ILAB-design has visited recently « The Southern Guild-Cape Town in South Africa .
The Southern Guild provides a very unique gallery showcasing the best of contemporary african design with a spectacular collection of iconic pieces.
The Southern Guild, based in CapeTown, is a leading gallery representing locally made collectible design.
In 2011, it became the first African gallery to be present at Design Miami and in 2015, it was the first to be featured at Christie’s London’s annual auction.
The Southern Guild’s aim is to redefine the global perceptions of African design and to aid in escalating its value on the international market.
Among the talented designers showcased at the gallery are: Hamed Ouattara, Andile Dyalvane, Atong Tshikare, Cheick Diallo, Porky Hefer, Zizipho Poswa…and many others.