Picks of the Week

picks of the week

From art-inspired cakes and locally produced hand-made soap to a cool furniture collab and sleek brand design, these are the VISI team’s top picks of the week.

1. Tortik Annushka Cakes

Moscow-based designer cake studio Tortik Annushka, headed up by siblings Madina and Tortik Yavorskaya, who have backgrounds in fine art and architecture, creates art-inspired cakes that are almost too beautiful to eat.

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Do you fancy hand painted cakes? Yes or No?

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Inspired by Piet Mondrian ⚡️

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2. Parsons Branding

Local brand strategy and design studio Parsons develops brand identities, products and experiences. Here are a few of the studio’s projects that caught our eye:

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3. Stellar Works X nendo Collab

Stellar Works has joined forces with Tokyo-based design studio nendo on a set of three sleek and sophisticated designs. The collection is comprised of a barstool (Blend), an armchair (Kite) and a series of mirrors (Frame). 

Images courtesy of stellarworks.com

4. O’live Handmade Soaps

Cape Town-based hand-crafted soap brand O’Live’s offering includes small batches of locally-sourced olive oil soaps, which are made from 100% natural, plant-based ingredients, using a cold-pressed method.

Images via olivehandmadesoaps.co.za

5. OKHA Volt Dining Chair

South African design studio OKHA has redesigned its VOLT dining chair. The chair is made from a solid oak frame and is fully upholstered with a dual density foam seat for maximum comfort.

Images courtesy of okha.com