ZIZIPHO POSWA founder of Imiso Ceramics, was born on the 5th December 1979 in Umtata in the Eastern Cape. Setting off her educational career at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, on relocating to Cape Town she completed her studies in Surface Design, majoring in textiles at Cape Peninsula University of Technology and graduated in 2010. Inspired by her natural surroundings, flora, fauna and an inherent love of beautiful things, she designs and creates the Imiso’s popular Hand- Pinched Ceramic Collection. Her knowledge allows her to translate textile designs onto her clay canvas of decorative bowls & plates. Her pieces have been showcased in boutique stores and flourish locally and internationally.