The shapes, colours and textures of a spiky rooftop garden informed this fabric range
Hidden behind Skinny laMinx’s Cape Town store, a steel fire escape leads to their production studio via a hot, bleak city rooftop. Over time Heather Moore has been transforming this scorched space with a growing collection of heat-loving aloes, cacti, euphorbia and more. The shapes, colours and shadows of this spiky roof
Get to know the ceramic artists behind a few of our current handmade favourites
In the new May issue of House and Leisure we shine a spotlight on a few South African ceramicists creating collectable treasures that are coveted around the world. Here, we take a closer look at five local ceramicists worth keeping an eye on.
Image Credit: Lisa Firer
Given her surname, it’s almost as though Lisa Firer was born to be a ceramicist. Working out of a Woodstock studio in Cape Town with a small team, her unique porcelain pieces – which have been widely shown at expos like Design Indaba and 100% Design South Africa – are handmade from beginning to end. From tealights to vases, each creation is