Q&A by the Coffee Machine with Bronwyn Houldsworth

The Decorex Africa sales team have hit the ground running for Durban, Cape Town Africa 2020, and heading up this sales team is Bronwyn Houldsworth who has recently been promoted as General Manager of Sales for Decorex Africa at Reed Exhibitions South Africa. So, we thought it would only be fitting to catch up with this powerhouse lady, over a cuppa of coffee of course.

Bronwyn Houldsworth, General Manager of Sales for Decorex Africa

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Menorca Experimental Hotel in Spain

Article by: Yellowtrace

On the island of Menorca, as yet unscathed by an overrun of tourists, the Experimental Group have opened their latest outpost. The Menorca Experimental Hotel sits on 30 hectares of green, tranquil land, within a revamped 19th century ‘finca’, or agricultural estate. The whitewashed compound was carefully restored by a team of local craftsmen, under the guidance of French interior designer Dorothee Meilichzon.

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Create the ultimate braai room

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Article by: Basis Furniture 

Create a braai room that marries style and practicality

Braai rooms have been a feature in South African homes since the 1980s. This  doesn’t mean that some South Africans (and probably other nationalities) have not been cooking their meat indoors since the dawn of time but, simply, that the official existence of “a braai room” or “binnebraai” as a recognised part of a home’s design came to the fore a few decades ago. Today, “braai rooms” are often considered a core part of home floorplans.

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Your guide to creating a stress-free home

Article by Homify

There’s a lot to be said for stress, apart from the fact that most of us seem to have it these days! For one thing, the right type and amount of stress can actually be a good thing, like worrying about meeting a deadline at work can propel you to put in a little extra time and, thus, perform better. 

Guest Bedroom: Bedroom by Tru Interiors

 
 

But too much stress can affect us quite terribly, especially when it comes to both our physical and mental health, including depression, lack of energy, and a higher risk of cholesterol and heart attack. That is why it is crucial to cut down on stressful situations where possible, especially at home. Home is supposed to be a safe and stress-free space where one relaxes, recharges, and spend quality time with loved ones. That puts a rather important emphasis on the living room, bedroom, kitchen, and any other space in the home, doesn’t it?

But what do you do when ‘home’ is one of the areas in your life that enhances your stress levels? Then you should really follow the examples of professional interior designers and look at doing the following…  

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