About us

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About us

La Carla Masks Atelier consists of an artistic family team who started this exciting venture after falling in love with romantic Venice. While roaming its alleys for gifts, Carla discovered a mask shop and was blown away by their beauty. The irresistible love began for these exceptional masks. Back in South Africa, Carla started this venture along with her daughter Charnelle, who where both eager to switch on their inspiration.

This decision would change our lives completely. Since 2007 we have custom designed over 35000 unique masks, which are couriered all over the world (30% exported). Now we live and work on the Garden Route near Plettenberg Bay where our mask studio is open to visitors. Next doors, our Hot Chocolate Cafe caters for chocoholics. What can be better than having a chocolate fondue under our BIG tree while gazing over the Outeniqua mountains in the distance? We can truly say "We are living our dream."

Our hand crafted Venetian masks are used for flamboyant balls, carnival events, theme parties, corporate events and functions but are also employed as pieces of art for interior decorating. We are committed to creating quality custom designed masks and showcasing them to the world.

Challenge us with your ideas! We would love to be of service to you.

Portfolio

Events
Aye-Aye theatre production, New York, 2016
Coca-Cola, Johannesburg, November 2018
Immortal Theatre, production by StandinO, The Castle, Cape Town, December 2017
50th birthday, New York August 2017
Oysterbox Hotel, KZN, New Year 2017
Explosive Funtions, Olifantshoek, October 2017
Dlamini Events, Southern Sun Hotel, & Punchinellos restaurant Montecasino gala opening
Otto de Jager Events, Montecasino
Gideon's flowers
Birthday Suit Corporate Events
Elsje Design
Design Studio events
Perfect Wedding Planners
Party Creations
Event Worx, Johannesburg, FNB event
Investec, Durban, Madam Zingara event
Investec, Durban, Women's day celebration
Abu Dhabi, Lilian Caplen
Jacobs Cross TV series SA
Deon Oelofse fashion designer, Outshoorn, cheese & wine festival, George
The Bridal Place, Marius Kruger, In Die Berg, Pretoria
The World, cruise ship, Ball, March 2013

Sponsorships
Gift of Hearing, Durban 2017
Badisa, Knysna 2017
Cape Leopard Trust, One and Only Hotel, Cape Town, August 2018
Sponsorship for the Jes Foord Annual "New Beginnings" Rape Victims ball 2012
Sponsorship for Nkosi Haven at Michelangelo Towers, Sandton 2008

Branding
Coop, Cape Town, August 2017
Art festival, Lesotho 2016
Umtata Municipality 2016
Konika Johannesburg, Best Franchisees Trophy 2016

Launches
Set Squared, Nissan launch at Sun City
Jägermeister, Release the Beast, promotional tour
KWV Leopard masks
Wildekrans estate bidding paddle wine auctioneer
Pick n Pay, waiters' masks, promotional, World Sport events
Igadi French olive oil, branding launch Stellenbosch
Richard's, Richard Loring, Cape Town theatre launch

Corporate functions
MTN, Johannesburg, June 2017
Wesbank, Johannesburg, September 2017
Pinnacle Auto Secunda, October 2017
Safair, Johannesburg, August 2017
JSE, at JSE Jhb
Cipla Mepro Ball, Fancourt Hotel
George Lotus Spa, Bitchwood Hotel
The Brand Union
BMW finance dept. Midrand
ADT Hartebeespoortdam
Volition Consulting Services
Hollard trade
Midstream College, Johannesburg
Kintetsu World Express SA Pty Ltd
Standard Bank, "Thank you for 2008"

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