Mpho Vackier

Dezeen Awards 2021 judge Mpho Vackier

Mpho Vackier is a furniture and interior designer based in South Africa.

Vackier founded The Urbanative, which is a contemporary craft, collaboration and design evolution.

With all of the products are designed and manufactured in South Africa, The Urbanative constantly explores the role of culture and cultural representations in modern societies, with the aim of telling contemporary African stories through modern furniture and product design.



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  • Norse Projects
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  • Dezeen Awards 2021 sponsor Tom Dixon
  • Kvadrat

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