THE ARTISTRY OF CHINOISERIE STYLE

Blog article courtesy of: Anne Roselt

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European interpretations of Chinese and East Asian culture during the 17th and 18th century was known as Chinoiserie, although the style was more often associated with fantasy and invention than historical accuracy.

Chinoiserie, from the French word “chinois” is often associated with exuberance and wealth which one could argue has no place at a time like this, however in anxious times I turn to art or learning to escape. It turns out doing this blog on Chinoiserie ticked both these boxes. I hope the combination of different cultures and styles, to create something beautiful, inspires you as much as it does me.

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Decorate Your Walls with Style

Article available on SA Décor
 
Moving into a new home is a great opportunity to start over. Each wall becomes a clean palette on which you can leave your mark. Here we share some innovative ways to decorate your walls like a professional.
 
 

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Danela Conti: A vibrant career in the world of design

Having launched her design career at Decorex Cape Town more than two decades ago, Danela Conti Bryant will be returning to the premier décor exhibition to take on the role of Decorex Designer Spotlight. This exciting feature forms part of an extensive décor, design and lifestyle programme showcasing at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 1 to 5 May 2019.

Danela Conti

Decorex Cape Town 2019 Designer Spotlight, Danela Conti Bryant

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Sustainable Living with Zoe van Niekerk

Newly appointed Marketing Manager for Decorex SA and member of Event Greening Forum, Zoe Van Niekerk, shares the importance of sustainable living and how she has incorporated it into her own home.

Zoe Van Niekerk; Marketing Manager Decorex SA

Zoe Van Niekerk; Marketing Manager Decorex SA

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DIY Faux Flower Wall Art Frame – by Lovilee

HOW TO MAKE ON-TREND FAUX FLOWER WALL ART

The Faux Flower trend has hit us hard in recent times and it is a trend that you should not be wary of embracing. Some of the plastic plants that you get nowadays look so good that they could almost pass as the real deal.

DIY Faux Flower wall art frame

DIY Faux Flower wall art frame

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