Vadoek (n.) Fa-duk. The Afrikaans word for a multipurpose cloth for kitchen usage. Mungo’s new 100% cotton Vadoek is a vibrant checkered kitchen cloth that certainly checks all the boxes – colour, texture, absorbency and ultimate utility all in one. This contemporary take on the traditional plaid tea towel will […]
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Mungo Design, based in Plettenberg Bay, produces fabrics and came up with this novel and creative way to show the many different colourways and textile designs they have on offer.