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A showcase of unusual design: CUSP first edition exhibitors

CUSP is a first for the local design industry, elevating functional design into the fine art space and offering collectors the opportunity to acquire one-off pieces.

By House & Garden South Africa | May 13, 2022 | Art

Conceived by multidisciplinary ceramicist Jan Ernst and Condé Nast House & Garden Editor in Chief Piet Smedy, the CUSP exhibition is the first of its kind offering discerning collectors an unparalleled access to tomorrow’s most sought after pieces by the country’s leading names in functional design. Guided by a uniquely open-ended brief, the designers were commissioned to create two pieces – one off, original – that showcases their skill and imagination without constraint, focusing on material and craftsmanship.

More than twenty collectable design pieces by eleven of the country’s leading designers in one space for a limited time. The exhibition features never before seen work by: Jan Ernst, The Urban Native, Design Afrika, Wild Design, Frances V.H Mohair, Oliver Whyte, Matthew Das neves, Meeco Studio, Kevin Frankentel for Lemon, Khosi Leteba of Bupa Studios.

We are proud to showcase the work of these incredible designers. See their designs below.

Indland Collective

Inland Collective
Inland Collective
Inland Collective

Meeco Studio

Meeco Studio
Meeco Studio

Urban Native

Urban Native
Urban Native

Jan Ernst

Jan Ernst
Jan Ernst
Jan Ernst

Wiid Design

Wiid design
Wiid design
Laurie Wiid van Heerden
Laurie Wiid van Heerden

Matthew Das neves

Matthew Das neves
Matthew Das neves

Oliver Whyte

Oliver Whyte

Design Afrika

Design Afrika
Design Afrika
Design Afrika

Frances V.H Mohair

Frances V.H Mohair
Frances V.H Mohair

Lemon

Lemon Design

Bupa Studios

Bupa Studios
Bupa Studios

For more information contact Aspire Art at 021 418 0765.