"I have had to learn that it is important to just get your products and designs out there, regardless if it is 100% perfect or not. It is perhaps one of the hardest lessons to learn for a creative entrepreneur I think."
- Victoria Verbaan, the founder of Victoria Verbaan & the Smoking Daxi, is an established designer, artist and illustrator. She works in a wide variety of artistic disciplines ranging from illustration and painting to the design of bespoke rugs, wallpaper, limited edition fine art prints, fabric and more recently, ceramics. Her commissioned artwork and fabric can be seen in local and international homes as well as restaurants and boutique hotels. Wallpaper Magazine recently named her as 1 of 20 reasons to visit South Africa.