March, 2017

BILD Architects and Terra Ether Architects partnered for Menlyn Park Shopping Centre

NEW MENLYN PARK SHOPPING CENTRE: DEVELOPING A WORLD-CLASS RETAIL LOOK

Menlyn Park Shopping Centre’s R2,5-billion, two-year phased refurbishment has positioned the mall as the dominant super-regional shopping centre in Tshwane. BILD Architects and Terra Ether Architects partnered to shape the look of what has become one of South Africa’s world-class retail destinations, says Eddie Pretorius, director of BILD Architects, that is considerably more than skin […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }
Italtile plays vital role in the new Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital

A BEAUTIFUL PARTNERSHIP: THE NELSON MANDELA CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Nelson Mandela’s dream of building a state of-the art, specialised paediatric facility to serve the children of South Africa has been realised. The construction is complete and the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital will be welcoming its first patients this year. Italtile has played a vital role in this project. (more…)

Read full story · Comments { 0 }
Dormakaba South Africa acquires AWM360 Data Systems

DORMAKABA SOUTH AFRICA ACQUIRES AWM360 DATA SYSTEMS

Dormakaba South Africa is proud to announce the acquisition of AWM360 Data Systems (Pty). AWM360 Data Systems is one of South Africa’s most well-known Workforce Management (WFM) and Access Control solutions providers with more than 10 years of experience and an impressive client base. Their well-established reputation in the market made them a solid investment […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }
We are Cape Town, a new exhibition at Decorex Cape Town

WE ARE CAPE TOWN BY 100% DESIGN SOUTH AFRICA AT DECOREX CAPE TOWN

We are Cape Town will celebrate the unique and renowned design spirit of the Mother City – which was credited as the world’s most creative city in 2016. Conceptualised and curated by 100% Design South Africa’s Creative Director, Cathy O’Clery, We are Cape Town celebrates some of the enablers, curators, collaborators, studios and designers who […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }
drs-20150528034117-R-D-P-Botrivier-292

IRDP HOUSING GETS FACELIFT WITH CRB BLOCKS

Retaining walls are often used to create more usable, durable areas for building homes and roads on land that would otherwise be inaccessible. They also lend themselves well as a cost-effective and versatile method for creating building platforms, access steps and road support for low cost housing, or as in this case, relocating informal settlers […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }
Hassan Shaikh 134

SA COMPANIES GETTING WORKSPACE DESIGN WRONG

“Office space is a tool to support business. It needs to be functional, flexible and inspiring. It is also critical that the significant investment made in workspace design produces a return on investment to the business,” says Hassan Shaikh, founder of Revolve, a specialist corporate and retail interior design strategy agency. (more…)

Read full story · Comments { 0 }
South African recycling projects have found ways to use recycled, post-consumer polystyrene to create lightweight concrete

RECYCLED POLYSTYRENE USED TO MAKE LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE

Polystyrene recycling in South Africa has continued to grow in 2016, contrary to international reports that labelled this versatile product as “challenging to recycle” and sometimes even as being unrecyclable. (more…)

Read full story · Comments { 0 }
In June 2017, The Guild Group will launch GUILD, a 450-square-metre flagship design destination

GUILD GALLERY TO OPEN IN CAPE TOWN IN JUNE

In June 2017, The Guild Group will launch GUILD, a 450-square-metre flagship design destination at the V&A Waterfront Silo District in Cape Town. The multi-faceted venue will include a concept store, an in-house studio range of furniture, and the Southern Guild Gallery, showcasing collectible, limited-edition design and art. (more…)

Read full story · Comments { 0 }
Philippe Starck

FLOS launches new Philippe Starck lighting range with “Poetry of Light” display

A new Philippe Starck lighting collection is being launched by FLOS at Keyes Art Mile – a stunning addition to the company’s selection of decorative, architectural and outdoor lighting. (more…)

Read full story · Comments { 0 }
Fabric Bank opens Design Office

FABRIC BANK: A NEW AVENUE OF CREATIVITY FOR ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS

Starting out as an importer of digitally printed fabrics in 2014, Fabric Bank has developed into something much more. In 2016, after a noticeable gap in the market place, Fabric Bank introduced in-house printing for clients. (more…)

Read full story · Comments { 0 }