The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will recognize local design excellence at the 5th annual Furniture Design Competition held at the Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo.
The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Bulelani Magwanishe explains that the rationale behind the Furniture Design Competition falls within one of the various directives of the Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP)...Read More
Cape HOMEMAKERS Expo exhibitor, Mervyn Gers, is internationally renowned for his one-of-a-kind ceramic pieces and handmade dinnerware. His inimitable style is rich in texture, colour and patterns and his pieces have found their way into South Africa’s best kitchens, game lodges, local and international retail outlets and guest houses. We talked to him about his craft, latest projects and...Read More
2017 Cape Town HOMEMAKERS Expo exhibitor, Ashlee Ainsley Lloyd is a fresh creative hitting the ground running. At only 23 years old, this emerging talent is setting new trends with her handcrafted and beautiful products and lighting designs.
What does great home design mean to you?
Great home design to me means where beauty crosses functionality. Aesthetics and attention to detail are of...Read More
Choosing the best stands amongst many fantastic stands is no easy task. Our panel of esteemed judges play an integral role in choosing the winning stands each year. This year, we invited lifestyle industry professionals Tania Nipis of Media Mark (Jacaranda)- Direct Account Manager, Johandie Slabbert – Marketing Manager at AfriForum and Gerda Smith – Freelance Mural Artist (with...Read More
What makes Cape Town HOMEMAKERS Expo one of the most prestigious events in the home lifestyle industry? Included in the factors that create a memorable show are our illustrious judges. Meet our panel of industry professionals who will undertake the difficult task of choosing the winning stands at the 2017 Cape Town HOMEMAKER Expo. This year’s judges are Sumien Brink, Editor-in-Chief of...Read More
Anyone, from architects to designers, artists to the general public, were invited to enter. The 40+ designs, brought to life by World of Decorative Concrete (WODC), will be on display and visitors are invited to bid on their favourites. All funds raised will be donated to DARG (Domestic Animal Rescue Group).
The competition, which will showcase more than 40 of the best and most innovative...Read More
This year’s Cape Town HOMEMAKERS Expo will showcase an exclusive selection of contemporary chair designs by the finalists of Leon at CCXIX’s 12 IZITULO Design Challenge. Visitors will be treated to a sneak peek at this dynamic collection for the duration of the show at the CTICC.
Students and emerging designers were invited to submit creative chair designs for a chance to win a design...Read More
The Show-Stopper Closet, designed and crafted by Ashleigh Harrington of Flaunt Concepts is pure art. The deconstructed and elegant closet forms part of Flaunt Concept’s simplistic collection of bespoke furniture.
The overall design aesthetic has a hint of Scandi, with a minimalist twist.
Rail and Shelf • Powder Coated Mild Steel
Mirror frame • Powder Coated Mild Steel
Pure Creation’s enchanting Moonlights are both functional and decorative. The silhouette lighting and shadow elements create a beautiful soft light – adding a relaxed atmosphere to any living space.
They’re carefully crafted from mdf supawood, each one displaying an intricately cut nature-inspired motif. The Moonlights are rounded off with a luxurious matte white finish.
The eye-catching Two Faced Floor mirror by Flaunt Concepts indulges in simple detail, simple geometric form and unexpected colour. Ashleigh Harrington, the designer describes it as a piece that endures, inspires and aspires to be inherited. We couldn’t agree more.
Base • White Oak finished in Walnut Monocoat
Mirror • Bronze or Grey Mirror
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