Design

Dulux introduces the Dream palette

When modern life becomes intense and stressful from time to time, between juggling a never-ending ‘to do’ list to keeping active and eating well or processing endless clamour on social media, most people tend to look for a getaway from all the chaos – some time out to...

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Passing of Genius – I M Pei – 1917-2019

I M Pei, the architect behind iconic buildings globally, including the glass pyramid outside the Louvre in Paris (1989), died aged 102 at his home in Manhattan, NY yesterday – 16 May. His was a lifetime of designing structures renowned for their emphasis on precision...

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Flexform – Outdoor Collection

The woven pattern that characterises Flexform creations has inspired a number of products in the indoor collection and it’s now the distinctive motif in the Vulcano outdoor seating system. There are other key features that form part of Flexform DNA, like compositional...

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Tonino Lamborghini Casa

More than 15 years ago, Formitalia Luxury Group started its journey to produce and distribute the Tonino Lamborghini Casa collection. Timeless design, a combination of clear and sharp lines, dynamic forms with top quality finishes, a mix of elegance and stylistic...

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Nuvem by Slamp

Every Slamp piece is unique because the creative process does not stem from a 3D file. The creative process requires a designer to get their hands “dirty” as they cut, sew and sculpt the materials and pay respect to 25 years of grounded studious research and...

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The Real Interior by Nthabi Taukobong

The Real Interior is an inspirational book, written by a remarkable businesswoman. Born in Soweto in the 1970s, during the height of apartheid, Nthabi Taukobong was taught early on in life to be excellent in all endeavours. She writes candidly about her upbringing,...

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Fabric Bank – The Chair Party Collection

The brains behind the collaboration is Fabric Bank (a bespoke textile, design and print studio) alongside Weaversworld (known for their fabrics in the hardy commercial world of interiors) and Woodlam Interzign (a furniture manufacturing company for the commercial...

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Generation at Salone del Mobile 2019

Every April hordes of designers, industry folks and curious jet-setters descend upon Milan, looking for inspiration at Salone del Mobile and Milan Design Week. The sky is the limit, as interior and fashion brands alike seek to outdo each other in the creation of...

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Take a Seat 2019

The pursuit of relaxation has become especially necessary in the current South African environment.  For most of us in our residential lifestyles, chilling out and kicking back is an essential affair. In this, Habitat’s annual FOCUS feature on contemporary seating and...

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Julia Day

Julia Day, interior designer and founder of Generation, returns to Design Joburg featuring Rooms on View with a CoLab stand: For ‘In-Residence’ the designer is creating a lounge that cocoons visitors, a space so convincing one would never imagine it was temporary....

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Hansgrohe – An Ode To Sprays and Spouts

If your home is your haven, then your bathroom and kitchen are your sanctuaries. Which is why Hansgrohe has spent decades perfecting sprays and spouts so that these spaces are as functional as they are masterpieces of design.

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Transitions – a rug by LABVERT

The boundaries between architecture and object design are fluent and ultimately a matter of perspective. Viennese architecture and design studio LABVERT headed by Stephan Vary appreciates the allure of this interplay between the different disciplines and sees it as a...

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Something Desired – Bright, Bold & Happy

Why should Winter be all doom and gloom? Something Desired has recently launched their bright, cheerful and bold range: Sorbet Collection 2019 - think cheerful colours and a variety of textures, fabrics and finishes. Launched in 2017, Something Desired is a...

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BUIT – Design, Art and Innovation 

BUIT is the new outdoor furniture collection designed by Mayice Studio for the GANDIABLASCO brand. Mayice is a multi-disciplinary studio with its headquarters in Madrid, founded in 2014 by architects Marta Alonso Yebra and Imanol Calderón Elósegui. Over recent years...

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