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 It all began with a humble tea towel and the inability to sit still for more than five minutes. Mia Widlake is the creative genius behind Studio 19, a multidisciplinary design studio based in Johannesburg. Studio 19 is a dab hand in everything from product and furniture design, to interiors and ceramics. Studio 19 was […]
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The wonderful thing about the South African design community is the strong sense of social awareness that runs through it. Umcebo Design is one such studio that gives a marginalised segment of society a chance at artistic expression while fostering their self-sufficiency. Creative director Robin Opperman serves as the middle man, tracking down the most […]
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Perfect for creative lighting clusters above your dinner table! Hoi P’loy, a vintage revival brand started in 2012 by Ploy Phiromnam and Guy van der Walt in Woodstock, Cape Town. “We’re filling a gap in South African decor this season by introducing a range of retro inspired lighting products that appeal to a contemporary decor aesthetic.” […]
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We Heart This. The name gets straight to the point. It’s fitting, memorable and oh-so-easy to think up on-the-nose compliments about. In the most literal sense, it’s an online storefront dedicated to local handmade design and décor. But we like to think of it as a Like button for beautiful South African design. Owners Megan […]
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