(Langazela Cushion Cover by Africa!Ignite. Photo courtesy Fab.com)Savvy travelers have had South Africa on their style radar for some time now—and with Cape Town named as next year’s World Design Capital, more and more people are paying attention. Adding fuel to the fire is Fab, the e-tailer known for cool collabs and poppy home accessories. This fall, the company’s DesignTrek | South Africa collection launches, showcasing 25 of the country’s most engaging artisans and their wares curated by none other than Fab.com Chief Design Officer Bradford Shellhammer. (See Shellhammer's library in Lonny here.)
(Hat Rack by Heath Nash. Photo courtesy Fab.com)
From the jaunty trilby hats and wax-printed clutches of Johannesburg’s Babatunde to the hand-embroidered cushion covers of Africa!Ignite, the virtual boutique introduces design lovers to a fresh source of creative talent from halfway around the world.
(Bowls by Indalo/Wola Nanin Project. Photo courtesy Fab.com)