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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.


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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Indoor Plants can Help you Keep your Cool

One would presume that keeping costs within the budget and meeting client expectations are already enough of a challenge for office design teams. This is not where it ends unfortunately. There are many other challenges, one of which is the important relationship between temperature and humidity. The experts have proven that indoor plants offer a […]

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Remove Perspiration and Encourage Inspiration at Work

The modern architect is faced with a seemingly insurmountable number of multi-facetted challenges when designing buildings. In addition to the overall design, the mechanical or technical efficiency of a building needs to meet many important environmental and occupational requirements, the critical relationship between temperature and humidity being one of these.   Indoor plants play a […]

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Removing indoor plants from the budget could be a serious mistake

The inclusion of indoor plants into a modern interior design is no longer just an attractive luxury. Considering their proven ability to improve the efficiency within a working environment, it would be a strategic error if these were the first to go when executives are faced with budget restrictions. Competitive trading conditions across most industry […]

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