Andrew Early, of Andrew Early Design Studio has developed a distinctive organic style. Clean lines characterise his work. He specialises in sculpting pared-down, sleek pieces of furniture, elemental in design.
Andrew has a deep respect for the inherent beauty of wood and works with both salvaged wood and sustainable harvested hard woods that carry the PEFC and FSC certification. He uses only non-toxic environmentally friendly finishes and is committed to creating awareness in buying products that are produced ethically and sustainably.
Andrew is the recipient of the Elle Décor International Design Award and the Conde Nast House Style Award. His work has been showcased at exhibitions as far afield as Stockholm (Nordiska Museet), New York (Against The Grain) Museum of Arts & Design and Paris (Centre Culturel Suédois), showcasing a global appreciation for his artistry and instinctive feel for design. His clients include Dutch trend forecaster, Li Edelkoort, American fashion designer, Donna Karan and English designer, Terence Conran.
Having relocated to Durban from his studio in the KZN Midlands, Andrew continues to enrich the South African design ethos.