8 Awesome South African Bookends

No longer simply functional, bookends can add instant pizazz to any boring bookcase or shelf. Keep those books, CDs and DVDs organised whilst adding a touch of style that speaks of you and your home. So today we’re taking a look at cool locally designed bookends. From quirky and playful, to vintage or  beautifully-designed – unique bookends for every flavour and taste. Here are some of our favorites. Let us know which you like best!
Bookends by Quirky Me

A perfect fit for a soft feminine room or boudoir, this dainty Doily Bookend adds a bit of lacy whimsy. Or you can say it like it is with this trendy “BOOK” bookend. Both bookends are made from laser-cut metal and available from Quirky Me.
Cape Gable Bookends by Chandler House

Add a touch of Cape Dutch architectural elegance to you bookcase with a pair of Cape Gable Bookends from Chandler House.Bookends by TinTown

Love the playful A-Z Bookends from TinTown – just be sure to alphabetize those books! Another pretty design from TinTown is the Heart Tree Bookendlove the double silhouette created by fold-out tree… it looks super cool.Vinyl LP Record Bookends by Freshly Found

I bit of re-purposed vintage décor – I’m sure the artist won’t mind! These funky bookends made from old vinyl LP records are available from Freshly Found.Barcode Bookends by Love Jozi

Don’t you think these Barcode Bookends, designed by Johannesburg T-Shirt company Love Jozi, are just awesome?! It features a bit of the Jozi skyline. Hey, who’s going to design a Cape Town skyline bookend?! I would love one of those…Kewpie Doll Bookends by NEST

And lastly a bit of nostalgia with these super cute and quirky Kewpie Doll Bookends by Nest Homegrown. You can purchase these from Utique.co.za!

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The Design Tabloid brings you the latest gossip concerning South African design talent. It’s our aim to showcase local interior design, architecture, furniture, décor, & related suppliers and feature the gifted designers behind them. Also, providing a platform to young emerging designers and added exposure to unknown established companies. We strive to be an interactive online source of design innovation, information, and inspiration. The Design Tabloid is brought to you by Design Monarchy; a Cape Town based Interior Design & Decor Company under the expert guidance of Rose McClement, an interior decorator/stylist with more years of industry experience than she cares to mention. We hope our passion for design inspires you. We are Proudly South African, celebrate with us!

Posted on September 26, 2012, in Awesome Products, Decor, Suppliers and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 9 Comments.

  1. Lovely! Such amazing choices. Just so happens that my blog post today is also about bookends. I’ve shared a link to your post on my site. Cheers to a good day!

  2. My favorite has to be the Kewpie Doll bookends by Nest..

  3. Very beautifull and useful supports. Great post*

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