Southern Guild

Capetown, ZA
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Southern Guild has spearheaded the high-end design category in Africa, propelling its artist-designers to make spirited, challenging and complex work. Its highly curated exhibitions have redefined global perceptions of African design and escalated its value on the international market. Since being founded in 2008 as the sole gallery representing locally made limited-edition design, Southern Guild has birthed a new category for artists and designers in South Africa. In 2011 it became the first African gallery to present at Design Miami, and in 2015 it was the first to be...Read More

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Gregor Jenkin, "Regent Tablet" 12-14 Seat Steel and 3cr12 Dining Table
Gregor Jenkin, "Regent Tablet" 12-14 Seat Steel...
21st Century and Contemporary South African Dining Room Tables
Steel
A contemporary interpretation of a traditional Regency-style dining table in crisp steel, this piece seats 12 to 14 people. Furniture designer Gregor Jenkin, who works primarily in m...
Porky Hefer, "M.Heloise" Suspended Leather and Sheepskin Manta Ray Seating Pod
Porky Hefer, "M.Heloise" Suspended Leather and ...
Porky Hefer
21st Century and Contemporary South African Daybeds
Steel, Leather, Sheepskin
"M.Heloise" by internationally renowned designer Porky Hefer is a leather and sheepskin-lined seating pod in the form of a manta ray. It was part of Hefer's first solo show "Monster...
David Krynauw, "Jeppestown Play Bench", Wenge and Riempie Sculptural Seat
David Krynauw, "Jeppestown Play Bench", Wenge a...
21st Century and Contemporary South African Benches
Leather, Wenge
This circular bench is made from Wenge, a dark hardwood indigenous to South Africa, strung with leather "riempies" (Afrikaans for 'thongs') that were traditionally used to make seats...
Atang Tshikare, "Maotwana Finyela", Bronze Sculptural Seat
Atang Tshikare, "Maotwana Finyela", Bronze Scul...
21st Century and Contemporary South African Chairs
Bronze
This large bronze sculpture by South African designer Atang Tshikare was first exhibited at Design Miami in 2016. A creature of his own creation, this work of functional art is both ...
Justine Mahoney, "Mighty Ndebele", Special Edition, Bronze Sculpture
Justine Mahoney, "Mighty Ndebele", Special Edit...
21st Century and Contemporary South African Abstract Sculptures
Bronze
A special edition of Justine Mahoney’s Mighty Ndebele sculpture, finished entirely in polished bronze. Mahoney's bronze figures represent the fears, nightmares, dreams and aspiration...
Justine Mahoney, "Siamese Twins", Painted Bronze Sculpture
Justine Mahoney, "Siamese Twins", Painted Bronz...
21st Century and Contemporary South African Abstract Sculptures
Bronze, Paint
Justine Mahoney creates collages and sculptures that mirror her upbringing in the 1970s in Johannesburg, where she was more aware of a sugar-coated magazine reality than the harsh p...
Adam Hoets, "Southern Flame Mandala" Ceiling-Mounted Ball Chain Chandelier
Adam Hoets, "Southern Flame Mandala" Ceiling-Mo...
21st Century and Contemporary South African Chandeliers and Pendants
Made entirely out of ball chain, this extraordinary chandelier extends more than three metres from floor to ceiling. Designed by Adam Hoets, founder of the award-winning lighting des...
Andile Dyalvane, "Gaz’tyeketye" Hand-Coiled Terracotta Clay Sculpture
Andile Dyalvane, "Gaz’tyeketye" Hand-Coiled Ter...
Andile Dyalvane
21st Century and Contemporary South African Abstract Sculptures
Terracotta
"Gaztyeketye" (‘non-genetically modified maize’ in isiXhosa) is part of the Idladla (‘grain silo’ in Xhosa) series, which pays tribute to the central role that maize cultivation play...
Xandre Kriel, "Vos Altar" Table with Bronze Top and Steel Base
Xandre Kriel, "Vos Altar" Table with Bronze Top...
21st Century and Contemporary South African Desks and Writing Tables
Bronze, Steel
Cape Town-based design Xandre Kriel's "Vos Altar" table consists of a bronze slab atop folded steel trestles. A smaller version of Kriel's sought-after Vos Altar dining table, this p...
Laurie Wiid van Heerden and Lionel Smit, "Lineage" Hand-Painted Cork Cabinet
Laurie Wiid van Heerden and Lionel Smit, "Linea...
21st Century and Contemporary South African Dutch Colonial Cabinets
Aluminum, Glass, Cork, Paint
Cape Town designer Laurie Wiid van Heerden designed this large cork and steel cabinet with doors featuring painted panels by internationally renowned South African artist Lionel Smit...
Stanislaw Trzebinski, "Extra Terrestrial", Bronze Occasional Side-Table
Stanislaw Trzebinski, "Extra Terrestrial", Bron...
21st Century and Contemporary South African Side Tables
Bronze
This side-table by sculptor Stanislaw Trzebinski appears alive and ancient at the same time. The artist is deeply inspired by the natural world – by the ocean life he encountered div...
Stanislaw Trzebinski, "Tomb" Nero Marble Coffee Table
Stanislaw Trzebinski, "Tomb" Nero Marble Coffee...
21st Century and Contemporary South African Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Marble
This monumnetal "Tomb" table is clad in marble that has been etched with an organic pattern derived from formations found in nature–on coral, fish, plants and almost every other livi...

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