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IKEA is a proud supplier of Design Indaba Festival 2017 and are working in collaboration on a new Africa design collection due to launch in 2019.
Catch DJ Wentzel and his incredible vinyl collection at Roastin’ Records.
Amy Venter designs clothing, shoes and accessories for her Durban-based label, Jane Sews.
Origo offers beautifully designed, premium products; directly connecting customers to local manufacturers and designers.
The Block Shop
The Block Shop handcrafts customisable bamboo blocks for the kitchen.
In the last five years Maneki has grown from strength to strength, opening three outlets in South Africa.
spree is South Africa’s first online shop to offer a "shoppable magazine" experience.
Foschini Fashion Design Awards
One of South Africa's leading national retailers in women's fashion, footwear and accessories, Foschini introduces its annual Fashion Design Awards.
Sir Terence Conran
Sir Terence Conran is one of the world’s best-known designers, restauranteurs and retailers.
Celebrating quality and design for 85 years.
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