Important COVID-19 Update

We're still open for business! Click the button below for some need-to-know bits and pieces regarding changes you'll experience while shopping on Hello Pretty during this peculiar time. Short version: shipping's going to take longer than normal.

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Modern Gesture

Notice from Modern Gesture: shipping takes 8-10 working days.
All wooden items are fumigated and will have a fumigation certificate attached for international orders.

 Modern Gesture

Modern Gesture designs and produces conceptual furniture pieces, homeware and lighting designs

in Cape Town.

Exploring different production techniques 

and craft skills in a very basic way, exploring themes and 

experimenting with the properties of materials such as ceramics and off cuts of plywood. 

Like nature no two pieces are alike, 

each item is hand assembled and hand finished to 

ensure something with character, 

timelessness and a sense of the unexpected.

Delivery takes 1-2 weeks lead-time depending on quantity.


If you're not completely satisfied with your purchase, we will be happy to exchange your item or offer you a store credit (store credit value excludes postage paid) within 7 days of the item being received.

The item has to be undamaged and sent back in its original packaging along with a copy of the original receipt.

You will need to return your order at your own cost and by secure means to ensure it reaches us in good condition.  The product is your responsibility until we receive it back.

Shipping costs following exchanges are not included and will be at your own expense.


In the event of an item being faulty, we will repair or replace it within 1 and a half months of the date of purchase.

If the item cannot be repaired or the same product is not available, you will be entitled to a refund.

Before returning an item, please email [ email hidden ] with your request.

We will then review your request and let you know of the steps to follow.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any other issues with an order and we’ll do our best to look after you.

Pencil holders & Mini cacti

Smaller items 3-4 working days.