L’artisanat derived from French to mean “the craft” in a direct translation, is an Angolan based craft and decor online store, which provides a platform for craft lovers and simplistic, rustic decor enthusiasts. L’artisanat offers a wide range of handmade products and caters for even the tiniest member of the family. Hoping to later expand L’artisanat currently does not ship outside Angola

Mission: We hope to become leaders in craft and decor, the go-to interior brand, winning over one home at a time. In many ways we also look to bringing craft and interior lovers together, by creating a platform where ideas and concepts can be shared and an innovative approach to craft can be achieved. We aim to diversifying our brand and continuously innovating to capture the attention of our customers and clients

Iva Mendes


Born in Luanda Angola, Iva Mendes is one of  L’artisanat ‘s creative minds, raised in the heart of Cape Town, Iva carries with her a healthy mixture of ideas and creativity inspired by both countries and many cultures. Drawn to the broad passion for urban craft she is responsible for the administration of L’artisanat and focuses on satisfying clients with the materialisation of new products and crafts. She believes in fortifying old bonds and creatively creating new ones with craft lovers and deco enthusiasts, growing L’artisanat a step at a time.

Paulo Roberto


“Paulo Roberto born in Portugal raised in Angola  , in 2006 he moved to England where he studied Art and Graphic design graduated in Cape Town as an interior designer who takes pride in his ability to transform spaces by bringing ideas and inspirations to life.
Paulo’s mission is creating interiors with a fresh perspective that uniquely reflect the client’s personality and desires. My designs produce original results that keep the client’s needs and vision a priority.
Outside of design, he enjoys bikes , traveling, football, crafts, drawing and judo”