About

Silk by Design is a family owned business that was started in 1998 by Sue McNair, in Durban, South Africa. Sue remains the lead designer and creative influence behind Silk by Design, however today the management of the business is now mostly handled by her son, Scott.

Throughout our history of trading, we have solidified our position as a market leader in quality, service, and design. We source the highest quality faux florals, greenery, and containers available, from manufactures around the world, and combine these to produce lifelike faux floral arrangements like no other.

While Silk by Design has for many years supplied a handful of customers in the UK and other countries outside of South Africa. In 2018 we took the decision to grow our UK offering, and Silk by Design UK was established. Silk by Design UK remains part of the family business, with Cameron Leaver, having joined us to handle the sales and operations in the UK. We aim to become a recognised and trusted artificial flower wholesale distributor within the UK market.

While initially focusing on offering faux floral arrangements only, we hope to grow a wider range of products as time goes by. We are inspired by local and international décor trends while still bringing our unique style to all our hand-crafted flower arrangements. We achieve this by continuously striving to stay relevant, casting our view far and wide to appreciate the beautiful artistry of others.

Our ability to create bespoke arrangements & floral designs for our customers sets us apart from the competition and over the years we have worked on projects ranging from large corporate landscaping installations, shop fronts, exhibitions, and upmarket residential & commercial interiors.