March, 2016

Hansgrohe’s Rainmaker shower system won the iF gold award

HANSGROHE RAINMAKER SHOWER SYSTEM WINS GLOBAL DESIGN AWARD

The Hansgrohe Rainmaker Select shower head was recently honoured with the highest distinction for outstanding design achievement: The iF gold award. A large rain showerhead coupled with high-quality glass – the new Hansgrohe Rainmaker Select models have through their unique design turned showering into a sensual experience. And because of their elegant glass surfaces, they […]

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Vos Altar table by Xandre Kriel.

SOUTHERN GUILD GALLERY PRESENTS GRAPHICA

Following on the highly successful Monstera Deliciosa by Porky Hefer, Southern Guild brings a group exhibition of equally tantalising design product to its Cape Town gallery. Graphica introduces some collectible design pieces not yet seen in South Africa, despite having been exhibited by the gallery at international fairs such as Design Miami in both Basel […]

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Minima’s Free form bench responded to the “Future Public Spaces” brief using complex geometry

MINIMA WINS DTI FURNITURE DESIGN COMPETITION IN ESTABLISHED DESIGNER CATEGORY

Bespoke timber lighting and furniture design, minima, has scooped first prize in the annual dti National Furniture Design Competition’s established designer category. This was recently announced by Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies, at the V&A Waterfront’s Watershed which hosted the competition during Design Indaba week. “This is a true honour for us and […]

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KBAC Flooring has been appointed sole South African distributors for the extensive range of woven vinyl floor coverings produced by the internationally acclaimed Swedish flooring company, Bolon.

KBAC FLOORING TO DISTRIBUTE ACCLAIMED SWEDISH FLOORING RANGE IN S.A.

KBAC Flooring has been appointed sole South African distributors for the extensive range of woven vinyl floor coverings produced by the internationally acclaimed Swedish flooring company, Bolon. (more…)

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ACCESSORIZE YOUR BATHROOM

Small changes can have a big impact and that’s why accessories add a personal, finishing touch to a bathroom. That’s the opinion of the experts at Duravit who say that those who opt for high-quality bathroom accessories are able to raise the tone of the entire room. Duravit has again collaborated with designer Philippe Starck […]

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Members of the Formula D interactive team and Frost Museum of Science’s executive committee in front of Formula D interactive’s first project for Frost Science

SA INTERACTIVE DESIGN COMPANY WINS SECOND PROJECT AT NEW US SCIENCE MUSEUM

South African design consultancy Formula D interactive has been awarded the contract to design an interactive display at one of America’s leading museums later this year, to create awareness about the conservation of local wetlands while exploring the topics of environmental science, ecology and hydrology. (more…)

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Alexander Forbes Headquarters in Sandton, Johannesburg, designed by Paragon Architects and Paragon Interface, took top honours in the built work category

FINAL CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR THE 2015/2016 AFRISAM-SAIA AWARD FOR SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE + INNOVATION

There is just under a month to go before entries close for the 2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation, at the end of March. The bi-annual awards recognise contributions that bring sustainable innovation to human living environments through an integrated approach to communities, planning, design, architecture, building practice, natural systems and technology. (more…)

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