Zoggs was created by Zoe Vivian in 2004 with the purpose of applying her Textile Design background in a unique and original way. Starting off on her own she explored and experimented with the “Zoggs Dot” which are layers of brightly painted dots finished off with detailed fine black ink. There seemed to be a call for this playful and highly original surface pattern design and demand grew. Zoggs is now a team of 13 Swazi Women situated in the South of Swaziland. Zoggs provides this team of ladies with a skill and opportunity to support themselves in a male dominated society.
Zoggs are very proud members of SWIFT Swaziland Fair Trade and are dedicated in promoting their ethos.
Its Zoggs’s ambition to grow providing more employment to Swazi Women while adding a cheerful dash of the “Zoggs Dot” to your life.
All our items are individually hand painted and one of a kind, functional and personally signed by the designer.
Our paints are water based and together with the varnish we use, lead free. We work directly with around 18 other local crafts people, assisting with design development, quality control, as well as encouragement in following our lead in the use of re-cycled and up-cycled materials as much as possible.