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Win A Copy Of Contemporary Design Africa [Competition Now Closed]

To celebrate the publication of Contemporary Design Africa, I have a signed copy to give away to ONE lucky Atelier Fifty-Five reader. To enter, all you need to do is: 1.   Correctly answer the question below. 2.    Fill in your name and contact details. 3.    Then like our Facebook page when prompted. COMPETITION NOW CLOSED: The competition runs from Monday 13th July 2015 and ends midnight (GMT) Friday 24th July 2015. Entries submitted after this time will not be counted. The winner will be notified, followed by an announcement in due course made on the blog. Good […]

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Mbare Points Du Jour African Basket Reader Offer

A few months ago I featured a beautifully woven palm dish handcrafted by the Tavie Co-operative in Niger, click here to read. Currently retailing on Mbare, the full African basket dish range incorporates unique details such as silver Touareg discs placed in the centre; as seen in the Coucher De Soleil and Rayon De Soleil styles; whilst other designs feature indigo thread in intense hues, creating a striking contrast against the natural colour of the leaves. One of the dishes that incorporates the indigo thread is the stylish Points Du Jour, whose design sees the thread scattered around at seemingly random points. The placement of the […]

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