A round-up of our favourite style finds from the week…
ON HOLD AT MILKSHED
This is a bookshelf unlike we’ve seen before. Under the premise that ‘no book deserves to be put in a corner’ this On Hold shelf displays your most cherished recipe book, inspiring magazine or collector’s art book. Made from oregon floorboards from demolished houses in Vincent, On Hold serves not just the book’s purpose, but the wood’s too.
At Milkshed, all products are made from reclaimed wood. ‘When each piece arrives at the Milkshed its destiny is determined not by some pre-planned design, but rather by its unique character.’ This process is made possible by a team of talented individuals who transform the wood into something truly special.
Get it at www.milkshed.co.za
ELEVEN HUNDRED CERAMICS
Based in Woodstock, Lesley Tuchten creates handmade ceramics that consist of homeware, decorative and ‘just plain odd’ pieces for her ceramics line, Eleven Hundred Ceramics.
The new heart range is unique in every way. Available from the Woodstock Co-op and Abode in the Biscuit Mill, the series features drawings of Lesley’s favourite Cape Town flora, fauna and some scenery too. These heart-shaped ceramics may seem a little macabre at first, but the finely drawn illustrations upon them reveal the true love Lesley has for Cape Town.
Get it at Woodstock Co-op, 357–363 Albert Road, Woodstock
A STANDING OVATION
If I were granted one wish it would be that my home were furnished almost entirely by Dark Horse. Elegant, minimal yet masculine all at once, the covetable furniture and product line is enough to make me green with envy – and every modernist at that!
This Tri-Light standing lamp is no exception. Simple and sophisticated, it would look ideal in a design conscious home. Or mine, if you were wondering what to get me for my fast approaching birthday.
Cost R3 850
Get it at dark-horse.co.za