Top Decor, Design and Lifestyle Trends for 2019

The African continent is positioning itself as a global style icon, fusing the influences of international trend-makers with the unique colour and vibrancy that characterises its people and cultures. The impact of this colourful continent on the 2019 lifestyle trends will be brought home through the features and products showcasing at Africa’s biggest décor and design exhibition – Decorex SA. Consisting of Decorex Durban, Decorex Cape Town and Decorex Joburg, this year’s much-anticipated theme ‘Designing for Africa – feels like home’ encapsulates the re-birth of the African style powerhouse.

Saint Restaurant

(Credit: Irene Kyriacou & Reedeco – Saint Restaurant)
(Photographer: Elsa Young Photography)

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‘Designing for Africa – feels like home’ – theme for Decorex SA 2019

African style and homegrown comforts influence the Decorex SA 2019 theme

 

Drawing on its position as Africa’s largest décor, design and lifestyle exhibition, Decorex SA has unveiled the 2019 show theme that will inspire and unite visitors, designers and industry leaders – ‘Designing for Africa – feels like home’.

Saint Restaurant; Credit: Irene Kyriacou & Reedeco – Saint Restaurant  Photographer: Elsa Young Photography

Saint Restaurant; Credit: Irene Kyriacou & Reedeco – Saint Restaurant Photographer: Elsa Young Photography

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Colour Alert: is Gen Z Yellow the new Millennial Pink?

While mustards and earthy yellows still have a place in home decor, the newest yellow is a vibrant hue called “Gen Z yellow.” Some are saying that it is a replacement of Millennial Pink.

Gen Z yellow – Image credit: Pinterest

Gen Z yellow – Image credit: Pinterest

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Top 10 must-have decor and furniture items for spring – by Anita Bloom

Creative Director for Decorex SA, Anita Bloom, shares her MUST HAVE items for spring 2018.

“My work has always been about gorgeous design with a twist of something unique,” explained Bloom. “I truly believe that if you do what you love, you will succeed in whatever field you choose.”

Anita Bloom; Creative Director for Decorex SA

Anita Bloom; Creative Director for Decorex SA; Image by: Hertex

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National #BreastCancerAwareness Month

It’s #BreastCancerAwareness Month which aims to create awareness and raise funds for Breast Cancer.

This year our chosen charity was PinkDrive – they were involved in the new She Shed feature where top designers from around the country were tasked with transforming a traditional outdoor shed into the ultimate women’s haven incorporating different shades of pink.

Lighouse in the She Sheds feature; Decorex Joburg 2018

Lighouse in the She Sheds feature; Decorex Joburg 2018

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