Delta force
Wallpaper|June 2021
An exceptional Okavango safari lodge is a lush showcase for the best of African design
ROSA BERTOLI

Newly unveiled in Botswana’s Okavango River Delta, Xigera Safari Lodge is as much ‘a living gallery of African talent’ as a celebration of the natural landscape. Created by the Tollman family, of the Red Carnation hotel group, together with architect Anton De Kock and architectural designer Philip Fourie, the lodge boasts a remarkable collection of contemporary African art, design and craft, curated by Toni Tollman (the group’s director of design and projects), in collaboration with South African design gallery Southern Guild.

‘Xigera Safari Lodge is our love letter to the magic of the African bush, the culmination of a lifelong dream,’ says Tollman. ‘We know our guests will leave utterly transformed by Africa’s life-enhancing beauty.’

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