Robert Sherwood is the founder and Design Director of this well received interior design practice. Based in Cape Town, South Africa, our projects are installed both locally and internationally. With 30 years of experience in both residential and commercial projects , we have a good understanding of architecture, interior design, landscaping and the curation of art. We offer a full turnkey service to meet our clients design brief.


We offer the following services:

Robert and his team’s design approach is a bespoke service . Robert’s design & decorating style portrays spaces of elegance and comfort, combined with whimsical objet and art. Our clients’ valuable feedback describes the joy that each individual space offers.

The schematic part of all the designs is certainly the most fundamental yet playful part of the service. Here the team research, source, interpret and conceptualize the look and feel of each scheme. With a collection of materials, fabrics, art & design sketches, the concept evolves into a beautiful visual & tangible presentation.

Following the schematic planning with selected materials, the spatial planning & furniture design takes form. Our CAD technicians are responsible for generating this crucial part of the design by producing a visual understanding of the layout and its general ergonomics. From these working drawings both contractors and manufacturers produce precision-made areas & furniture respectively.

We grasp the importance of three dimensional presentations to clients and we are equipped to complete photorealistic renders or artistic hand renderings as part of the design studios service.

As a collector of art, Robert has developed an eye for intriguing artworks that become the narrative thread of the interior spaces he designs. Our understanding of the scale and proportion of the architecture and interiors makes curation of art a sought after service by clients.

The final and most administrative part of the design process is procurement, orchestrating the buying and supplying of all that is involved in the final installation of the design. With our hands-on knowledge of the overall project, procuring can be controlled, evaluated and addressed easily.

RSD offer our clients a complete service package from initial design development to the finishing touches of a decorating service. As designers the value of our designs can truly be appreciated when an initial concept evolves into a well rounded interior space by the time of installation.
With our lists of personal vetted contacts in and around the design field, the selecting, purchasing and installation can be fully managed by the team. The client can thus look forward to a care free design & installation.


ARDMORE was the next stop on the Midlands Meander. What an absolute treat to go to the museum and studios where these world renowned ceramic sculptures are made and have a chat with Mandla ,one of the  finishing  artists. The cream pieces are ones waiting to be painted. No wonder @hermes did a collaboration with them. And how could you not produce amazing fine work with that view of the river from your workbench #❤️ @ardmore
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Today we enjoyed ourselves being tourist in Durban and decided to go to the Midlands where one stop was the site where Nelson Mandela was arrested on 5 August 1962 outside of Howick, KZN Natal in South Africa. He spent the next 27 years of his life in prison. There is a new museum opening there soon.  The sculpture is by ​Marco Cianfanelli.
Yesterday the central bronze sculpture MORPHOUS by @lionelsmit arrived and was installed on its custom plinth which is surrounded by water. The pocket park, as these smaller parks are termed, is to be launched in April #itsallcomingtogethernicely
Part of incredibly proud team of guys who helped build the sculpture park we are busy installing on Florida Road Durban. The sculptures were  delivered today and just transformed the garden completely. Will show more of the space later.
Stopped in my tracks at the sight of this today. #natureinallitsglory
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Comforting what you can find in an abandoned home
#itsallaboutthelight - in this case an incredible chromed 70’s pendant.
It sure is all systems go with the installation of this public sculpture garden we are busy with. So good to see the project coming alive - the tiling being done on central sculpture plinth in the water feature and all the trees and plants arriving waiting to be planted. For decades the space in front of the house on the left was a parking area and had no attraction at all. @urban_lime  #urbandesign


Please visit us at the showroom or studio to see latest products or discuss a project you may have.

173 Bree Street
Cape Town
South Africa
Tel: +27 21 424 1268
Cel: +27 82 627 9504

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