The well-curated life of Chris Weylandt

Chris Weylandt, founder, and CEO of Weylandts stores, has managed to grow the brand into a premier furniture and homeware retailer in South Africa, with a branch in Melbourne, Australia as well. Condé  Nast House & Garden met up with the savvy entrepreneur and Moooi’s Robin Bevers, to discuss Weylandts’ exciting collaboration with the renowned Dutch brand. Read all about it here. Plus he shares a few of his favourite things with us.

 

My favourite gallery in the world is…

The beautiful Tate Modern gallery in London.

 

The most iconic piece of furniture is…

One of the very first models Hans J. Wegner designed in the 1950s, the Hans Wegner Wishbone chair.

 

Image: CarlHansen.com

 

My favourite gourmet hotspots are...

Chefs Warehouse in Cape Town, Mr. Wongs in Sydney and Super Normal in Melbourne.

 

A young artist everyone should keep an eye on is...

An amazing local artist, Jacquline Crewe-Brown. She is currently based in Franschhoek and her work is represented in several private and public collections in South Africa and abroad.

 

Image: Jacqueline Crewe-Brown

 

My favourite movie of all time?

The Original Mad-Max film.

 

The one event that changed my life…

Meeting my partner, Kim Smith.

 

Who always gets it right in terms of style or design?

For fashion, I’d say Tom Ford.

 

 

The best advice I ever took is…

Do you what you love.

 

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