WORDS Lindi Brownell Meiring
Joburg-based design studio Dokter and Misses have launched a collection of collectible design pieces as part of the duo’s new solo show at Southern Guild in Cape Town.
The exhibition, entitled Practically Everywhere, sees designers Katy Taplin and Adriaan Hugo take inspiration from urban ecosystems.
The result is a collection of sculptural cabinets exploring the ideas of over-saturation and disruption. Katy and Adriaan describe this body of work as smooth surfaces “interrupted by jagged lines and unconscious gestural marks.”
“Function is encapsulated and overgrown by clumps of irregular forms,” explain the duo. “Traditional furniture structural configurations are turned inside out and decorated with dysfunctional clutter. Negative spaces become a nest for 3D visual noise.”
The exhibition will be on at Southern Guild, Silo 5, Silo District, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town until 8 May 2019. For more information, visit southernguild.co.za. To see more from Dokter and Misses and to shop online, visit dokterandmisses.com.