Starting small with a niche gallery, the pair also worked on making Woodstock a major design destination.
If you get the chance to visit, below we’ve compiled a few of our favorite pit stops:
Urban Africa Studio
Hidden within the Woodstock Exchange arts complex, Belgian-born artisan Vincent Urbain has created a bespoke leather and design store. Starting locally in 2005, Urban Africa was born, creating minimalistic and timeless designs.
Woodstock exchange, ground floor
66 Albert Road - 7925 Woodstock
Bronze Age is a Cape Town based art foundry that specializes in the casting of bronze sculpture. Stop by for a unique piece that’s modern with a distinctly Cape Town feel.
Woodstock Foundry 160 Albert Road Woodstock, Cape Town. +27 21 447 3914
Made in maboneng/ the maboneng precinct
Made in Maboneng was initially created as a local buying initiative in Johannesburg's Maboneng Precinct, but soon branched out to Cape Town. Part-lifestyle concept, part street wear store, pick up some world-class urban goods while you support local commerce.
The Woodstock exchange, 66 Albert road, Woodstock, Cape Town
Dear Rae Jewelry
Original and handcrafted jewelry from some of the city’s most talented designers.
Shop 3, The Woodstock Foundry, 160 Albert Road, Cape Town, South Africa.