Latest trends unveiled at the 2019 Decorex Joburg

When it came to décor and design, nothing was overlooked at this year’s Decorex Joburg as 51 320 visitors descended on Gallagher Convention Centre from 7 to 11 August. Hinged on this year’s theme ‘Designing for Africa – feels like home’, Joburg’s leading designers and suppliers featured on-trend interior solutions for the residential, retail and hospitality spaces through dynamic exhibitions and installations.

Decorex Urban Living Trend House by Mobelli Furniture + Living.

Decorex Urban Living Trend House by Mobelli Furniture + Living.

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Celebrating Women this Women’s Month

Internationally, purple is a colour for symbolizing women. Historically, the combination of purple, green and white to symbolize women’s equality originated from the Women’s Social and Political Union in the U.K. in 1908. Purple signifies justice and dignity. Green symbolizes hope. White represents purity but is no longer used due to ‘purity’ being a controversial concept. The introduction of the colour yellow representing a ‘new dawn’ is commonly used to signify a second wave of feminism. Thus, purple with green represents traditional feminism, purple with yellow represents progressive contemporary feminism.

Wine & Bubbly Bar furnished by Homewood (Olympic Paints colours: Berry Blaze)

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