True to the Decorex brand, the 2020 exhibition programme boasts a number of inspired new installations which will speak to the upcoming trends. Some of the key features for Joburg include:
Hall 3 // Furniture & Décor & Artists
The Designer Spotlight by Décor Identity – is ready to take the rightful place as this year’s Decorex Joburg Designer Spotlight. With over thirteen years of working experience in the field of interior design and decorating, D.I.D offers a complete turnkey. With their collaboration with a JHB based architectural firm, they work on the interior design process through to the decorating of the full interior of the house and we can’t wait to see their magnificent vision come to light as Decorex Joburgs’ Spotlight Designer for 2020.
Maison&Objet Inspired Pavilion – This exclusive Design Pavilion will showcase local design disciplines from home décor, interior design, architecture, and lifestyle culture and trends. Through this dynamic installation local designers such as Framewalk Interiors will interpret Decorex Durban’s exciting, homegrown theme ‘Lifestyle by Design’.
The Apartment Project is a collaboration that will showcase the latest furniture designs, decor products, and design trends for 2020 all in small living spaces.
Urban Living Trend House – This popular installation will take visitors, room by room, through an on-trend urban home setting that subtly reflects the show’s theme, ‘Lifestyle by Design’. Decorex Creative Director, Anita Bloom, will work with Mobelli Furniture + Lifestyle to create a captivating home space that reflects the Durban lifestyle. Belgotex will be sponsoring the flooring for the Trend House for Decorex Joburg
Lighting by Design is brought to you by Decorex Africa in collaboration with The Lighting Warehouse. Showcasing the latest ranges of innovative and on-trend lighting solutions for any space. The lighting supplier will have the opportunity to feature hanging pendants, standing lamps and decorative side/desk lamps. Be inspired by these top-quality lighting solutions at Decorex Africa 2020.
2020 Trend Installation – curated by Decorex Africa’s Creative Director Anita Bloom featuring Sugar Plum Interiors. Our Creative Director will highlight her top 10 trends in situ in this exciting new feature. Visitors will be able to conceptualize and identify the various trends as they peruse through the aisle’s ad take in all the show has to offer.
Insta-Interiors is an exciting new feature will be a decorative explosion for visitors to immerse themselves into one of the 2020 décor trends hitting the Africa shores. Picture a room setting showcasing the New Nordic, Afro/ Tribal Meets European Mix, Modern Chinoiserieor, Contemporary Organic or the Neon Trend. This will be brought to life by Insta-Interiors featuring, Begin with the end in mind, Blush Affluent, The Pillow Fluffer, Indoni Interiors.
Fabric Trend Bar is an exclusive showcase of the latest style and luxury in decorative fabrics and trimmings for the corporate, hospitality and residential décor market. This unique feature brings in a truly dynamic textile element to the Decorex show with this colourful installation. The country’s premier fabric suppliers will feature samples of the latest fabric designs being used in interior design with contemporary colours, textures, patterns and styles suited to all tastes.
This collaborative project will bring Africa’s leading interior designers to the forefront as they are paired with a local bed manufacturing company. Anita’s Interiors & KVH Furniture, amongst others will transform a traditional bedroom setting into a stylized space where luxury meets relation to create the ultimate home-away-from-home.
Hall 4 // Kitchens + Appliances + Accessories
The Kitchen Trend by Consentino & Eurofit feature will showcase the best in surface design, functionality, innovation and pure inspiration. As our living areas melt with the working areas of the kitchen, this feature will ensure it delivers a space that will be designed in appreciation of the people that inhabit the space.
The Appliance Feature is a new and exciting edition to Decorex Africa 2020. This project will be a showcase of the finest products from Euro Appliances in the best in home technology and appliances and is the perfect platform to quench the aspirational desire for limited edition appliances and technology for the home.
The Gourmet Cooking Theatre has always been a highlight at Decorex as it gives visitors a real experience that goes beyond taste and food, to design, and all it has to offer. This year the feature will see Bosch bring on board several chefs to cook up a storm and tantalize the taste buds of all avid foodies.
Kitchen Design Project – With kitchens progressing from merely being a functional area in the back room to forming the heart of the home where eating and entertaining converge. This move has seen kitchens adopting more inviting designs. Woodtech Concepts will form part of this feature in joburg.
2020 brings light to a new and exciting project – a dedicated platform showcasing the best in kitchenware – the perfect platform to quench the aspirational desire for love of kitchen tools and a passion for cooking. Pieces will be selected and showcased by the Decorex Team.
Instudio Trend Theatre – South Africa’s leading design influencers, manufacturers and décor professionals will share their unique insights during this free-flow forum. Creating a platform for productive engagement, Decorex Joburg has introduced this truly innovative free-flow forum led by industry experts in business and design. South Africa’s leading design influencers, manufacturers and décor professionals will inspire and enlighten visitors through case studies and insights into the décor and design space.
HALL 2 // Plan & Build
In this exciting outdoor living feature – ParcHaus will showcase their wide range of distinctive, unique, high quality products with a flair that enhances life and celebrates the joy of exclusive patio living. This feature will include outdoor furniture, outdoor accessories as well as the finest trends in table culture to enhance the look of any dining table. Create a Landscape will also be a part of this feature.
Blue Bay will form part of the ‘Landscape By Design’ feature at Decorex Durban this year! Selected designers such as Create a Landscape will curate an outdoor space with Blue Bay’s furniture. Visitors will learn all about leading landscape artists from various regions, in and around South Africa.
Bathroom by Design – With the bathroom evolving to become a place of relaxation, a space devoted to personal well-being rather than purely a practical space, this project will be brought to life by: Lyfestile & WOMAG – who will showcase some of the hottest bathroom trends
HALL 2 // Ramp
Giving visitors a glimpse behind the scenes, #withlovefromdecorex showcases a selection of contemporary furniture items from Mobelli Furniture + Lifestyle chosen by the charismatic members of the Decorex team. Every item is accompanied by a brief insight into the chosen piece.
The Design Authority Experience Live is a conference that addresses the changes that are disrupting the business world in the Design Industry. As John F. Kennedy once said, “Change is the law of life and those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” Which is why we are inviting some of the best minds along with some leading business minds will give their views on what is needed in this changing landscape.
Design Thinking, Innovation and Creativity are the tools needed to future proof anyone in the Design Industry.
We aim to feature an impressive line-up of keynote speakers that truly reflects the diverse and evolving nature of their industry based on their innovative approach to design as well as their proven success. [ Click here to view the DX Live Video ]