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7 monochrome Afro-modern pieces that instantly add texture and style

Natural materials, traditional patterning and raw textures meet contemporary silhouettes and a monochrome palette

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By House & Garden South Africa | February 12, 2022 | Interiors

Drawing on the continent's rich and varied forms of craftsmanship, Afro-modern design reimages the history of indigenous design in a modern, pared back style. Ranging from the classic Nguni hide and ornamental wood sculptures to traditional patterning and natural materials, you’re sure to find something in our list below that’ll add intrigue and charm to your space.

‘Rod’ Ottoman with upholstered seat in wakati matope and saddlewood grey, R10 995, Weylandts
Stool in textured natural terracotta R2 495, Weylandts
‘Angola’ sandals artwork, R10 995, Weylandts
A-Grade Nguni hide in black and white, R3 500, The Nguni Guy
‘TOTEM’ sculptures, R2 100, Studio19
Linen loose cover armchair, R14 990, LIM
‘Arusha’ scatter cushion, R890, SHF