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Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair

13 to 15 October 2017 on the rooftop of Hyde Park Corner

The annual Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair is around the corner, and as always it promises to be a fair unlike any other. Featuring innovative design, food and wine, this vibrant celebration of impeccable design embodies the elegance and audacity of all things ‘well made in Africa’. The Fair is now in its eighth year, and gives fair-goers and trend watchers the opportunity to be the first to encounter and experience the work of top emerging creatives. Taking place from 13 to 15 October, the 2017 Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair will transform the rooftop of Hyde Park Corner into a modern wonderland of explosive creativity – you don’t want to miss it!

Venue: Rooftop of Hyde Park Corner shopping centre, Corner William Nicol and Sixth Road, Hyde Park, Johannesburg

Friday 13 October: 12pm to 10 pm | Saturday 14 October: 10am to 9pm | Sunday 15 October: 10am to 4pm

Exhibitors

Browse exhibitors or apply to be one.

Meet the Maker

Suki Suki Naturals for African and Indie hair.

Well-made in Africa Designers

Get to know the featured African artisans.'

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Well-made in Africa Designers

Afrominima

Nigeria is a country well-known for its designers' unique flair for fashion. Interior design firm, Afrominima maintains this creative tradition thanks to its bold and edgy interior design style. The company is run by Olubunmi Adeyemi whose creations embodies his passion for design and culture.

Saba Studio

Saba Studio was founded by Moran Munyuthe, a former architect who used his experience to create an up-and-coming furniture collection company. The furniture is made in Kenya which is also Moran's home country. His designs are brought to life thanks to the carpentry skills of local carpenters.


Adèle DeJak

Adèle Dejak is the owner of an exotic brand of fashion jewellery and accessories which was inspired by her love for African textiles and culture. Based in Kenya, Adèle's collection includes bags, necklaces and earrings. The material used for her bold handcrafted designs are sourced from all over Africa.

Tongoro

Tongoro was created by Sarah Diouf and is an affordable clothing line created in Senegal. Her line is made by African artisans as she is committed to developing retail production in Western Africa. Tongoro provides clothes that offer quality, variety and convenience at affordable prices.

Dounia Home

Founded by Dounia Tamri-Loeper, Dounia Home produces unique lamps and light fixtures created by the local talent of Moroccan craftsmen. The exotic lighting designs capture the essence of Moroccan culture with each hand-made creation made from local materials.

Meet the Maker – Suki Suki Naturals

Suki Suki Naturals is range of hair care products that were specifically created for natural African and Indie hair, by owner and founder Linda Gieskes. Combining only the finest ingredients that nature has to offer, the brand taps into the healing and restorative powers of natural and essential oils to promote hair growth and health. Suki Suki products are made in Africa and 100% natural, containing no artificial or animal ingredients.

Meet the Maker – Suki Suki Naturals

Suki Suki Naturals is range of hair care products that were specifically created for natural African and Indie hair, by owner and founder Linda Gieskes. Combining only the finest ingredients that nature has to offer, the brand taps into the healing and restorative powers of natural and essential oils to promote hair growth and health. Suki Suki products are made in Africa and 100% natural, containing no artificial or animal ingredients.

Exhibitors

Every year Africa’s most innovative and forward thinking designers, connoisseurs and innovators showcase their talents at the Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair. Share your creative edge with the world, and become part of the movement.

View the list of exhibitors at the Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair

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