We’ve done many installation for stages, shop windows, entrance lobbies, etc.  Lampshades from found objects, and lampshades from recycled posters, paper decor for stages. Giant blooms for shop windows and folded book art for windows too. ,

 

 

Installation Stories

Stage Design – Curtain of Paper Leaves

Recently I was involved in designing a paper installation for an exciting stage backdrop. The stage decor team at my church CityHill Hillcrest, decided on a paper leaf theme to coincide with Autumn and to have an beautiful opportunity to recycle discarded office...

Design Indaba Creative Collab Durban

Tonight is the opening of the Creative Collab Durban.  An exciting exhibition with some amazing local talent. I've been setting up the Freshly Found display. The focus of the stand is the bespoke design installations we do.    To showcase this, we've produced a...

Frazer Parfum – and Freshly Found Flowers

Friday night was the relaunch of Tammy Frazer's Parfum Shop.  It was a delight to make up origami lilies from Crane's Crest 100% cotton paper for the event. Frazer Parfum is a bespoke creative perfume house working only with high quality natural raw materials.  The...

Anisa Mpungwe Launch

Beautiful Pics by Lauren of Glossary of the Freshly Found Paper Proteas and Origami hearts at The Mr Price Anisa Mpungwe Launch

Mild Mustard

Just finished a Dusty-Yellow coloured paper project!  Hand painting the paper with this warm colour has endeared me a little to this hot dog hue....

Book Bunting

Freshly Found cut-out and ink-coloured hearts on book paper bunting at the Amazing Alternate Wedding Fair in Durban this weekend.   Visit the Fair between 9 and 3 on Sunday at Upstairs, 202A Florida Road, Durban.  If you would like to make these up yourself - This is...

Poetry in Motion

Poetry Collection stores have been running a fund-raiser to counteract illiteracy.  We were delighted to make up book strings for The Shaw Sisters who supplied them to stores countrywide for this campaign.  The promotion has been running since early July and is...

Concertina Shells…

These are the interesting leftovers from an enormous project we have just completed. Christy, Sandile, Hlengiwe and myself have sourced, sliced, folded and strung together hundreds of folded books for the Shaw Sisters, who are supplying a nation-wide chain store in...

Packaging Proteas.

A bunch of these were delivered to Nampak Sacks this week, to thank them for passing on some of their packaging waste, so that we can make beautiful proteas.     A whole bunch of these will be at The Design Indaba Expo next week too. ...

Taarrrraaahhhh! Those Lampshades!

Finally, I get to show you the lampshades I wove for our large church entrance hall foyer!  We have been updating the look of the reception area - It was my job to weave 8 lampshade covers from posters we have used at our church over the past years! You may recognise...

Woven Posters

I am so excited about the trial run lampshade I had to weave from strips of old advertising banners for a decor project I am working on. I love the colours and the texture! We are hoping to mount these on giant barrel lampshades, giving a colourful industrial...