Recreate Studio Images

To celebrate the start of 2013, I thought I would share a few images of our ‘every changing” shop space that have been taken over the last few years!

From our shop for HIM this Christmas! Obviously there is lots for HER!

Gifts for HIM

Elle Decoration SA – Oct Nov 2012

Loving Elle Decoration South Africa’s childs play spring shoot!

Thanks for featuring our new bucket stool!

Recreate collaborating with Mercedes-Benz

Our greatest challenge to date: a collaboration with Mercedes-Benz.

South African designer Katie Thompson recycles used everyday items into sophisticated interior objects. Her latest piece de resistance: An entire study based on the individual parts of a Mercedes-Benz SL.

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Eigen Huis & Interieur – Aug 2012

We met Jack and James, editor and photographer, from Eigen Huis & Interieur – a dutch interior magazine in Feb 2012. They visited our studio in the midst of their busy Design Indaba Schedule. We suspected they were up to something great but never dreamt anything as fantastic as this SA design special! Of course it’s all in Dutch so we have absolutely no idea what it says, but oh we can imagine!

Elle Decoration SA – Aug/Sep 2012

Our Ruler Mirror is delighted to be showcased on page 145 in the Aug/ Sep edition of Elle Decoration.

Standard Magazine – issue 12

Standard Magazine is an international Eco design magazine from Austin. Our lovely little yellow scale clock was featured on page 27 of their 12th issue!

Mollie Makes – Dec 2011

Designer Focus in Mollie Makes magazine.

Elle Deco – July 2011

Recreate featured in July 2011 issue of Elle Deco.

I want to be a Teapot – A short film about Recreate 2011

The film “I want to be a Teapot” is about Katie Thompson, designer and owner of Recreate.

A film By Tina-Louise Smith –

New Stockists of Recreate products…

We are delighted to let you know that we have 2 new stockists of Recreate products (and others in the pipeline both locally and internationally…watch this space!)

HABARI in Vienna, Europe, a Concept store for African and European Design

Habari is a 720 sq metre conceptstore in a beautiful historic building in Vienna with a focus on contemporary African Design. You can find furniture, home- and tableware, fashion accessories and many other outstanding gifts.

CLARENS GO GREEN in Clarens Eastern Free State, South Africa is a green lifestyle boutique in the heart of the picturesque village of Clarens.

Visit our website shop page to see a list of our other stockists.

Harper’s Bazaar Russia- March 2012

Ooooh! Our whiskey crate sidetable featured in the march issue of Harper’s Bazaar (Russia) And again… oooooh!!

Creative Week Cape Town

I have just noticed that this post never went live! Ooopsy…

Pics from photographer Caroline Jordan at our studio open day for “Meet the Makers” during Creative Week Cape Town (last year!)

“Meet the Makers” was hosted by Cape Town Design Network (CTDN), together with Creative Cape Town and VISI.

Thanks to you all – especially those who visited us x

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African Options! Amsterdam

For those of you who are lucky enough to be anywhere near Amsterdam over the next week…

Amsterdam’s new Contemporary Department Store, presents African OPTIONS!, an eclectic mix of contemporary design and craftsmanship. OPTIONS! collaborated with creatives from various fields who are connected to and inspired by Africa.


OPTIONS! FROM AFRICA WITH LOVE – Mariette de Haan combines a passion for Africa with a love for creative interior design. Her showroom/gallery From Africa with Love aims to be a platform for the work of some of today’s most talented South African brands and designers such as Porky Hefer, Gemma Orkin, Recreate, Isle of Trees, Magpie, Abode, Skinny laMinx, Xandre Kriel and Heath Nash.

We are so excited to be a part of this exhibition!

Thanks Mariette x

Decorex Exhibition – Cape Town 2011

Recreate was launched at Decorex SA 2009, after an incredibly successful 2 years and the opening of our shop a few months ago, we have just exhibited once again at Decorex SA 2011.

We were approached by Plascon to design and create 1 of 4 living spaces using their “Romance Rekindled” 2011 palette

If you were not lucky enough to visit Decorex Cape Town, here our some images of our stand…

Craftwise – June 2011

First time in Craftwise…

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