EVOLUTION PRODUCT: LINENS & PILLOWS CELEBRATING THE HISTORICAL & BOTANICAL NARRATIVES OF SOUTH AFRICA
Amanda du Plessis of Evolution Product proudly goes against the tide of soulless, factory-made products. Her homeware and décor items, including pillows and linens, are steeped in a sense of history and heritage - with the aim of celebrating the past and cultivating beautiful products that will become conversation pieces in your home.
In her most recent collection, Amanda combined her passion for botanical history with ecology. After watching Blue Planet 2, and learning about the impact of plastic in our oceans she knew she wanted to create a range that honored sea algae – the species that works day and night to create 70% of the oxygen for our blue planet – and the people, such as Sir David Attenborough, who work tirelessly to draw attention to the plight of our oceans.
Inspiration came from a rare book of historic pressed sea algae by William Tyson, dating back to 1908 – generously shared with her by The South African Biodiversity Institute (SANBI).
Astounded at the beauty of these sea warriors, Amanda and her team translated their beauty into a new collection of pillows and cushions, Protectors of our Planet - available now at Sarza: