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What will the engaged workplace of the future look like?


While the concept of enhancing employee engagement is not new, the strategies adopted by companies over the years have been constantly evolving. A new report released by JLL highlights momentum picking up in the latest such approach – one that uses the physical design of a workplace to express company culture and connect employees to […]

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Some of the leading design brands in South Africa have leant their name to this year’s 100% Design South Africa exhibition. South Africa’s only international design fair takes place from 6th to 10th of August 2015, alongside Decorex Joburg and in Hall 1 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand. The headline sponsor of this year’s 100% […]

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Cobra Announces Product Design Competition

Cobra has upped the ante in its coveted design competition this year, and is calling on all creative and aspirant South African designers not just professionals, to splash out, dream big and design their ultimate bathroom accessories. The winning designers will not only pocket R35 000 cash, but will also see their designs come to life […]

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Green Building Conference in June

As Green Building becomes the norm, the demand for innovative and sustainable construction solutions grows. The latest perspectives, new design strategies and cutting edge examples from international and regional speakers will be presented at the ninth annual Green Building Conference, which takes place on 24 and 25 June 2015 during the annual Sustainability Week at […]

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Hansgrohe launches web-based bathroom specifier tool

Hansgrohe South Africa last week announced the launch of its revolutionary web-based bathroom and kitchen design tool, iSpecify. First in the market, this online specification tool allows architects, interior designers and bathroom planners to plan, source and coordinate their projects with the Axor and Hansgrohe products ranges. “Innovation is part of our business DNA and […]

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Trevyn and Julian McGowan of Guild

Design stars head for Guild design fair in February

Carlo Massoud will be at Guild  As the world awakens to the economic potential of Africa, all eyes are on its sources and likely staying power. A leading supporter of design-driven economic growth, Southern Guild is putting the spotlight on the continent with GUILD, Africa’s only international design fair in Cape Town from 25 February […]

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Plascon Colour Forecast 2015

Plascon talks paint 2015

A new year always brings with it a new batch of paint trends. Plascon Colour Manager Anne Roselt gives some insight into those trends that will be influencing the design world this year. Plascon launched their 2015 Palette at Decorex Joburg in August last year and will be showcasing this colour forecast at Decorex Durban […]

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Decorex and 100% Design South Africa reveal extensive trade programme for 2015

  A major shift is about to take place in the interior decoration and design industry, with the launch of a new and extensive trade programme at Decorex SA and 100% Design South Africa next year. Cairey Baxter-Bruce, Head of New Business Development for Decorex SA says “the trade programme’s main purpose will be to […]

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The All I Own House

What makes a home? In many instances it’s the things we own, the things that make us happy and the things that we’ve collected over time. If you’re prone to hoarding, the activity of homemaking can become a bit problematic, especially if you live in a small space. Madrid-based PKMN Architectures set about solving this problem […]

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EXHIBITIONS, INTERVENTIONS AND A CONVERSATION ABOUT CURATING AFRICAN ARCHITECTURE / GOETHE-INSTITUT TO PRESENT PROJECTS AROUND THE WORLD’S BIGGEST ARCHITECTURE CONFERENCE IN DURBAN Continuing its focus on informality in the context of architecture and urban spaces, the Goethe-Institut South Africa presents an extensive side programme accompanying the International Union of Architects World Congress (UIA) which will […]

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