BEHIND THE BRAND
Cécile & Boyd is a small, dedicated team of professional designers, project managers and administration staff.
Boyds role is concerned with creative direction for the group as a whole, outlining values, ethos, new thinking and visioning. Boyd studied Interior Design at Natal Technikon and established Lamp Classics with Cécile Tilley in 1988. This led to the establishment of Cécile and Boyd’s retail store in Durban and gave rise to the Cécile and Boyd Interior Design business. Being at the forefront of interior design for over 20 years has seen the name Boyd Ferguson synonymous with great designs of many private homes and hotels across the world.
Geordi Ferguson (De Sousa Costa)
PARTNER & DESIGNER
Geordi completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at Natal University and then studied Interior Design at the White House School of Interior Design in Cape Town. Thereafter she joined Stafford Associate Architects in Durban working as an Interior Designer for 3 years. In 1994 Geordi joined Cécile and Boyd Interior Design to take on the first hotel assignment for the Singita Ebony Lodge. Geordi is a Partner and Designer.
Paul van den Berg
PARTNER & DESIGNER
After Paul graduated cum laude from White School of Interior Design he opened his own design studio in Durban. Paul ran his studio for 3 years before joining Cécile and Boyd Interior design. Paul has been a Partner and Designer at the firm since 1994.
GROUP FINANCIAL MANAGER
Stephan completed his articles at Deloitte in Cape Town, Luxembourg and San Francisco and qualified as a chartered accountant in 2003. He was employed at Waterford Wine Estate as their Financial Manager for 5 years and in 2008 joined the Cecile & Boyd management team.
RETAIL STORES IN DURBAN & CAPE TOWN
Jonny joined Cécile and Boyd in 1994 after working and travelling overseas. Jonny sources for and manages the Durban and Cape Town Stores procuring and designing incredible furnishings and objects from around the world.
GENERAL MANAGER & BUYER SINGITA BOUTIQUES & GALLERIES
Kim graduated from Cape Town University’s Michaelis School of Fine Art in 1991 after studying Graphic Design. In 1996 she joined Luke and Boyd in the establishment of the Singita Retail Business, Singita Boutique & Galleries. Contact 031 313 3960.