Lighting trends to switch you on

Which major lighting trends will transform our living spaces next year? Creative Director Anita Bloom enlightens us in her Decorex Africa Trend Report 2020.


Decorex Africa’s Trend Report for 2020 gives us a teasing glimpse of what to expect from Decorex Durban, Cape Town and Joburg 2020, where designers and manufacturers showcase all the latest trends, concepts and products that will guide and inspire us. The broad themes emphasised in the report will be featured in the Mobelli Furniture + Living Trend House – Urban Living by Design, Insta-Interiors, the Trend Kitchen by Cosentino and Trend Installations as well as pop-up restaurants, cafés and feature areas at each show. Make a special note to visit the Lighting by Design Project, which will showcase exciting lighting trends at all three shows.

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Anita-B Explores  D O W N T O W N  DESIGN DUBAI // 2019

On Wednesday the 13th November I boarded a flight to the Centre of Now – Dubai in the United Arab Emirates to visit a leading design fair of high quality and original design – Downtown Design situated in the Dubai Design District [also known as d3]. It was a 5-day showcase of The best Design from Dubai and around the world. Downtown Design is the key event of Dubai Design Week which is one of the largest creative festivals, which takes place annually, brings the regional and international design industry together in Dubai, for a dynamic programme of discovery and networking.

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Give a little magic and sprinkle some sparkle in your home this Christmas!

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It’s that time of the year again and we are excited to share some decorative Christmas décor ideas and inspiration with you! Christmas trends range from the traditional red, green and gold to in-vogue or more neutral colours, depending. You may want to give your old ornaments and decorations a new twist with some of these inspirational ideas. This year is all about nature, as well as keeping it simple and real. Create something magical to be shared and enjoyed by all. Find your own magic when decorating your home this Christmas. Continue reading

Q&A by the Coffee Machine with Bronwyn Houldsworth

The Decorex Africa sales team have hit the ground running for Durban, Cape Town Africa 2020, and heading up this sales team is Bronwyn Houldsworth who has recently been promoted as General Manager of Sales for Decorex Africa at Reed Exhibitions South Africa. So, we thought it would only be fitting to catch up with this powerhouse lady, over a cuppa of coffee of course.

Bronwyn Houldsworth, General Manager of Sales for Decorex Africa

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