Procuring African Design & Craft

A personalised service

Looking to source exceptional craft & design objects?

If you are retailer, interior design industry professional, or private collector, looking to purchase exceptional products from Africa’s designers and artisans let us guide you through beautifully curated selections of sophisticated objects expertly crafted for contemporary living.

Our thoughtful product procurement service is tailored to meet your unique needs offering you objects sourced and hand-picked by Tapiwa from some of Africa’s finest design & artisan-led ateliers. Handmade with love and exceptional attention to detail the designer/makers we partner with take pride in their craft and through their work want to share the precious skills of their heritage with discerning customers like you.

From beautifully woven basket bags, sumptuous hammered metal lighting, soft touch woven textiles, to delicately patterned ceramics and much more Tapiwa will guide you through the process of choosing, purchasing and commissioning the perfect pieces for your project or art collection.

Whatever you need we’ll help you find the perfect objects and discover a story you’ll love.

(Please note this link takes you to Tapiwa’s consultancy website)

“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