What's up this Spring ...
Spring started beautifully this year (well, figuratively). The SA Design Special with interviews with our designers in Eigen Huis & Interieur Aug 2012 won the South Africa Media Award at a festive event organised by TMC in Eye Filmmuseum Amsterdam!
Thank you to Anne van den Heuvel (TMC) and congratulations to Jack Meijers and James Stokes of EH&I! Read the TMC press release and see more pics on FB!
Our beautiful handcrafted Zebra head in the VT Wonen black 'n white special April 2013
Coming up: Festival voor het Afrikaans in Amsterdam & The Hague from 13-16 June 2013. See you all there!
Africa in the spotlight at Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam 7-12 February!
Our beautiful handmade Suitcase Chairs - one of them upholstered in South African brand Fabric Nation's fabric in olive green- now for sale at Meker Atelier Laren! Open Thursday and Friday 10-17h, Saturday 11-17h.
In store now! Our Feeling African round metal wire stool in white featured in VT Wonen January - via Sukha-Amsterdam!
We're featured in VT Wonen Xmas Special this December! Check all the stylish pics on facebook/fromafricawithlove!
Special offer from Mzanzi - magazine for South Africa on our fbpage. Valid till 3 Dec! Go get it!
The November issue of Jan magazine featured our Skinny laMinx tea towel collection. Check out the lovely new Mushrooms design in mocca brown or a new blue/black colour Heather -the designer- calls peat >>
Perfect for winter days so take your pick! New collection also available at concept store Friday Next.
Our cute handmade mini-Elephant keyrings by Afrographic were picked by Goede Mensen Foundation in Eindhoven for their 10th anniversary Gala and auction- to help their initiative to build a new school near Hout Bay, South Africa.
End of September we were invited by
!Pet interior projects to join their annual efficiency4daagse from 25-28 September with a collection of our SA design. See pic on the left for an impression of their showroom of 4000m2 located in Hoogeveen! !Pet is also dealer of brands such as Artifort and Vitra, and smaller designer labels like Melle Koot, so we're in good company to say the least. Have a look at their online magazine In!Petto for an impression! You're welcome to visit when you're in the area!
In September we did a project with interior designer Desiree Bastiaens from Inside Options. She choose a collection of our sustainable lights from re-used plastics by Heath Nash to create a colourful and funky entrance for the Mediatheek at KSH highschool in Hoofddorp.
More pics and events on our FB page.
Besides lots of friends visiting from South Africa, this summer saw Jan Magazine featuring Cape Town designer John Vogel's Nguni Head in their August issue! Cool! Thanks Michelle!
In July, stylist Eveline Reich blogged about Gemma Orkin's Flamingo ceramics in Elle Eten *Plate-envy* :)
25/7 Out now: Eigen Huis& Interieur magazine South Africa & Cape Town design special. And .. we're featured! Find the full article here! Enjoy!
Thanks to Jack Meijers (words) & James @JStokesphoto (pictures) for the inspiring article -- and a fun time in Cape Town!
22&23/7: From Africa with love @MINT Modefabriek! Porky Hefer Lites, Gemma Orkin ceramics, Heath Nash Flower Ball XL and It's Beautiful here hat rack all @Options stand ! First FB pics here, more to follow!
Amsterdam Fashion Week is back in town from 11 till 15 July 2012 - and yes, our designs will be exhibited at fair warenhuis/concept store FAIR+FAIR, one of the Green Hotspots of the new AFW downtown programme this year. -Extended-
Join us for the interior design masterclasses:
* Saturday 7 July 17- 18h: Robert Kolenik www.robertkolenik.com
* Thursday 12 July 19- 20h: Osiris Hertman and
* Sunday 15 July 15 -16h: Carla Peters of Wonderable!
Free entrance and FAIR coffee, tea, chocolate cakes and.. the best FAIR bubbly by No house wine from SA! Pop by at Herengracht 211, corner Raadhuisstraat.
Hope to see you all soon!