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Making Love In The Workshop… For The Love Of Making.

Making Love In The Workshop… For The Love Of Making. Raw Studios office furniture workshop

Making Love In The Workshop… For The Love Of Making. Its not only eager hands caressing curvaceous forms, surfaces coated in glistening spray and slow rhythmic massage like (sanding) movements that shows how much we love making things. The love of making is both a serious and a fun thing at Raw and we have […]

Customerization now trending at Raw.

Customerization now trending at Raw. RAW Studios Customerization surfaces Ohtwo chair

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 […]

Project Testimonial – Africa Centre

Project Testimonial – Africa Centre

It took a forward thinking organization in need of change, combined with an architect team with real vision, to create what is quickly becoming known as the “new” Africa Centre. Raw is proud to have played a significant part in the transformation of the workspaces and interiors at this legendary international research centre in rural […]

Nandos Columbine s(m)itten on Raw’s Ohtwo™ Chairs.

Nandos Columbine s(m)itten on Raw’s Ohtwo™ Chairs.

Even before Raw’s new Ohtwo™ chairs were available to order, interior designer Anne Maclachlan from Foundation Design specified them for use in the new Nandos Columbine Restaurant. The fact that the chairs are available in two model types and eight colour choices was also not lost on her as it fit beautifully into her vision […]

The BLIMP has landed.

The BLIMP has landed. 100% Design South Africa

100% Design South Africa took place last weekend, at Gallagher Convention Centre, where local and international exhibitors showcased their innovative products and solutions to both the trade and public. Raw Studios’ eye-catching 3m high Co-space, created more than ample interest. It enticed interesting, fresh and, sometimes down-right bizarre visitor engagement. The visually inspiring, Co-space with […]

Raw to talk worklife at 100% Design Show this year

Raw to talk worklife at 100% Design Show this year 100% Design Pod

Each year, when debating whether or not to be part of the 100% Design expo Raw Studios looks inward, and contemplates their situation: what does one present to the public, what does one say, who are we? This year, there is no new product range per se on show, but rather an attitude, an important image-making and […]

Nandos and Raw in hot, hot, hot Combo.

Nandos and Raw in hot, hot, hot Combo. Nandos home in Lorentzville Johannesburg

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 […]

New OhTwo™ Chair and Table range ready to conquer the world!

New OhTwo™ Chair and Table range ready to conquer the world! Raw OhTwo chair and table

The difficult second chair. Chairs are notoriously difficult to design. Especially after the success of our first chair, the second one seems to will one to fail, but after two years in concept form and three months of prototyping and development, Raw Studios is proud to announce that the first production run on our newest […]

UP Students Rock the Raw once again: 2015

UP Students Rock the Raw once again: 2015 UP Students Workshop 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 […]

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