Later this month we will be talking about contemporary lighting. To get your creative juices flowing, we thought it would be a good idea to share a quick contemporary lighting DIY idea. We love all the inspiration we get online and we totally fell in love with the idea of creating very cool lampshades in a super easy and fun way.
Today we are looking at creating your own floral, geometric,...Read More
It’s pretty rare in the corporate world to find an all-female expert team. With years of stereotypes and patriarchy proving otherwise, it’s hard to believe that these lady bosses are doing so well in the male-dominated business arena. Feminism is quite a trendy topic at the moment, but what does it really come down to? Feminism is in its most basic definition classified as a range of...Read More
As we write this, our official Expo break-down is in full swing. To think that a short week ago, exhibitors from all over Gauteng, along with a super Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo crew, made this year’s Expo a stellar success. In a world that is better connected than ever before, the InHabit themed Expo proved to be the place to be this past weekend – with a special leap day to add....Read More
The HOMEMAKERS Johannesburg Expo is almost two weeks away. As the perfect place to find everything you need under one roof, the expo arena brings great advantages. This year visitors will be delighted by an impressive collection of show features. The Play(AR) Zone will knock your socks off as you enter the Dome. The popular InHabit Workshop and new Garden Table feature area will offer visitors...Read More
This year the HOMEMAKERS team collaborated with the TMG Makerspace for the highly anticipated Play(AR) Zone. The Tshimologong Makerspace (TMG) Makerspace seeks to promote and enable access to innovation through collaborative making, training, upskilling and experimentation.
Augmented Reality will have you immersed in the world of interactive technology when entering the main show arena. In...Read More
The Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo is known for showcasing top talents and experts in design, décor and home improvement. As many of you may know the judging of the Expo falls to a panel of impressive industry leaders. This year, we’ve lined up three impressive judges who we feel understand the judging criteria, both from a technical and theoretical perspective. These judges ultimately decide...Read More
We searched Gauteng far and wide to find 8 designers and decorators who we felt stood up to the Designer Spaces challenge. These designers are encouraged to create a space at the Johannesburg HOMEMAKERS Expo that is inspired by Africa. We chat to Lindiwe Ludonga.
Africa is in the spotlight for everything from fashion and film to visual arts and design. Creating a space inspired by African...Read More
When people collaborate, amazing things happen. Over the last couple of years, Vermont Sales and the University of Johannesburg have collaborated with HOMEMAKERS for the inventive Young Designers Challenge.
This year the ideas generated behind the theme was to design products that change and improve people’s lifestyles. Top products will be on display at the Expo where the winning design will...Read More
The Inhabit Workshop is a place for you to find new tips and techniques for small projects around your home. When it comes to decorating and design, many homeowners choose to make their own items and boycott mass-retailers. This is a great way to ensure your home truly has unique pieces that cannot be found anywhere else. Jana Nel is a ceramicist known for creating bespoke pieces for your...Read More
You will know exactly who Sandy Roberts is if, like me, you were cured numerous times with the advice followed by herbalist, Margaret Roberts. Sandy is Margaret’s, daughter. The Margaret Roberts Herbal Centre in De Wildt, North West Province was developed by Margaret and is named after her. Sandy operates the centre where she continues to lecture and demonstrate about herbs. The centre...Read More