are created by the hooves of cows as their pathways expand in the rain. This not only speaks of the landscape in which Dyalvane grew up, but also pays homage to the four elements of life, which is something the ceramicist strives to do in all his work.
It goes without saying that you need to get yourself down to 100% Design South Africa to be a part of this exclusive unveiling, as well as to celebrate all that South African creatives have to offer.
Images courtesy of Inge Prins.