True to the Decorex brand, the 2020 exhibition programme boasts a number of inspired new installations which will speak to the upcoming trends. Some of the key features include:
Frans Alexander is ready to take his rightful place as this year’s Decorex Designer Spotlight. He will create a space which uniquely reflects his interpretation of this year’s theme ‘Lifestyle by Design’ while ensuring form, function and comfort are not comprised.
This exclusive Design Pavilion will showcase local design disciplines from home décor, interior design, architecture and lifestyle culture and trends through this dynamic installation. In this space local designers will interpret the show’s exciting, homegrown theme ‘Lifestyle by Design’.
The Apartment Project is a collaboration with one of SA’s top furniture + décor suppliers along with two interior designers styling two contemporary styled apartments. Showcasing the latest furniture designs, decor products and design trends for 2020 all in small living spaces.
This popular installation will take visitors, room by room, through an on-trend urban home setting that subtly reflects the show’s theme, ‘Lifestyle by Design’. Decorex Creative Director, Anita Bloom, will work with Mobelli to create a captivating home space that reflects the Durban lifestyle.
With the bathroom evolving to become a place of relaxation, a space devoted to personal well-being rather than purely a practical space, this project will feature some of Durban’s top bathroom suppliers who will showcase some of the hottest bathroom trends including freestanding basins.
With kitchens progressing from merely being a functional area in the back room to forming the heart of the home where eating and entertaining converge. This move has seen kitchens adopting more inviting designs. Skhuni Trends, MAD Design Studios, Ram Cupboards and Nkayishana Décor Trading will create a Contemporary, Country Farmhouse, French influenced, or a coastal themed kitchen.
The Kitchen Trend Feature will showcase the best in surface design, functionality, innovation and pure inspiration. As our living areas melt with the working areas of the kitchen, this feature will ensure it delivers a space that will be designed in appreciation of the people that inhabit the space.
The Lighting Project is brought to you by Decorex Africa in collaboration with one of SA’s top lighting suppliers. Showcasing the latest ranges of innovative and on-trend lighting solutions for any space. The lighting supplier will have the opportunity to feature hanging pendants, standing lamps and decorative side/desk lamps. Be inspired by these top-quality lighting solutions at Decorex Africa 2020.
Fabric Trend Bar is an exclusive showcase of the latest style and luxury in decorative fabrics and trimmings for the corporate, hospitality and residential décor market. This unique feature brings in a truly dynamic textile element to the Decorex show with this colourful installation. The country’s premier fabric suppliers will feature samples of the latest fabric designs being used in interior design with contemporary colours, textures, patterns and styles suited to all tastes.
2020 brings light to a new and exciting project – a dedicated platform showcasing the best in kitchenware – the perfect platform to quench the aspirational desire for love of kitchen tools and a passion for cooking. Pieces will be selected and showcased by the Decorex Team.
Giving visitors a glimpse behind the scenes, #withlovefromdecorex showcases a selection of contemporary furniture items from Mobelli chosen by the charismatic members of the Decorex team. Every item is accompanied by a brief insight into the chosen piece.
This collaborative project will bring Africa’s leading interior designers to the forefront as they are paired with a local bed manufacturing company. MAD Design Studios amongst others will transform a traditional bedroom setting into a stylized space where luxury meets relation to create the ultimate home-away-from-home.
Creative Director, Anita Bloom will highlight her top 10 trends in situ in this exciting new feature. Visitors will be able to conceptualize and identify the various trends as they peruse through the aisle’s ad take in all the show has to offer.
Insta-Interiors an exciting new feature will be a decorative explosion for visitors to immerse themselves into one of the 2020 décor trends hitting the Africa shores. Picture a room setting showcasing the New Nordic, Afro/ Tribal Meets European Mix, Modern Chinoiserieor, Contemporary Organic or the Neon Trend.
The Appliance Feature is a new and exciting edition to Decorex Africa 2020. This project will be a showcase of the finest products from Tafelberg in the best in home technology and appliances and is the perfect platform to quench the aspirational desire for limited edition appliances and technology for the home.
This exciting collaborative project will deliver the latest in garden equipment, technology and landscaping features certainly enthral garden enthusiast in a beautifully designed garden setting.
South Africa’s leading design influencers, manufacturers and décor professionals will share their unique insights during this free-flow forum.
Creating a platform for productive engagement, Decorex Durban has introduced this truly innovative free-flow forum led by industry experts in business and design. South Africa’s leading design influencers, manufacturers and décor professionals will inspire and enlighten visitors through case studies and insights into the décor and design space.
The Gourmet Cooking Theatre has always been a highlight at Decorex as it gives visitors a really experience that goes beyond taste and food to design and all it has to offer. This year the feature will see a top SA Appliance company bring on board several chefs to cook up a storm and tantalise the taste buds of all avid foodies.