True to the Decorex brand, the 2019 exhibition programme boasts a number of inspired new installations which will speak to the upcoming trends. Some of the key features include:
The winner of the SABC 3 Win A Home design contest and one of Joburg’s most recognisable interior designers, Donald Nxumalo, will be curating a space that reflects his signature style. Drawing on his extensive design experience across the African continent, Donald will bring this year’s ‘Designing for Africa – feels like home’ theme to life.
Industry experts from business, design and finance will enlighten audiences on innovative ways in which to commercialise and expand business opportunities in this CPD-accredited, free-flow forum. Throughout Decorex Joburg, speakers will engage on several topics including business, finance, design, home renovation trends and style tips. Click here to view the schedule.
Décor and design extend across continents, united through overriding trends that speak to current affairs and shared experiences. The global interpretations of design in Hong Kong, Paris, New York and Johannesburg will be realised in these multi-regional room settings.
Skilled local artisans of the illustrious South African Craft Collective will be given this beautiful platform to showcase their incredible crafts and designs suited to both the local and international markets. Perfectly reflecting the ‘Designing for Africa – feels like home’ theme, the African Design Pavilion will catch the eye of both trade and consumer visitors sourcing quality-made products.
The talent and vision of 6 iconic interior designers will be given a deserving platform at this high-end creative feature. Supporting influential African design through this year’s theme, ‘Designing for Africa – feels like home’, visitors will leave the pavilion inspired by local creations and trend interpretations.
As a central home space, the kitchen design sets the blueprint for the remaining rooms. To showcase this important space, Decorex Joburg and the Studio Collection welcome leading artisans and suppliers to craft modern kitchen settings that demonstrate dominating trends and feature the latest in kitchen appliances.
The clean, simple lines and minimalist style of modern kitchens will be beautifully represented by Slavin and Company in this new feature. Visitors can immerse themselves in a contemporary kitchen design that incorporates modern appliances, enhanced storage space and practical design.
This popular installation will take visitors, room by room, through an on-trend urban home setting that subtly reflects the show’s theme, ‘Designing for Africa – feels like home’. Decorex Creative Director, Anita Bloom, will work with Mobelli to create this captivating home space that reflects a uniquely Joburg style.
Vastly different bedroom spaces will be curated by some of Joburg’s leading designers and furniture manufacturers – Anita’s Interiors and Goodhope Holdings among them. Visitors will find design inspiration in the form of quality linens, stylish furniture and intimate décor solutions hinged on the ‘Designing for Africa – feels like home’ theme.
Creative and modern lighting solutions by Streamlight will illuminate the 2019 exhibition in this vivid installation. High-end, functional and original lighting solutions for the residential, commercial and hospitality markets will illustrate the enormous impact lighting choices have any interior or exterior space.
Quality and comfort are dominating modern bathroom designs with innovative products and styles transforming these previously overlooked spaces. Decorex Joburg welcomes leading bathroom suppliers – WOMAG and Victorian Bathrooms among them – to showcase stunning bathroom settings that create a space of quiet retreat.
The ever-changing bedroom space needed for growing children requires truly innovative furniture designs and age-transcending décor and style. Leading suppliers and manufacturers of children’s products and furniture – Aegis Trade among them – will create nurturing spaces appropriate for the growing years.
The latest in landscaping solutions, centred on sustainability and efficient use, will feature at this year’s Decorex Joburg. Experts in products and design – Create a Landscape among them – will demonstrate how best to enhance any exterior space using eco-friendly gardening methods and on-trend landscaping designs.
Those inner artists will be liberated as Decorex Joburg, in collaboration with Paint Nite and Yaymaker, introduce a fun, amateur art class running at the exhibition. In between glasses of wine and laughs with friends, budding artists will get to create masterpieces under the guidance of a professional artists.
The dynamic design students from renowned Inscape Fashion Design Group will be crafting completely unique garments by re-envisioning construction materials into apparel. Depicting the mutual influence of fashion and décor, these innovative designs will feature on the catwalk throughout the show.
Giving visitors a glimpse behind the scenes, #withlovefromdecorex by Enza Home showcases a selection of high-end appliances chosen by the charismatic members of the Decorex team. All items on display will meet the criteria of beauty in design and cutting-edge practicality, accompanied by a motivational description from the selector.
In this modern kitchen setting, visitors will be spellbound by the hilarious antics of the Jacobs Coffee Magicians as they craft gourmet meals, adding that magic ingredient – Jacobs coffee. Consisting of leading South African chef, MasterChef judge and the Ultimate Braai Master, Pete Goffe Wood, and his culinary teammate, Celebrity MasterChef winner and one of South Africa’s funniest comedians, Chris Forrest, this is an unmissably fun feast.
For a truly indulgent experience, immerse yourself in the creamy delights of Chocoloza’s Belgian chocolates. These flavours will be enhanced by pairing select chocolates with some of the country’s most flavourful wines.
Stephen Falcke, the winner of the Andrew Martin Designer of the World Award and highly-respected patron of Decorex Joburg, will bring his own visualisation of the African-inspired theme to the show. Falcke’s career has spanned international borders, with his work featuring on covers French and Italian Vogue and America’s Architectural Digest. A global icon in the world of interior design, Falcke considers Decorex Joburg one of the industry’s calendar highlights.