Handcrafted – Angoni Scalloped Pillow
WHY CUR8 LOVES IT!
We first fell in love with modern African design at the Design Indaba festival in Cape Town. The vast continent is brimming with emerging design innovation as well as traditional craft infused with a modern aesthetic. Kanju embraces the breadth of pan-African design, collaborates directly with artisan communities, supports local economic development, and brings us amazing products. These scalloped Angoni leather pillows are an example of traditional design with an unexpected color pallette. Enjoy!
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kanju is a luxury interiors and décor brand partnered with fine artists and artisan groups across the African continent. A collaborative ethos defines kanju’s approach to design and curation, evident in distinctive collections which include lighting, fine art & décor, pillows & throws, furniture, rare textiles, accessories and antiques. By engaging directly with artists to create an exclusive body of work, kanju illuminates a contemporary African vernacular; one that is steeped in the inherent beauty derived from unique local materials, innovative applications of long form handcraft, and preserved artistic traditions leveraged to speak to Africa’s cultural and artistic identities in a competitive cosmopolitan global landscape. Working in more than 17 countries and counting, kanju’s collections represent the most unique and pioneering works on the continent, bringing together heritage craft techniques and fresh ideas in works that sing with clarity of intention and conjure the vision of each maker. kanju provides velvet rope access for clients to enjoy spectacular African artworks in their own elegant, eclectic and uniquely personal spaces around the world.
Aqua, Eggplant, Fuschia, Marine, Toffee
Kanju’s Angoni Scallop Throw Pillow features Angoni leather cut by hand in individual scalloped petals. Angoni cattle are descendants of the Zebu cattle brought into Zambia by the migrating Ngoni tribe around 1835. They are an iconic and oft depicted animal in the region, known for the males’ unique hump on the backs of their neck. Kanju sources local Angoni leather in Zambia, a soft and durable leather that offers comfort and luxury for all seasons. Down alternative insert.
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