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#DoBizZA: Evalution Flooring, SA's first GreenTag-certified LVT flooring supplier

Eva Kaiser, founder of Evalution Flooring, is intent on paving the way for a sustainable decor industry in South Africa...

By Sindy Peters 11 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: 'Be yourself and trust in your unique skills' - Claire D'Adorante, Paragon Interface

Early in her career, Claire D'Adorante - now director of Paragon Interface - discovered interior design as a way to blend her passion for creativity with technicality...

By Sindy Peters 14 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: 'Generations to come are dependent on our unity' - Lungile Nkosi, The Pillow Fluffer

Lungile Nkosi is the entrepreneur behind The Pillow Fluffer Interiors, a black female-owned full interior design services company and content platform...

By Sindy Peters 13 Aug 2020

Paragon Group explores healthy-building design in masterclass

The Covid-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on the health of our built environment, with increased attention and concern at preventing the spreading of pathogens...

20 Jul 2020

ARRCC scoops Interior Design Firm of the Year in global competition

South African interior architecture, interior design and décor studio ARRCC has been awarded Interior Design Firm of the Year - South Africa, in the Luxury Travel Guide Global Awards 2020...

16 Jul 2020

Capitec Bank's new headquarters unveiled

Designed by dhk Architects, Capitec Bank's new headquarters iKhaya, meaning 'home' in Xhosa, has been unveiled. Located in the Cape Winelands, Capitec has consolidated its geographically dispersed staff and facilities into one three-storey curvilinear building.

6 Jul 2020

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

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