Browsing Category Interior Design, Furniture, Industrial Design

Asmal (Z.) ed. REFLECTIONS & OPPORTUNITIES, design, cities and the World Cup
232 pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback, (Johannesburg), 2012. OUT OF STOCK
A collection of articles that document the effort and ingenuity that went into creating the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. The articles were commissioned by DESIGNING_SOUTHAFRICA and previously published in global publications on the FIFA World Cup. DESIGNING-SOUTHAFRICA, an urban research organisation focused on understanding and sharing the process and outcomes of mega-events, particularly their impact on the cities that host them, and how this relates to urban identity, culture and design, was founded by Zahira Asmal. Zahira Asmal developed the Design Indaba in Cape Town.

Text in English & Portuguese.
Baraitser (M.) & Obholzer (A.) CAPE ANTIQUE FURNITURE, a comprehensive pictorial guide to Cape furniture
432 pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2004. OUT OF PRINT
Covers all aspects of both town and country Cape furniture of the 18th and 19th centuries. Companion volume to previous books by the same authors: "Town Furniture of the Cape", "Cape Country Furniture" and "The Cape House and its Interior".
Burden (M.) OU-KAAPSE MEUBELS, studies in style
436 pp., 4to., map, colour illus., hardback, d.w., Stellenbosch, 2013. R695
A richly illustrated book on old Cape furniture. Includes pioneer furniture and furniture from the Renaissance-Classical, Baroque, Rococo, Neo-Classical and Regency periods.

Foreword by Hans Fransen.

Text in Afrikaans. An English edition will be published later in 2014.

Cultural historian Matilda Burden is Senior Researcher at the University of Stellenbosch Museum.
Cloete (N.) text & Fraser (C.) photo. REMARKABLE HERITAGE HOUSES OF SOUTH AFRICA,
270pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2016. R600
This book features 20 private residences, most built before the mid-1950s, including Onverwacht, Meerlust, Stellenberg, Rhodes Cottage, Cullinan House and Zevenrivieren.
Duncan (P.) SOUTH AFRICAN ARTISTS AT HOME,
192pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2015. R375
Features the homes of fifteen South African artists: Sanell Aggenbach and Brett Murray, Beezy Bailey, Roger Ballen, Willie Bester, Willem Boshoff, Conrad Botes, Tim Cullberg, Barend de Wet, Kate Gottgens, Johann Louw, Hylton Nel, Sam Nhlengethwa, Jody Paulsen and Michael Taylor.

Paul Duncan's other books include "Hidden Cape Town", "Down South" and "Down South Two".

Duncan (P.) text & Proust (A.) photo. HIDDEN CAPE TOWN,
240 pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2013. OUT OF STOCK
A book about the interiors of some of Cape Town's memorable buildings, including the Groote Kerk in Adderley Street, the Palm Tree Mosque in Long Street, the Irma Stern Museum in Rosebank, Groote Schuur in Ronderbosch, the Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Woodstock, the Old Synagogue and the Great Synagogue in Gardens, the Masonic Lodge de Goede Hoop on Stal Plein, the Royal Observatory in Observatory, Koopmans-de Wet House in Strand Street, and many more.
Goldblatt (D.) & Courtney-Clarke (M.) photo.Kench (J.) text CAPE DUTCH HOMESTEADS,
143 pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 1981. OUT OF PRINT
David Goldblatt and Margaret Courtney-Clarke chose the ten Cape Dutch homsteads that appear in this book: Meerlust, Ida's Valley, Ou Muratie, Rustenberg, Schoongezicht, Uitkyk, Stellenberg, Stettyn, Westoe and Vergelegen.
Klanten (R.) et al (eds.) AFRICA RISING, fashion, design and lifestyle from Africa
335pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, Berlin, 2016. R995
Includes photographs by Pieter Hugo, designs by Rich Mnisi, Marianne Fassler and Jenevieve Lyons and sculpture by Mario Cianfanelli.
Law-Viljoen (B.) et. al. ART AND JUSTICE, the art of the Constitutional Court of South Africa
203 pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2008. OUT OF STOCK
A companion volume to "Light on a Hill: building the Constitutional Court of South Africa". This book focuses on the public art collection displayed in the Court, explains the connection between the art and the architecture of the Court and explores the relationship between art and justice.

Foreword by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Essays include ""Art and Freedom" by Justice Albie Sachs,
"Art and Architecture" by architect Andrew Makin,
"Calling All Artists, Crafters and Designers" by architect Janina Masojada, and
"Art and Justice" by Bronwyn Law-Viljoen and Karel Nel.
Also included are comments by some of the artists whose works are included in the collection.
Magubane (P.) photo & Klopper (S.) text HOMESTEADS,
96 pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2001. OUT OF PRINT
Text in English, French & German.
Part of the "African Heritage" series. Other titles available are "Arts and Crafts", "Ceremonies" and "Dress and Adornment".
Matsinde (T.) CONTEMPORARY DESIGN AFRICA,
201pp., colour illus., paperback, London, 2015. R395
A book on contemporary African design with a focus on furniture, textiles, ceramics, basketry and lighting. Includes Madwa (South Africa, Madagascar & Swaziland), The New Basket Workshop, Master Wire and Bead Craft, and Feeling African (Zimbabwe & South Africa), Tintsaba (Swaziland), Centro de Arte Africana (Mozambique), Mutapo (Zimbabwe), and Zenzulu, Imiso Ceramics, Dokter and Misses, Haldane Martin, Heath Nash, Michou Bowls, Mud Studio, willowlamp, YSWARA, Ronél Jordaan Textiles, Shine Shine, and Skinny laMinx (South Africa).

Tapiwa Matsinde is a British-born designer, creative business consultant, blogger and writer.
Sims (L.S.) et. al THE GLOBAL AFRICA PROJECT,
262 pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, New York etc, 2010. OUT OF STOCK
Published in conjunction with the exhibition, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, 2010.

Contributions include:
"Global City, Urban Flux: three models of globalization from and in Africa" by Naomi Beckwith
"Eclectic Dialogue: the atchitectural search for an Afro-centric Design Aesthetic" by José Mapily
"Utopian Processes, Dystopian Premonitions: African craft and design answer questions we have yet to ask" by Keith Recker
"From Masquerade to Fashion and Back" by Judith Bettelheim
"Bushpunk and the Future of Africa" by Julie Lasky.

Includes work by Ardmore Ceramic Art, Black Coffee (fashion designers Danica Lepen and Jaques van der Watt), Egg Designs (Greg and Roché Dry), Zwelethu Mthethwa, Nesta Nala, Ntombi Nala, Heath Nash, Rueben Ndwandwe, Beverley Price, Kim Schmahmann, Esther Mahlangu, Clive Sithole, Ubuhle Beads (Ntombephi Ntombela and Bev Gibson), Nontsikelelo "Lolo" Veleko, and Zenzulu (Marisa Fick-Jordaan) from South Africa, Mabeo Furniture (Peter Mabeo) from Botswana, and Gonçalo Mabunda from Mozambique.
van de Geijn-Verhoeven (M.) et. al. DOMESTIC INTERIORS AT THE CAPE AND IN BATAVIA, 1602-1795
240 pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2002. OUT OF PRINT
Catalogue of the exhibition, Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, Netherlands, 5 October 2002 - 9 February 2003 and The Slave Lodge, Cape Town, 2003-2004.
Essays include "Life at the Cape" by Karel Schoeman, "Furniture at the Cape in the Eigthteenth Century: an archeological approach" by Antonia Malan, "Furniture at the Cape of Good Hope 1652-1795" & "40 Top Pieces of Cape Furniture" by Deon Viljoen & "Ethnic Diversity at the VOC Cape" by Nigel Worden.
Viney (G.) text & Proust (A.) photo. COLONIAL HOUSES OF SOUTH AFRICA,
288 pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, d.w., Reprint, Cape Town, 1987 (2003). OUT OF STOCK
Foreword by Revel Fox.
Features twenty-three houses and their interiors : Vergelegen, Ida's Valley, Libertas, Stellenberg, Morgenster, Sidbury Park, Kersefontein, Barville Park, Zorgvliet, Broadlands, Hawthornden, Tweedside Lodge, Zwartkoppies Hall, Lynton Hall, Stonehouse, Westminster, Dolobran, The Presidensie, Ellingham, Groote Schuur, Tuynhuis, Brenthurst and Rustenberg.
[Kries (M.) & Klein (A.) eds.] MAKING AFRICA, a continent of contemporary design
345pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Weil um Rhein, 2015. R1990
Published on the occasion of the travelling exhibiton which opened at the Vitra Design Museum, Weil um Rhein, Germany, in 2015.

"This is a book about the future of Africa and about a new, more open way of understanding design - which means it is also a book about what design can achieve in the 21st century." from the back cover

"Includes the work of over 120 "protagonists of Africa's new creative epoch", including Hannes Barnard, Ian Berry, Jody Brand, Justin Dingwall, Dokter and Misses, Egg Design, Larita Engelbrecht, Harron Gunn-Salie, Porky Hefer, Stephen Hobbs, Imiso Ceramics, Anton Kannemeyer, Michael MacGarry, Phetogo Tshepo Mahasha, Sabelo Mlangeni, Lucinda Mudge, Zanele Muholi, Marcus Neustetter, Jamal Nxedlana, Justin Plunkett, Kabelo Ramasobane, Robin Rhode, Athi-Patra Ruga, Chris Saunders, Gareth Steele, Mikhael Subotzky, Guy Tillim, Siya Ngcobo alias Umlilo, and Leanie van der Vyver from South Africa, Kudzanai Chiurai, Saki Mafundikwa and Sinjdiso Nyoni from Zimbabwe, Martin Joel from Botswana, Kiluanji Kia Henda and Isabel Martins from Angola, and Goncalo Mabunda and Mario Macilau from Mozambique