Monday, October 10, 2016

"I wanted to create things that would be accessible to most people, rather than an elite few,....My aim was also to combine sculpture with functionality. It's easier for people to justify buying an expensive object that they have fallen in love with if they have a practical use for it." - Carrol Boyes


Designer Spotlight: Carrol Boyes





The high-end home, lifestyle and gift products are now available to shop our store online here or in-store at our showroom!


Carrol Boyes is an iconic South African designer and her brand has deftly crafted a coveted and high-end product range of market home and lifestyle items.

Her products are associated with style and finesse and are available throughout South Africa, and in over 30 other countries around the world. Her designs are incomparable and unique, succeeding in putting South Africa on the design map. 


To this day, the distinguished South African artist continues to combine a unique combination of humor and style in her modern and innovative designs that have become recognized around the world as timeless and distinctive. Made from the highest quality lead-free pewter, aluminum and stainless steel, Carrol Boyes’ tableware and home accessories are perfect for the home, kitchen, or office. Also known as Functional Art, Carrol Boyes’ sculptural one-of-a-kind pieces are functional for every day use and make for great gifts too.

A clever mix of form and function, the iconic, homegrown range turns traditional design on its head, transforming ordinary tools into extraordinary pieces of art. Give cakes and other delicious foods the unique presentation they deserve, after all your baking efforts, no better way to showcase your own work of art on these works of art! 

Here are some of our top picks from the collection and must-haves if you are looking to start, or add to, your CB collection! 

Whether your sweets and treats are homemade or store bought the aptly named "A Piece of Cake" Cake Stand is the finishing touch to your tea time needs. This cake stand with a curved aluminum figure detail is perfect for serving cakes, cupcakes or even to stack another food item of your choice! 





Beautifully designed Challah Board set is both stylish and functional.This exquisite and tasteful design makes for an endearing gift through their use in traditional meals and rituals and are sure to be much appreciated and become valued family heirlooms over the years. Formed of high-shining pewter and aluminum, it features a removable Indian rosewood board and sturdy handles for easy carrying. 


The 'Backbend' Concierge is a functional art piece for serving up fruit or adding a decorative accent to your dining room table. This sculptural centerpiece form  makes a dramatic, artistic statement. Adding sculptural sophistication to dinner sets, this centerpiece will carry modern spaces to elegant heights. Rendered in glossy aluminium in the shape of a reclining figure, this quirky piece offers a unique and contemporary approach to your home. A showstopper! 




The whimsical Chip & Dip Bowl combination has more uses than you can imagine. Chip and dip, fruit and ice cream, hummus and pita-the possibilities are endless! Both aluminum bowls are powder coated allowing you to add both hot and cold foods to each bowl. Must have this on your table at your next gathering! 



Functional art with a dash of whimsy, the Cantilever Aluminum Platter is a must have for holiday dinners. Rendered in a durable, lightweight aluminum the crouching figure is balancing two trays on its hands and knees, that artfully displays food and accessories. This piece adds a touch of elegance to any dinner party and dining experience. 



A whimsical full bodied sculptural character supports a cloud in the shape of a versatile platter. Appropriately named, On a cloud, you can serve any selection of creative snacks, to give your guests with a side of amusement. 


Sitting cross-legged, this sculpted character raises both arms high to hold four serving plates. Not quite your average cupcake stand but a unique version to showcase all your exquisite pastries. This piece is sure to grab attention at tea time while serving up some delicious bites.


Its wine o'clock!
Impress your dinner time guests by busting out this absolutely charming wine decanter! 
Bring out the rich flavors of your favorite wines with this striking decanter set. It features a shapely glass decanter that rests artfully on a sculptural aluminum stand, lending dramatic presentation to dinners and gatherings. Cheers! 






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