African artwork and structure celebrated at the Xigera Safari Lodge

Located in Botswana’s outstanding Okavango Delta and immersed in nature, the Xigera Safari Lodge characteristics a amazing assortment of African artwork and design items curated by South African gallery Southern Guild

South African art and design and style gallery Southern Guild collaborated with the Tollman household (homeowners of the Pink Carnation Resort Selection) to generate a celebration of art and style and design from throughout the continent at the Xigera Safari Lodge, immersed in the nature of Botswana’s Okavango Delta.

African art and layout choose the highlight at Xigera Safari Lodge 

1 of the Xigera Safari Lodge’s Suite Lounges, with spaces merging indoor and outdoor experiences. Pictured here are a ceramic aspect desk by Atang Tshikare, a metal sculpture by Xandre Kriel, a glass-topped table by John Vogel, a sofa by Southern Guild, as properly as a hand woven rug by  and Coral & Hive and art by Chris Soal on the wall

Two a long time in the earning, the job functions an outstanding selection of African style and design by the likes of Porky Hefer, Atang Tshikare, Zizipho Poswa and lots of more, with home furniture, artwork and equipment carefully selected by Southern Guild to embellished the spaces designed by architect Anton de Kock. Site-precise pieces have been commissioned by the gallery to develop the Lodge’s immersive ambiance, and practically each individual item was created specially for the lodge by community artisans, from furniture and ceramics to textiles and tableware.

A perspective of the drinks deck, overlooking the Okavango Delta grasslands

The Xigera Safari Lodge is 95% photo voltaic run and offers 12 guest suites immersed in the surrounding grassland of the Okavango Delta, with spaces merging indoor and out of doors activities. Attributes like a Baobab-shaped a few house (impressed by a painting by South African grasp landscape painter Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef) add to the special mother nature of the stay at the Lodge, with more out of doors areas including waterside lounge place, a totemic fireplace-pit sculpture by artist-blacksmith Conrad Hicks and Porky Hefer-made loungers and woven ‘nests’.

Developed as ‘a living gallery of African talent’, with 76 of the most celebrated creatives highlighted throughout the areas, forming the most bold show of African style and design in the continent to day. §