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Women In Design: Meet the talented stars that wowed Joburg this past week

This past week, Decorex Joburg, 100% Design Africa and Design Joburg shone a light on talented women in design

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By Edwain Steenkamp  | August 6, 2023 | Design

This Women’s Month, Decorex Joburg, 100% Design Africa and Design Joburg put the spotlight on amazing women who are shaping the world of design. These dynamic designers, artists and creatives wowed the city during the events. As the design week wraps up, meet the creative powerhouses below.

Tshegofatso Mochubi

Tshegofatso Mochubi is the owner and designer behind Fatso Interiors, an emerging quality-oriented interior decor brand inspired by Mochubi’s combined love of fashion and art.

Tshegofatso Mochubi. Image: Supplied

Kristin Hulda

Bespoke home designer Kristin Hulda was at 100% Design Africa to demonstrate how you can transform your space by adding custom design elements that inspire and feed your soul.

Kristin Hulda. Image: Supplied

Khensani de Klerk and Solange Mbanefo

Led by Khensani de Klerk and Solange Mbanefo, Matri-Archi(tecture) is an association based between Switzerland and South Africa that aims to bring African women together for the development of spatial education in African cities.

Khensani de Klerk. Image: Supplied

Ronel Jordaan

A veritable doyenne of local design, Ronel Jordaan is a multiple-award-winning textile designer. Her hand-felted decor pieces and accessories, produced as part of a job-creation project she runs, are exported all over the world.

Ronel Jordaan. Image: Supplied

Nindya Bucktowar

Exhibiting as part of the Clout/SA stand at 100% Design Africa is newcomer Nindya Bucktowar, one half of Durban-based bespoke ceramic studio Kalki Ceramics. In October 2022, she and her partner Nikhil Tricam were announced as the winners of the annual Nando’s Hot Young Designer Talent Search for their ‘Fynbos’ server.

Nindya Bucktowar. Image: Supplied

Don’t forget to follow Decorex Joburg, 100% Design Africa, and Design Joburg to see more details, highlights and stories from the inspiring design week.