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More than just a fair for beautiful objects, GUILD represents the coming together of dedicated, focused curators, designers and institutions who are striving to preserve and provoke exceptional, groundbreaking design. GUILD will introduce highly respected design authorities and work from Africa, USA, the Middle East, Britain and Europe, and present these unique viewpoints to a fresh audience.

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Fair Open Hours 2015

Wednesday 25 February – 10am – 4pm

Thursday 26 February - Saturday 28 February: 10am – 8pm

Sunday 1 March: 10am – 6pm

GUILD is proud to partner with Stefan Antoni Associates for the conceptualization and execution of the dramatic monolithic entrance to the Fair


Fair Director Guided Tours

Thursday 26 February: 12pm – 12:45pm

Saturday 28 February: 12pm – 12:45pm

Sunday 1 March: 12pm – 12:45pm

To book email: [email protected]




Thursday 26 February


Designers on Site

Meet the designers as they discuss their works on show.

Thursday 26 February: 2pm – 4pm

Carwan Gallery
Studio Molen
Stephen Burks Man Made
Carpenters Workshop Gallery
London Connoisseur
The Haas Brothers (R & Company)

Saturday 28 February: 2pm – 4pm

Mabeo Furniture with Porky Hefer
Sipho Mabona
Bennett Contemporary and Bronze Age present Conrad Botes
Design Network Africa
Southern Guild


An opportunity to observe designers creating their work live at GUILD.

Wednesday 25 February
11am-4pm Mambakwedza
6-9pm Studio Swine

Thursday 26 February
10am-7pm Mambakwedza
11am-2pm Boniface Chikwenhere, Exclusive Driftwood Creations
4-6pm Babacar Niang

Friday 27 February
10am-5pm Monkeybiz
5:30-8pm Heath Nash

Saturday 28 February
11am-2pm Studio Swine
2-7pm Atang Tshikare, Jasper Eales

Sunday 1 March
11am-4pm Mambakwedza, Davis Ndungu, Recycled Flip Flop Sculptures

GUILD Schools and Student Tours

Wednesday 25 February: 11am, 12pm, 1pm
By invitation only

Southern Guild Design
Foundation Awards

Wednesday 25 February: 6pm – 10pm
By invitation only


The Lookout deck, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, is the ideal spot to enjoy a glass of bubbly or ice-cold beer at The Striped Horse. The specially designed ‘modern explorer’ setting is the perfect spot to enjoy this future iconic brand’s newly released lagers and pilsners.

Delicious food by Vagabond will be available throughout the fair, freshly prepared at their on-site eatery.

Concessions open daily during fair hours.


R80 per person

R50 Students & Pensioners
(Not available through Computicket. Discount tickets available at the door)

Free for Children under 12


Hop on the FREE Art & Design Week Shuttle, run by City Sightseeing Cape Town, and get to the Cape Town Art Fair, GUILD, and Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA), hassle-free between Thurs 26 Feb and Sun 1 March



Cape Town Art Fair at The Avenue and Zeitz MOCAA at Scheryn Pavilion and Chavonnes Battery Museum. Bus stops in the slipway in front of The Avenue every 30 minutes from 10h30 to 19h30


Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). Bus stops outside the CTICC on Walter Sisulu Street, just beyond the City Sightseeing bus stop every 30 minutes from 10h40 to 19h10.


GUILD at The Lookout.
Bus stops on Granger Bay Boulevard between the two traffic circles every 30 minutes from 10h50 to 19h20