This year’s Expo sees the return of the popular “for the love of CONCRETE Design and Art Competitions. Designers and artists from around the Western Cape will present their concrete creations in the hopes of winning a portion of the whopping R36 000 in prize monies. Cape Town HOMEMAKERS Expo invited three distinguished names in art, architecture and interior design to judge this...Read More
Cape Town HOMEMAKERS Expo exhibitor, Adriaan Lochner is renowned for unmistakable, luxurious and characterful interiors. We caught up with him to talk about his long and illustrious career, where it all began and what inspires him to continue creating.
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I grew up on the banks of the Olifants Rivier in a small farming community. I...Read More
Selecting the winning stands at an Expo renowned for excellence in design is no easy task. This year, we invited lifestyle industry leaders and experts, Therina Pienaar, Kevin Reed and Lené Smit to judge the top stands at the 2018 Port Elizabeth HOMEMAKERS Expo. We chatted to them about this year’s judging process and what it takes to win.
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The Cape Town HOMEMAKERS Expo has a long history of showcasing some of the regions top talents in design and décor. Each year, the judging of the Expo falls to a panel of impressive industry leaders and experts. This year, we’ve lined up three top names in interior design and lifestyle journalism to decide who will walk home with the prestigious stand awards. 2018’s judges are...Read More
Plantation Shutters thrive on the latest trends and have a habit of remaining a step ahead, so when they needed to build a new exhibition stand, they put their heads together to create something completely unique.
With their love for interacting with homeowners, designers and architects at the many expos held around South Africa every year, it’s always top of mind to find innovative ways to...Read More
Tuis|Home Theatre is coming to Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo! Wine tastings, food demos, chalk paint demos, coffee tastings… you name it, we’ve got it! For the first time, exclusive to the 2018 Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo, this home theatre will bring an exciting programme of entertaining and informative demos. Wicus Pretorius, editor of Tuis|Home Magazine tells us what visitors can expect and...Read More
Every year, HOMEMAKERS exhibitors pull out all the stops in the hopes of winning the coveted title of Best Stand. Our panel of distinguished expo judges have the difficult task of choosing that winning stands each year. For 2018, we invited designer Donald Nxumalo of DNX Interior Design and architect Marguerite Pienaar to adjudicate the Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo. We chatted to them about...Read More
Nicolette Risaba, a 23-year-old North West design student, says that she aims to break conventional career stereotypes by proving that the arts and design can also be pursued as a sustainable and productive career path.
Risaba is a third-year Interior Designing Diploma student at Potchefstroom Academy. She is one of the seven finalists of the 5th annual Furniture Design Competition who will be...Read More
Third-year Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) Industrial Design student, Ms Merliska Meerman says that she intends using her Rhino design concept as a solution to filling the gap currently existing in the South African manufacturing sector for children’s furniture.
Twenty-one year-old Meerman is part of the seven university students that will be vying for the coveted title of producing the...Read More