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Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ launches 2 new Colours in Southern Africa @AnnieSloanHome

Annie Sloan is delighted to announce that two new colours will join the Chalk Paint™ Decorative Paint range by Annie Sloan in May in Southern Africa. The inspiration for these exciting colours has been take from around Europe: Amsterdam Green: a strong, deep green, inspired by painted shutters and doors in Amsterdam and throughout Europe. […]

Spruce up your kitchen with shutters

SPRUCE UP YOUR KITCHEN WITH SHUTTERS Did you know that, in your lifetime, you will spend two and a half years cooking? You will also spend over three and a half years eating and more than a year cleaning. With most of this activity occurring in the kitchen, it’s surprising that more focus isn’t put […]

Visitor’s Guide Flower Route @MapStudio

Whether you are a happy-snapper type of tourist or a more serious flower lover with botanical leanings, a visit to the flowers will lighten the heart, lift the spirit and pique the curiosity. The guide combines visual inspiration with practical advice on where to see the best wild spring flowers, starting with early bloomers in […]

Decorex: Africa’s largest décor, design and lifestyle exhibition @decorexSA

Themed ‘Take it Home, Make it Home’, Africa’s largest décor, design and lifestyle exhibition will once again be the destination of choice for those intent on turning house into home. With no fewer than seven halls showcasing the latest décor and design trends, products and services, Decorex Joburg 2016 is on from 5 to 9 […]

What not to miss at Decorex Joburg 2015!

In line with its brand-new theme, Home of Great Ideas, Africa’s largest décor, design and lifestyle exhibition– Decorex Joburg – promises this year’s visitors more take-home ideas than ever before. Not only have the show’s exhibition halls been given a complete makeover, with a fresh new design ensuring even easier navigation, but 100% Design South […]

Africa's only dedicated furniture & decor & design trade expo @InspireExpos continues to innovate.

Since the launch of the inaugural expo in July this year at Gallagher Convention Centre, the positive response both locally as well as internationally has been remarkable, with some large partnerships and new initiatives being revealed within the next few months. The Expo’s biggest strength lies in the realisation that you cannot be everything to […]

Lifestyle trends discussed by @dionchang @fluxtrend sat the @CaesarstoneSA Design and Trends forecast talk at @Decorexsa.

The retirement age is not what it used to be, cronuts are the new cupcake and we’re moving towards a gender-free world. These were just a few of the lifestyle trends discussed by Dion Chang of Flux Trends at the Caesarstone Design and Trends forecast talk at Decorex. In his talk, Dion Chang touched upon […]

Stephen Falcke shares his inspiration for interior decorating @decorexSA

Stephen Falcke has never been afraid of colour, and he always gets it right. From the bold magenta armchair that takes pride of place in actress and philanthropist Carolyn Steyn’s home, to the rainbow lounge suite he created for architect Johan Slee’s famous “black house” in Boggomsbaai, the clever use of colour has always been […]

Fresh ideas for decorating young spaces @decorexsa

Your child’s bedroom is a precious space and every parent, at some stage in their lives, agonises over colour schemes, linen choices, bunk bed options and carpeting ranges. The team at Decorex Joburg knows the feeling- so they put together an exhibition at Gallagher Convention Centre. We asked them to come up with some clever […]

Good flooring is as important as good shoes @Belgotex @decorexsa

Flooring has undergone some major changes in recent years – especially when it comes to the wide variety of choices available to designers and consumers. There is now something to suit every pocket, style and purpose – plus the consumer is a lot more savvy and adventurous than ever before. Who would have thought that […]

Craft evolves from kitch to cool to bespoke.

Many of us harbour fantasies about taking up knitting or crocheting. Some of us have revisited old hobbies like pottery and silver-smithing, and quite a few have even started turning the craft revival into a business. A local craft curator says there is no stopping the world-wide rise of the modern artisan generation. The value […]

Decorating on a budget? @Plascon share their tips for affordable luxury.

There was a time when redecorating was an ambitious project – primarily because of the high cost of big ticket items such as couches, carpets and curtains. We were all delighted when high street décor changed all of that and the likes of affordable outlets such as Mr Price Home and Loads of Living, meant […]

Some of the cutest & funkiest office toys from @PylonesSA

From 9 to 5 with Pylones Pylones has the perfect products to liven up your boring work day. Their cute and funky office accessories will add colour and quirkiness to any office. Be inspired by your surroundings! Pylones was launched from a basement in Paris in 1985 by designer Braguette Magique. Today Pylones has over […]

10 Kitchen Makeover Must-do’s @JoziStylecoza @Decorexsa

A new kitchen is every foodie’s dream. We asked the team at Decorex Joburg and some of their exhibitors to share the tricks of the trade to remember when you do that once-in-a-lifetime kitchen upgrade. Go scrapbooking. Gareth Roberts of Kitchen Delights advises all his clients that only when they have collected 20 pictures of […]

Meet the judges & chefs @foodnetwork @on dstv #SouthAfrica!

Premieres on Food Network, DStv Channel 175 on Wednesday, 23 July at 9pm with one new episode each Wednesday thereafter at 9pm SERIES SYNOPSIS Chopped South Africa is a cooking competition show where the skills, speed, and ingenuity of four chefs are tested to the limit as they compete against each other and the clock […]

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