Friday, 22 February 2013

African Inspired Contemporary pieces

Lets take a look at contemporary pieces from Africa.
This comfy chair was constructed by an artist using leather panels that were all stitched together by hand

Burchell Zebra & Glass Chair

Th Burchell Zebra & Glass chair stunning chair comes with a frame in clear glass or Lucite (Perspex)
The bench below was painstakenly made by cutting each piece by hand, followed by stitch-holes that are punched around each component’s perimeter before hand-stitched with waxed cotton thread

 Hardwood Stools

 Sourced from Mozambique, each stool is unique according to the different wooden stumps obtained and have their own natural edges and characters.

Resin Horn and Leather side table  with Hand stitched leather top

The legs on these tables come in in resin Kudu horn (twisted) or resin Gemsbok horn (straight).

Stainless Steel Frame Cowhide Bench

 This cowhide bench below is constructed using one solid skin.

Springbok day bed

Ostrich Skin Three Seater Sofa

This three seater sofa is a modern, sophisticated designer piece. In ostrich skin (front) and leather (back). The legs are from African mahogany.
Ostrich Skin Modern Wingback Chair
A striking modern version of the traditional wingback chair. This stunning chair is made from genuine ostrich skin (front) and leather (back). The legs are African mahogany.

All skins featured above are being sourced from government-controlled herd thinning - implemented to protect animals.

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