Laurie Wiid Van Heerden is an up-and-coming designer making waves with his innovative use of cork. He has pushed the boundaries of the material to achieve a number of world firsts. His collaborations – including with other Sarza artists - allow him to work across various materials and products.
Who would have thought that telephone wire could be transformed into a bold and beautiful basket? ZenZulu founder and designer, Marisa Fick-Jordaan, had just that vision. Over a decade ago, she decided to fuse traditional Zulu weaving techniques with cutting-edge design and industrial materials.
From her studio at the foot of Table Mountain, Cape Town, Louise Gelderblom creates bespoke, handmade ceramics. Her deeply personal production process means that her pieces are brief voyeuristic insights into her life.