My Workspace: Inside Yelda Bayraktar’s Studio & Showroom

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Located on a beautiful city farm in the middle of Cape Town, you’ll find the studio and showroom of design and art consultant, and founder of COUTH, Yelda Bayraktar.

Her workspace is filled with designs from across Africa, from tables and stools by Botswana’s Peter Mabeo to wooden sculptures by the late Babacar Niang. You’ll also find pieces created by renowned Cape Town-based designer Porky Hefer, who happens to be Yelda’s husband.

In the above video, Yelda talks VISI through the range of stunning pieces that dot her studio.

For more information about Yelda’s brand COUTH, visit