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Published 22 March 2024 in Press

Artistry and innovation comes alive at the Fibre Designs Studio in De Waterkant as traditional concepts are set to be redefined .

The handwoven luxury rugs brand is collaborating with art gallery RK Contemporary who are curating regular exhibitions from local artists at their Green Point studio.

This will include paintings, sculptures, photography, printmaking and ceramics.

“Fibre Designs and RK Contemporary share a passion for pushing boundaries and reimagining traditional concepts,” the flooring brand’s founder Pierre Antoine said.

‘This collaboration represents a convergence of our dedication to quality craftsmanship and RK Contemporary's commitment to promoting established and emerging local talent.“

Meanwhile, owner and curator at RK Contemporary Astrid McLeod, added that this partnership is more than just combining textiles with art.

“It's about creating an experience within the spaces we inhabit,” he said.

“Together, Fibre Designs and RK Contemporary aim to elevate the way people perceive and interact with their surroundings.”

Founded in 2009, Fibre Designs have amassed a clientele which spans continents as the bespoke studio set out to redefine luxury in the home decor space.

Meanwhile, RK Contemporary who established themselves in the charming town of Riebeek-Kasteel, north-east of Cape Town in 2017, are committed to nurturing local talent through their themed exhibitions.

Where: De Waterkant in Green Point.

When: The gallery is open Monday - Thursday from 9pm - 3pm, Fridays 9pm - 2pm and Saturdays 9.30pm - 3pm.

Cost: Free.

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