Most Beautiful Object in South Africa 2013 Finalists!


“It’s our great pleasure to present the much-anticipated Most Beautiful Object in South Africa (MBOISA) 2013 finalists. Featuring a diverse selection of objects, the MBOISA finalists were nominated by a mix of design journalists and cultural commentators in South Africa.”


“Every year Design Indaba invites the public to engage with the question of what constitutes beauty through the MBOISA award. More than just an object of visual delight, MBOISA encourage a wider definition of beauty – one that encapsulates attributes such as social significance, economic impact, usability, sustainability and even humour.” – Design Indaba

———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- “We know that beauty is in the eye of the beholder and that’s why the winner is determined by public vote. Vote for your most beautiful object in South Africa, via SMS. The winner will be announced on the afternoon of Sunday 3 March at Design Indaba Expo.The designs of all the MBOISA finalists will be on show at Design Indaba Expo, open to the public from Friday 1 March to Sunday 3 March at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.”

{Go to the Design Indaba website (here) for a full description of each finalist’s design and to vote!}

So what do you think, see something you like? Who is going to get your vote?

{All info and images via Design Indaba}


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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 February 25, 2013, in Architecture, Awesome Products, Decor, Design, Design Indaba, Designers, DI2013, Events, Exhibitions, Furniture, Interior Design, MBOISA and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. howtoclimbamountain

    Reblogged this on How to Climb a Mountain in High Heels and commented:
    Check this out! It’s Design Indaba time again and The design Tabloid are “giving us the skinny” on the Mboisa finalists for 2013. My votes go to The Mechanical Bureau by Joe Paine and Wood and carbon Bike by David Stubbs! Enjoy, and hope to see you there!

  2. Reblogged this on Design Tact and commented:
    Interesting spectrum of finalists this year. We’re not entirely sure we agree with the winner but exquisite, nonetheless.

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