Heath Nash is a designer who specialises in making uniquely South African, environmentally-conscious products. In 2010, he won an eco-lighting award at the prestigious interiors show Habitare, and in 2013, his work was chosen to display at the Southern Guild Museum of African Design. Heath works together with a group of local artisans to develop and create innovative lighting products using a variety of recyclable materials
Creating a space which is unique and reflects the client’s personality, yet being functional, timeless and comfortable, Frans Alexander infuses each undertaking, from initial vision to final realisation and installation, with sound business knowledge and creative inspiration
The Collective is one of the most exciting lifestyle markets to pop up in Joburg over the past year. Located at 3 Desmond, Kramerville, the Collective showcases unique and eclectic homewares and fashion. We spoke to Catherine Ohlson de Fine, a specialist in event and project management, who decided to start the market as a platform for up and coming young designers
New on the block, Africandy is one of our favourite online shopping destinations, with the hottest in South African designer products from designer furniture to accessories and lighting. We chat to Chris van Niekerk, the mastermind behind this design emporium.
&Sons. is a Durban-based freelance furniture and design studio run by Mike van Heerden. Drawing on his graphic design background, Mike creates customised artwork and furniture. Working mostly with wood, &Sons. also incorporates other materials into the creation of designs to reveal a unique and authentic product for any home or office space.
Robert Thomson.com has just launched their brand new website offering stylish designer furniture and lighting pieces. Since selling to the country’s top design professionals for the past eight years, their full collections are now also available direct to the public online.
Hector & Bailey is an interior and architectural company that was started by Jessica Binns. Established in the UK in 2009, Jessica has worked on a varied and eclectic mix of design projects. In 2011, she moved to Durban and went to work on establishing the company in South Africa.