South African artist Carrol Boyes died on Wednesday after a brief illness. She was 65.
Carrol was the founder, creator and CEO of The Carrol Boyes retailer in Cape Town.
Company spokesperson Michelé Stuurman confirmed the tragic news, saying: “Carrol will be remembered for her love, her story and her quirky creativity.”
“Carrol leaves our nation with a legacy of excellence, unity, empowerment and pioneering functional art. She will be greatly missed,” she added.
About Carrol’s legacy, Michelé told pressmen: “Carrol demonstrated the very highest values in her business; integrity, playful perspectives and passion for design and for her staff. Her personal touch will inspire and stay with us always.