Beauty is in the eye of the beholder is a chair made by Yinka Ilori exclusively for Foreign Agent, a one of kind pink fantasy with red striped Raf Simons fabric for Qvadrat. A chair fit for a king.
This striking fibreglass bench made by Yinka Ilori for Foreign Agent referencing the ubiquitous palm oil drum is part of the Foreign Affairs collection. Luxury downtown vibes guaranteed.
Power play I: African literary salon. A yellow Hector Cabinet by Ousmane Mbaye Design made in Dakar with recycled metal, next to black concrete lamp by Joburg duo Dokter and Misses and a blue Mescla carpet made of traditional Mozambican Capulana fabric and a red fez hat by Blipster favourite Simon and Mary. All available in different colours.
The art and design of Hamed Ouattara made in Ouagadougou references traditional African design with a global contemporary feel thanks to his use of urban recycled metal, in particular oil barrels. Waste has never looked so good! The meuble Gold resonates with a very chic African Art Deco vibe; the Dogon chair is distinctly Sahelian African but with a slight Mad Max touch. Welcome to the new urban chic!
The Cactus coat stand by Dokter and Misses is both sculptural and funky – it’s all about the foot here.
Concrete lamp by DAM in black, detail. Also available in white.
This stunning Imbizo plinth by award-winning South African ceramicist Chuma Maweni combines contemporary hand-coiled shapes with precisely patterned incisions inspired by Xhosa traditional design. Monumental, sculptural and elegant, this unique bronze-like plinth is an incredible work of art with a totemic presence.
This beautiful Lala Surma server by Dokter and Misses with its unique graphic hand-painted prints has been made specifically for Foreign Agent and is one of a kind. It is guaranteed to make a splash in your living room!
Power play II: tropical warfare extravaganza. A chair by Fiel Dos Santos from Mozambique made of reclaimed recycled weapons is paired with a circa pot by Ames made in Colombia and a carpet by Mescla made in Mozambique.
The beautiful Soldier screen by Dokter and Misses integrates the downtown Joburg vibe and the Swazi craft and savoir faire in one incredible graphic artefact. The screen is modular: it can stand on its own – as a sculpture – or can be joined with other screens to form a sophisticated modernist paravent.
The sleek blue tabouret mosquée by Jean-Servais Somians are made in the Ivory Coast out of coconut tree. Quintessentially African and yet a perfect fit for an elegant understated interior.
The Mobutu chairs by Foreign Agent are upcycled nineteenth century Danish with a megalomaniac twist. Chic and slightly decadent with a whiff of Gbadolite, the location one of Mobutu’s serenissime residences in the Congolese forest. Fabric by Bevilacqua, made in Venice. For those of you who yearn for a bit of scandalous Mobutan splendour.
The Barb Light by Dokter and Misses is a cool, simple and colourful table lamp that will add a few more layers of hotness to your office space. Available in several colours.
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