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Melanie Ewing, renowned Chapters Design Academy CEO, talks to us about the latest trends and looks in the fashion and design world.

ITALTILE TREND TALK

Throughout the Italtile year, ongoing staff training includes regular interior design seminars run by Melanie Ewing, founder and CEO of Chapters Design Academy. In the first quarter of 2020, Italtile consultants from Cape Town, Pretoria, Nelspruit and Umhlanga joined their Johannesburg colleagues for an intensive three-day design course that focused on 2020/2021 trends, and how […]

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Go ‘biophilic’ with nature’s design

Biophilia is derived from Latin and means ‘Love of Life’.  Harvard biologist E O Wilson used the term to explain man’s inborn response to nature and his relationship to natural systems – “his urge to affiliate with other forms of life”.  It would therefore make sense to describe biophilic design as the identification of our […]

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