Robyn is a Cape Town based designer with a passion for historic and floral pattern styles. She launched her brand in 2021, and has since created a beautiful body of works that are heavily influenced by the likes of William Morris from the Arts and Crafts movement, as well as other historical pattern styles. She is a huge fan of French and English country décor and loves the romanticism of a royal court from Jane Austen’s era. Her aim is to create designs that have an air of elegance and beauty that will stand the test of time.
Her new Cape Dutch collection was inspired by two of her childhood homes. Growing up in Johannesburg she lived in a beautiful Cape Dutch dame built in the early 1900s that was named ‘Great Oaks’. This home was adorned with grand and established Jacaranda and Oak Trees. When moving to Cape Town her family found another Cape Dutch beauty, where they planted their very own vineyard and olive grove. In front of this house is featured a beautiful oak tree that is home to the neighbourhood squirrels.
This collection is inspired by a sum of Robyn’s memories from these two homes.