Andile Dylavane is one of Africa’s most original and renowned ceramicists who has exhibited extensively in Denmark, France, the US and Taiwan. In 2016 he had a solo exhibition at the Freidman Bender Gallery in New York and has work in permanent collections in museums from Cape Town to Taipei.
Greg Truen & Stefan Antoni of SAOTA
Architects Greg Truen and Stefan Antoni of SAOTA share a distinctive design vision that has shaped their partnership of 20 years. Based on a clear language of function meeting form and in the pursuit of true architectural design their large practise is in demand across the globe. SAOTA have completed buildings in a staggering 86 countries.
Laurie Wiid van Heerden
Laurie Wiid van Heerden creates products and objects that can be seen as the interface between art and design – where materials are transformed into life-enriching durable products. With an extensive portfolio of work for such a young designer van Heerden has won many accolades and has exhibited at Guild, 100% Design, Design Days Dubai, Design Miami and Design Basel.
Haldane Martin is a prolific industrial designer specialising in furniture and interior design who believes that iconic design must marry innovation beauty relevance and timelessness. He seamlessly integrates indigenous craft, bio-mimicry, and sustainable production with modern technology and digital design into his award-winning work which includes the famous Zulu Mama chair and interiors for the much-lauded Truth Coffee – voted The Best Coffee Shop in the World by MSN travel.
Gregor Jenkin’s furniture is collected around the world and comes from a very small studio production line where he and a team of three work on every single piece. He modestly describes himself as a maker rather than a designer because his designs come out of his hands-on experimental making process. His covetable refined designs can be found displayed at many leading shows and galleries and in major retailers like The Conran Shop.