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Design Indulgence

atelier 55 presents a beautifully curated selection of sophisticated products for contemporary living. Sourced and hand-picked by Tapiwa from some of Africa’s finest design ateliers.

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atelier 55 upholds the principles of true luxury - a type of luxury that is no longer defined solely by price, but rather by the 'money can't buy' attributes of time, experiences, and emotional connections.

Tapiwa Matsinde, founder atelier 55

Latest Offerings

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AAKS Oude Blue Woven Lamp Lighting
Oude Light Pendant

£320
IFA Pure Gold Upcycled Upgraded Book Tapiwa Matsinde Guest Curator Africa
Basket Weave Ceramic Platter Brown

£265
Shoko Press Fashion Illustration Africa Tapiwa Matsinde Atelier Fifty Five
Kayla Square Tie and Dye Cushion

£39
Shoko Press Fashion Illustration Africa Tapiwa Matsinde Atelier Fifty Five
Tilehin Backpack

£198
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Meet the Makers

Beautifully woven basket bags, sumptuous hammered metal lighting, soft touch textiles, and delicate patterned ceramics are some of the gorgeous finds in the atelier 55 shop. Handmade with love and exceptional attention to detail the designer/makers I partner with take pride in their craft and through their work want to share the precious skills of their heritage with discerning customers.

Atelier Fifty Five by Tapiwa Matsinde Growing Brands Liz Riley Photography
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"I hope you will be inspired by the offerings and discover a story you love".

Tapiwa Matsinde, founder atelier 55