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When trend forecaster Li Edelkoort and her team were brainstorming the lifestyle trends coming our way in 2017, they kept hitting a wall and seemed unable to come up with anything new. “We are just going around in circles,” she told them. Later that night she realised: that was it. The circle was the trend […]

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Plascon has revealed its 2016 paint colour palette, seeking inspiration from the raw pigments of the earth and the cooling tones of the universe that surrounds us. The palette also looks to the past to inform a rich new classicism and draw energy from design concepts that encourage playfulness. (more…)

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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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Tile Africa Contracts reports on the latest tile and bathroom ware trends from Cersaie 2013

Tile Africa Contracts attended Cersaie 2013, the tile and bathroom ware industry event held annually in September in Bologna, Italy and observed that wood was the overarching theme with wood-look tiles taking centre stage. This year saw more than 100,000 visitors take in the best of what’s to come in terms of technology, innovation and […]

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Addressing Africa’s power challenges – POWER-GEN Africa and DistribuTECH Africa set for 2014 event

Top power industry players and government officials from across Africa and abroad are set to converge in Cape Town from 17 – 19 March 2014, for the second POWER-GEN Africa and inaugural DistribuTECH Africa exhibition and conference. Presented by PennWell International, POWER-GEN Africa 2014 and DistribuTECH Africa feature the best of the international POWER-GEN and […]

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Innovations in LVT from Traviata

Traviata Flooring has introduced the latest surface from “Allure”, the leaders in vinyl flooring technology. Featuring the most advanced “in register” embossing technique, the new Traviloc range boasts a super matt finish that sets it apart in terms of authenticity in the luxury vinyl wood plank market. In addition to the new finish, this range […]

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Bathroom renovation tips

Tips for bathroom renovations provided by Geberit Southern African Many of us have “war-stories” about renovating bathrooms whether from experience or from other’s experience – and hindsight is 20-20. Geberit would like to offer some suggestions before renovating which aims to take some of the guess-work out of bathroom refurbishments. Find a reputable plumber who […]

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Bathroom tap and mixer trends for 2013

Bathroom taps and mixers have come a long way since their humble beginnings as a mere functional way of turning water on and off. The bathroom faucets of today stand proudly as stylish and elegant features in their own right. They are seen as a fashion item in the home. Saville Jacobson from Bathroom Bizarre […]

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Cobra’s eco focus gives it the edge in ‘green’ government project

The energy and water savings offered up by its Cobratron range of taps and mixers combined with its efficient electronic urinal flush valves made Cobra the natural choice when it came to selecting a supplier for the City of Cape Town’s new ‘green’ Manenberg Housing Contact Centre.   The R30-million centre, Western Cape’s first government […]

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Grohe grows at double-digit rates and relies on “Made in Germany”

German quality and German engineering enjoy an excellent reputation throughout the world. They are among the most important success factors for German companies operating on an international scale. Grohe AG, Europe’s largest and the world’s leading supplier of single-brand sanitary fittings, relies on innovation and quality “made in Germany” at all its worldwide locations – […]

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