Renowned South African artist and designer, finds the perfect synthesis between art and functionality in her distinctive work, these unique items draw their inspiration from both the human form and the beauty of the nature
DetailsCarrol Boyes and The Joinery A collaborative community collection With waste in the oceans and landfills reaching epic proportions, there’s never been a more crucial time to find alternatives to single-use plastic and explore the potential of proactive change through design. Carrol Boyes has recognised the importance of sustainable initiatives in mitigating damage to the environment and has partnered with The Joinery to create a range of unique tote bags and pouches. The Joinery’s focus is on finding solutions to environmental and community issues through design. “We create local, sustainable products made from recycled plastic bottles, hemp and responsible fabrics as a way to positively contribute”’.Read more at THE JOINERY All the products are made by local artisans and sewing co-operatives based in and around informal settlements in Cape Town – and as such its initiatives contribute directly to job creation and furthering innovation in the textile economy, turning potential waste into something positive. This recent partnership with Carrol Boyes has resulted in a beautiful and collectable range of bags. Initiatives such as these, where sustainability and community involvement can be combined, underpinned by a spirit of collaboration, emphasize the pioneering and big picture the Carrol Boyes ethos represents. Each handmade pouch is made from recycled plastic bottles otherwise destined for the landfill. The pouch is ideal for small makeup or stationery items, or to keep chargers safe.
- Product Details
- Designer : Carrol Boyes
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- Collection : Accessories
- Weight : 59g
- Dimensions : L:235 x W:155 x H:55
Carrol Boyes is the founder, creator and CEO of the Carrol Boyes Group, which is famous for taking utilitarian product designs to unparalleled new heights. As an artist, designer, entrepreneur and successful business woman, Carrol Boyes is unarguably one of the most iconic and well-recognised women in the South African design industry. It hasn’t been all moonlight and roses since its inception; however, strong branding, a passion and commitment to South African design, and an on-going investment in human resources has ensured the continued success of the company. Carrol Boyes’ interest lies in creating three-dimensional, sculptural forms of high-quality tableware and home accessories. She is envied for her originality and timeless designs. CARROL BOYES’ AWARDS: 2008 SA's Most Influential Women in Business and Government Category: Arts & Culture 2008 Rapport / City Press Prestige Women's Awards Category: Phenomenal Women 2005 TUKS Alumni Board's Laureate Award 2004 Top Women in Business and Government Category: Top Women Owned Company 2004 SASSDA Stainless Steel Awards Runner-up: Products Category.