aboda designer Nature from the Heart of Africa
Aboda Collection 2015-16. Sgraffito Porcelain and Gilded Metal
Hand formed and slip cast porcelain.Calabash Carafes,Marrow vessels,Mignardises plates and lidded Calabash bowls.Using sgrafitto and intaglio techniques.
Aboda Collection 2015-16. Flatware
A range of table accessories and accent pieces inspired by the many varieties of trees and plants found in the Southern region of Africa. Some are indigenous, others invaders, but together they all contribute to the natural beauty of Africa’s rural, urban and coastal landscape. Forms, textures and shapes are subtly captured and intricately reflected in these individual, handcrafted items.In hand, the items are a functional, tactile reminder of the natural beauty of Africa, that is ours to nurture and to protect. Handcast and gilded in pure Silver, Brass or Copper.
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Aboda Collection 2014-15 ‘Natural Mettle’
Hand forged steel with solid brass. Vessels.Truffle jars.Flatware.Table accents.
Europe: DTI South Africa at L’Artigiano in Fiera,Milan. 30 November to 8 December 2013.
USA: Bespoke Collection for Couleurnature,CA. Launch January 2014. Atlanta and New York.
28 February 2014. Design Indaba,at CTICC. Cape Town - World Design Capital 2014.