May 10, 2021


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African art and design spotlighted at Xigera Safari Lodge

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African artwork and style and design celebrated at the Xigera Safari Lodge

Situated in Botswana’s remarkable Okavango Delta and immersed in mother nature, the Xigera Safari Lodge capabilities a outstanding assortment of African artwork and design and style items curated by South African gallery Southern Guild

South African art and style and design gallery Southern Guild collaborated with the Tollman loved ones (house owners of the Pink Carnation Resort Collection) to develop a celebration of art and structure from throughout the continent at the Xigera Safari Lodge, immersed in the character of Botswana’s Okavango Delta.

African artwork and style take the highlight at Xigera Safari Lodge 

One particular of the Xigera Safari Lodge’s Suite Lounges, with spaces merging indoor and outdoors ordeals. Pictured below are a ceramic aspect desk by Atang Tshikare, a metallic and repurposed conveyor belt sculptural chair by Xandre Kriel, a glass-topped table by John Vogel, a couch by Southern Guild, as well as a hand woven rug by Coral & Hive and artwork by Chris Soal on the wall

Two many years in the building, the undertaking functions an outstanding assortment of African style by the likes of Porky Hefer, Atang Tshikare, Zizipho Poswa and many additional, with furniture, art and accessories diligently picked by Toni Tollman in collaboration with Southern Guild to decorate the spaces designed by architect Anton de Kock. Website-particular parts ended up commissioned by the gallery to make the Lodge’s immersive ambiance, and almost each individual object was created particularly for the lodge by neighborhood artisans, from home furnishings and ceramics to textiles and tableware.

A check out of the drinks deck, overlooking the Okavango Delta grasslands

The Xigera Safari Lodge is 95% photo voltaic run and boasts 12 guest suites immersed in the surrounding grassland of the Okavango Delta, with areas merging indoor and out of doors encounters. Attributes like a Baobab-formed tree residence (inspired by a portray by South African master landscape painter Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef) incorporate to the exclusive mother nature of the keep at the Lodge, with additional out of doors spaces including a waterside lounge place, a totemic fireplace-pit sculpture by artist-blacksmith Conrad Hicks and Porky Hefer-designed loungers and woven ‘nests’.

Established as ‘a residing gallery of African talent’, with 76 of the most celebrated creatives highlighted through the areas, it types the most formidable display of African design in the continent to date. § © All rights reserved. | Newsphere by AF themes.