Open on weekends and Friday evenings, Bonsai Studio offers pruning and potting service alongside a curated selection of bonsai plants ready for display and an additional full range of specialist bonsai products. So, if you want to add a little nature in your home or office space, you know where to go for the good stuff.
Satisfy all your shopping needs at Threads Project, with their collaborative showcase for uniquely South African, authentic fashion, lifestyle and art pieces. Intrigued? Well, with ranges such as Chill Winstan, which offers printed beach umbrellas, caps, bags and leisurewear, Plus Sexy, which offers bamboo socks, Granadilla, which stocks printed swimwear trunks, and Lundun sunglasses, you can support and buy local at this trendy store.
Storm In A Teacup
For handmade, uncomplicated and timeless ceramics, visit Storm in Teacup. Their products are made on the potter’s wheel using a technique that reverts to ancient times. Their ceramics are a reflection of the natural beauty and vibrancy of South Africa. There is no mass production, making the products highly unique, sought-after elements to add to any home.
For stock food, wine, olive oil accessories and many other decor items, visit Vendange. This store is home to the Boutique Vineyards Trudeau cheese and baguette board range, as well as carefully sourced glassware, ceramics, olive oil, Champagne buckets, wooden wine crates, kitchen tables and other products – all of which are useful for entertaining.
Founded in 2013, Mr Vinyl is the brainchild of Bret Dugmore that began as an obsessive hobby and soon became a business. Experience this world-class walk-in record store only at 44 Stanley. You can look forward to thousands of records, both new and pre-owned from all genres including jazz, blues, heavy metal and rock n roll. Open seven days a week and almost all public holidays, every day is a good day to jam to some good ol’ music.
If you are utterly in love with Joburg and want all elements of it in your home or office, the best place to start collecting the best design and decor items to add to your space is at Love Jozi. Although this company is originally a T-shirt company, their decor items are definitely worth investing in. From coffee mugs to key racks, fill your interiors with your love of Joburg.
Feel like escaping to a charming and old-fashioned bookshop filled with an excellent selection of both fiction and non-fiction books? There’s no better place to lose yourself in than L’Elephant Terrible. Get in touch with them on 011 482 1871.
Mungo Design has been creating unique textiles since 1998. The company has a phenomenal ability to create quality fabrics from the design phase to the final product. They stock a wide range of homeware products, which are individually woven from natural fibres on antique and repurposed looms at their mill in Plettenberg Bay. Mungo’s innovative themes and fresh contemporary design, alongside the sustainability and transparency that underpins all their processes, set them apart.
Lucky Fish was established in 2003 by Lulu Baily. She stocks and imports from specialised and rare artisans in India. The store’s interior is charmingly laid out and filled with antique Colonial pieces, solid reproduction furniture, refined block-print quilts and clothing. So, if you’re keen to feast your eyes and shop for beautiful and unique things, Lucky Fish is the place to go.
For traditional French furniture, chandeliers, home accessories, French architectural antiques and ironmongery, La Basse-cour is your first stop. The company was found in 2005 and sources its merchandise from various European manufacturers who specialise in the reproduction of traditional French furniture and décor.
If you’re looking for a small selection of adult and children books, a framing studio that specialises in archival framing and a printing studio for antique printing press all-in-one, look no further than The Atelier. The company focuses on frames, artworks and books. Artworks include a selection of limited-edition prints from The Artists’ Press as well as original work by Chloë Reid and Fiona Pole. For added value, they also offer a hanging and advisory service.
Antiques & Heritage of Europe
Antiques & Heritage of Europe stocks 18th- and 19th-century European regional furniture as well as handcrafted reproductions of the same. Decorative items, objets d’art, chandeliers, crockery and accessories are also offered, alongside kitchen stoves and extractors.
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