“Further in Further Out” artwork by South African artist Chris Soal, created with collected bottle tops from bars and shebeens around Johannesburg.
Heartwood bowl by Port Alfred. Each bowl is a one of a kind piece of art, hand-crafted over many days and weeks. They have unique African design sensibility, with leadwood sourced from a farmer in the Limpopo Valley.
Bronze Bowls by Charles Haupt, who together with Otto du Plessis, has spearheaded the functional design side of Bronze Age Studio. Created in patinated bronze and gold leaf, the bowls are inspired by natural growth patterns, cast in bronze, finished with a unique patina and gilded with gold leaf.
Glazed ceramic tableware collection by Chuma Maweni, a master of hand-thrown ceramics, who was the single largest individual supplier for the lodge, producing every item by hand, himself.
Ebonised walnut and bronze bed by Duchenne cabinetry, in partnership with Southern Guild, combining African totem references with traditional timber craft. The lily finals were sculpted by Trevor Potter and are cast in bronze, each one shaped to a unique configuration. The headboard fabrics were selected by Toni Tollman from the most exclusive and luxurious European fabric houses.
Ebonised eucalyptus side table by Adam Birch, who spent seven months on site at Xigera carving more than 150 large-scale timber sculptures for the lodge. He worked alongside a team of local carpenters, training them in woodworking skills that will stay with them for life.
African Jacquard custom bedspread, designed to complement the colours of the suite.
Nested Carrera tables by Duchenne in walnut, kiaat and light granite. Custom designed for the lodge, these tables brought together three different artisans. An expert timber carver, Friday Jibu, completed the carved texture.
Timber wardrobe by Otto du Plessis, with etched brass doors depicting landscapes and botanical scenes taken directly from the surrounding Moremi Reserve. These were based on drawings of baobabs, palms and other plants common to the Delta by Trevor Potter, a resident artist at Bronze Age.