WDC2014 Guild International Design Fair / Hawker Bench

February 28, 2014

The Hawker bench, awarded the most beautiful object in SA (2005) has been selected to make part of the inaugural GUILD International Design Fair opening this week in Cape Town. Bespoke, once-off items will be on display from the 28th of February to the 9th of March at the Lookout, V&A Waterfront. Exhibitors at the WDC2014 Guild International design fair include:

  • Nacho Carbonell (Holland): Featured Designer For Guild 2014
  • Origins Centre (South Africa)
  • Southern Guild (South Africa)
  • Design Network Africa (Africa)
  • R 20th Century (New York)
  • Rossana Orlandi (Italy)
  • V&A Museum and the British Council (UK)
  • Coletivo Amor de Madre (Brazil)
  • Agents of the 3D Revolution (Global)

We decided to document the process of the exclusive, “one and only” Hawker bench being made with allot of attention to detailed hand craft that is so rare these days: