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Africandy Design Emporium has launched!

Africandy has launched!
Just spent half an hour pouring over the pages of this new SA online store – wow, what a magnificent collection of design and designers – all South African – such an awesome feather in the cap of local design!

Africandy is the brainchild of Chris van Niekerk and Pierre du Plessis, who saw a niche for a curated online emporium representing the best South African designers, so that cutting-edge interior design could become accessible wherever you are! No more do we have to wallow in despair when we see something amazing on a blog or in a magazine, because the store is not in our city – Africandy now showcases an amazing array of extremely talented SA designers – I mean take a look at these names – it’s the who’s who dahling!!

Adrian Hope, Ardmore, Be Kind, Bronze Age, By Appointment To, Cath Price Ceramics, Chandler House, Clé with Ruan Hoffmann, Clinton Friedman Collections, Diana Ferreira Ceramics, Duncan Stevens, Dor & Kie, Eon Hoon, Famke Koene, Fanakalo, Fibre Designs, Frank Böhm Studio, Fourth Wall Books, Hope, Imiso, Jaco Haasbroek, James Mudge, Jesse James, Joe Paine, Koop Design, Korol, Kurt Pio, Liam Mooney, Love Milo, Mansfield-Scadden, Mervyn Gers for Africandy, Meyer Von Wielligh, Minima, MockMock, Nic Bladen, Okha, Peta-Lee, Rapt, Random House Struik, Ruan Hoffmann, Snapp, The Letterpress Company, Urban Africa, User Design, Wiid Design, Wild Olive, Wolf & Maiden, Woltemade.

I also love that one of their priorities is to ensure that all products represented are proudly South African and that they are original, authentic products manufactured in South Africa using local labour in accordance with fair-trade principles.

They’ve got a gift registry facility too – aycaramba – brides be shopping!
Click here to visit the site

If I had the money these would be the items I would order TODAY:Come on the lotto!!!

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2 Comments

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    askashe
    14th November 2012 at 3:22 PM

    If you consider that’s it’s all handmade and not mass-produced, then the price is reasonable, yes some of it is quite dear, but you pay for what you get – talent :)

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    Trevor
    14th November 2012 at 12:34 PM

    Holy mother of god its expensive. Come on the lotto indeed.

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