We are a small team of highly qualified and experienced specialists who relishes a challenge and are committed to creating only the best that people inspire in us. We love what we do and we love doing it well.
Deánne ViljoenOwner & Furniture Designer
Deánne has a B.Arch degree and joined De Steyl in 1997. She consults with clients, designs and manages each project.
Andrew PailmanWood Machining Supervisor
Andrew is a qualified Furntech Wood Machinist/Cabinetmaker and supervises all wood machining & veneering at De Steyl.
Wikus SwartCabinetmaking Supervisor
Wikus joined De Steyl in 2001, learnt his trade from Johan Steyl & Furntech and is our finest artisan. He supervises all Cabinetmaking.
Zani MaraisFinishing Supervisor
Zani is a Ruth Prowse Goldsmith and a specialist wood finisher with that rare attention to detail. She manages the Finishing team.
Debbie Janse van RensburgOffice Administrator
Debbie is our friendly Office Administrator who handles admin, logistics and orders.
Cornelius JosephsWood Machinist
Cornelius is an experienced machinist on all our traditional woodworking machines as well as the moulder.
Deon MackayCabinetmaking Foreman
Deon is the longest standing member of our team, since its start in 1990. An exceptional traditional craftsman.
Adam ArendseWood Finishing Foreman
Adam has shown a true talent for woodworking & finishing. He is an excellent spray painter & leads a team of specialists
Wilna has been De Steyl’s bookkeeper for more than 20 years. She runs things like clockwork.
Vivian received veneer training from a German Production Manager and demonstrates her skill in our factory.
Franklin received his Level 3 Cabinetmaking Diploma through Furntech and in-factory apprenticeship.
Nicolene WilliamsWood finisher
Nicolene is a specialist wood finisher learning her trade from Zani & Adam, she is intelligent and multi-skilled.
Ronwen is a very talented young craftsman who did his apprenticeship under Wikus Swart.
Stefhen BothaWood finisher & Installer
Stefhen is our most multi-skilled team member and our favourite person to work with!
Mathilda KortjeSander & Scraper
Mathilda is one of our original sanders and scrapers who hand finishes our woodwork.