Dry Run: Soak up art with designer towels

Times Live | Shelley Seid:


At an exhibition at the Durban African Art Centre at the end of last year, Yanni Vosloo was captivated by a linocut of a black fish on a cobalt-blue background. “I stood there and thought: ‘This would make a great beach towel’.”


GO FISH: Jilajila’s design
Image by: Supplied

Vosloo, merchandise director of Mr Price Home, was in the perfect position to turn a moment of inspiration into reality. Less than a year later, MRP Home is to launch a new range of beach towels designed by four artists from the African Art Centre.

The towels form part of the MRP Colab Collection, an ongoing collaborative project between artists and the retail group…


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