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The death of the open-plan office? Not quite, but a revolution is in the air

"What will it take to encourage much more widespread reliance on working at home for at least part of each week?" asked Frank Schiff, the chief economist of the US Committee for Economic Development, in The Washington Post in 1979...

By Andrew Wallace 22 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: When architecture, interior design and passion collide

As a junior 3D visualisation artist at the Paragon Group, Ashna Premji found the perfect job where her passion for both architecture and interior design collides...

By Sindy Peters 15 Jun 2020

Considering human distancing - how to comply and why

Landlords and business owners are facing new uncertainties everyday due to the coronavirus pandemic. Chief among these anxieties is how they are required to adapt interiors and buildings to comply with new international regulations...

By Raghmah Solomon 15 Jun 2020

Small is the new big

Marie Kondo, the Japanese guru of organisation, has shown us that living with less 'stuff' and living more appreciatively of our belongings brings more happiness to our lives...

By Sebastian van Greunen 12 Jun 2020

The post-Covid-19 office of the future

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted a whole new dimension to worker and building health...

By Estelle Meiring 9 Jun 2020

What does the future of hotel design look like?

Guy Stehlik, CEO and founder of BON Hotels chats to the hotels interior design building and procurement partner, Grant Gillis as he delves deeper into how the hotel industry can be expected to change, specifically from a design point of view...

By Guy Stehlik 2 Jun 2020

Redesigning workspaces for a post-Covid-19 world

Countries that have suffered the most severe outbreaks of Covid-19 are seeing infection rates level off as lockdowns and widespread restrictions on movement take effect...

By Michael Aldridge 15 May 2020

Now is the ideal time to address the frustrations of 'open plan human spam'

With the almost evangelical rush to convert offices to open plan in the last 20 years, workers in South Africa and around the world are increasingly revolting against the design trend as they demand a shift away from what was once an unquestioningly popular, cost-cutting management trend...

20 Apr 2020

Wimpy teams up with DHQ for Sandton City restaurant revamp

Wimpy enlisted the interior designer services of DHQ Interior Brand Architects for its newly-reopened Sandton City restaurant in Johannesburg...

22 Jan 2020

Decorex Africa's major lighting trends for 2020

In the Decorex Africa Trend Report for 2020, designers and manufacturers showcase all the latest trends, concepts and products that will guide and inspire...

21 Jan 2020

SA's Willowlamp picks up 4 international lighting design awards

South African designer lighting company Willowlamp recently picked up four international awards, two LIT Design Awards and two D'Arc Awards.

21 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Home décor trends for summer 2019/2020

Each year we see décor trends and colour palettes change from season to season often following seasonal catwalk trends...

By Elize van der Berg 9 Jan 2020

Southern Sun Ridgeway Lusaka completes $7m refurbishment

Inspiration for the refurbished rooms focused on the rich copper and gemstone resources of the southern African country, with colours of emeralds, amethyst, aquamarine, tourmaline, garnet and rose quartz...

23 Dec 2019

#BestofBiz 2019: Property

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content...

17 Dec 2019

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