From the Series
Mohair is valued for its lightweight lustre, resilience and sustainability, but it’s the natural fibre’s ability to retain colour that shines most brilliantly in Hinterveld’s latest home collection. There are delicate nimbus-like throws for the neutrally minded and blankets in a crayon pack’s worth of colours. But the ranges that play with bands of intense hues stand out like a series of colour-soaked Rothko paintings.
Hinterveld’s 2015/16 collection – its third range for the home – was launched at Design Indaba Expo 2015. The Uitenhage-based manufacturer, known predominantly for its high-end mohair products, introduced alpaca/silk and wool/linen blends while still retaining its 100% kid mohair range and kid mohair/silk blends.
A family-owned business with roots going back 150 years, Hinterveld’s designs are inspired by the dramatic landscape and stark contrasts of the Karoo, home to the Angora goat whose fleece is woven into mohair. Designers Many Wait and Tracy Lynch created the patterns and palettes for this collection.
Images: Henk Hattingh, Display Image Solutions, Pixel Lounge Studio.