It’s been no secret that we have been working with the University of Pretoria on various projects over the past years. What you maybe do not know is that we don’t only supply furniture but exhibition walls as well. Back in 2017 Mathews and Associates Architects approached Raw Studios to develop an exhibition system for […]
Workers Rise Up! Join the movement!
Something is stirring deep within the belly of our beautiful motherland and it’s time that workers everywhere rise up and show that they have had enough! “Had enough of what?” the unenlightened employer may ask. At RAW we are fighting the system, the system that keeps providing us with ill conceived, unsustainable, badly designed and […]
The countdown has started… The world is coming to Africa.
Imagine an existing space where human, space and object are intertwined, where interaction is a core aspect of creating synergy between humans and their environment. Well, stop imagining because this concept is already in the making at the Future Africa Institute, a campus for international students aimed at creating a holistic and interactive environment. Earthworld […]
Jo’burg’s who’s who.
Ditulo Office Furniture Engineers is a Johannesburg-based company making waves within the office design market. Providing a niche service for clients and suppliers, Ditulo embraces quality and promotes holistic and collaborative approaches to workplace design.The name behind the company’s success is Isla Galloway-Gaul. A woman of integrity with smart business sense and a down- to- […]
Customerization now trending at Raw.
Since we started focusing on designing modular furniture systems instead of merely objects, customization was forced to take a back seat to versatility and affordability but we do believe we have now found a healthy balance. Within well-considered systems we believe we can provide a multitude of designed solutions that have a wider uptake and […]
Nandos and Raw in hot, hot, hot Combo.
UPDATE: See the project video footage. When the South African success story, Nandos, decided to revamp its spiritual home in Lorentzville Johannesburg, where it started trading over two decades ago, it was bound to be anything but a run-of-the-mill project. The brief was a collaboration with industry veteran, Tracy Lynch, who curated the relationship between […]
UP Students Rock the Raw once again: 2015
In mid-July, Raw Studios hosted a week long collaborative workshop with twelve students from the University of Pretoria. The brief focused on the design solutions for the typology, “Micro-housing”, using Raw Studio’s signature technology: CNC cutting and jointing of birch plywood into designed ergonomic systems. The goal of the workshop is to expose young designers […]
RAW-licious cafe feeds the design shoppers hunger with Decorex and House and Leisure.
The RAW-licious Cafe: Decorex Joburg 7 – 11 August 2013 The RAW-licious Cafe is the trendy place to go for organic offerings such as soups, salads, and wraps. All furniture supplied by RAW Studios. Raw Studios has a delicious side that we are proud to be able to show in collaboration with Decorex Joburg 2013. […]
Learn how to collaborate with us (part 1).
First in the series of Raw Studios ”How To” docs. We often get asked the following question: How can we contact you and make use of your expertise and capabilities on our projects? The contact part is the easy bit, but its the interaction (with Raw and other service providers) and the process stages followed […]
Double take at Decorex JHB 2012
We have two collaborations going at Decorex Johannesburg 2012. “Decorex Designer collection with Raw Studios” was initiated by Decorex itself to bring some of the coolest designers and craftsmen’s work to the public’s attention, and Raw Studios was asked to ‘house’ them using our popular Ikonik™ woodlockers. Ikonik™ is our take on the traditional steel […]