London). Their participation will be in the form of an installation by designer, artist, philosopher, Porky Hefer (calling him philospopher is my input since his work is much more than what is on the surface).
Hefer contribution here, created by hand at Woodheads leather merchants (also of Cape Town) consists of work depciting five animals: M.Heloise (manta ray), Crocodylus Eugenie (crocodile), Lolita Blackfish (lover whale), Piranha 1: Nerina (piranha) and Panthera leo. The last of these is a Hefer self-portrait.
You can read our interview with Hefer HERE.
The London Design Biennale will feature work from 35 countries and was founded by the people who organize the London Design Festival. It takes place at the same time as that fair. The idea is to bring designers together to debate and discuss design innovation. The theme of the biennale is Utopia by Design.
Southern Guild is a gallery conceived and run by Trevyn and Julian McGowan.