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How a good property facelift can do wonders
How a good property facelift can do wonders

The Paragon Group recently undertook two refurbishment projects - 155 West Street and Eastgate 20...

25 Nov 2019

Kgothatso John Malange was recently announced as the official winner of the Caesarstone Student Designer of 2019. Image supplied.
#Newsmaker: Caesarstone's 2019 Student Designer, Kgothatso John Malange

Hailing from Alexandra in Johannesburg, Kgothatso John Malange is a design force to be reckoned with and was recently announced as the official winner of the Caesarstone Student Designer of 2019, placing him in the ranking as South Africa's most promising designer...

By Juanita Pienaar 19 Nov 2019

Elevating SA design through property development
Elevating SA design through property development

Nando's South Africa's Michael Spinks shares seven lessons from a chicken brand elevating South African design through property development...

By Michael Spinks 29 Oct 2019

Using the science of colour to encourage dynamism, employee engagement
Using the science of colour to encourage dynamism, employee engagement

The first thing you notice when walking into an office is invariably the colour scheme...

By Jean Swanepoel 25 Oct 2019

Why Singita's luxury lodge design signals a competitive advantage
Why Singita's luxury lodge design signals a competitive advantage

Today, the spirit of a lodge is often reflected as much in its interiors and décor as in its landscapes; this is partly because the lines between living space and the great outdoors have been deliberately blurred...

22 Oct 2019

#SACSCCongress: How physical retail is reinventing itself
#SACSCCongress: How physical retail is reinventing itself

John Ryan, a London-based journalist and analyst focused on retail design and strategy, shares a glimpse into what's new and what matters in the global retail environment...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Oct 2019

Cocooning trend catching on in SA
Cocooning trend catching on in SA

The global cocooning trend is catching on in a big way in South Africa...

9 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

Standout exhibitors at Cape Town Homemakers Expo 2019
Standout exhibitors at Cape Town Homemakers Expo 2019

The 24th annual Cape Town Homemakers Expo held at the CTICC from 9 August to 1 September attracted just under 27,000 visitors this year...

4 Sep 2019

Trend Group completes fit-out of first SA WeWork office
Trend Group completes fit-out of first SA WeWork office

For its first foray into Africa, WeWork selected 173 Oxford Road in Rosebank, also known as The Link...

20 Aug 2019

Cheetah Plains creates new safari experience with sustainable architecture design
Cheetah Plains creates new safari experience with sustainable architecture design

"The architecture exists to enhance the experience of the outdoors - not to mimic it, but to complement it so that guests may experience the bush more directly, more immediately."

8 Aug 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

Sage Waterfall Gateway West fit out with South African flair
Sage Waterfall Gateway West fit out with South African flair

The new Sage head office fit-out in the Gateway West building in Waterfall, Midrand has been carried out successfully...

22 Jul 2019

Open-plan offices are not inherently bad - you're probably just using them wrong
Open-plan offices are not inherently bad - you're probably just using them wrong

For decades the trend among workplaces has seen employees moving out of individual offices and into open plan spaces. This has not always been successful...

By Alexander Brem 1 Jul 2019

Luxury hotel brand, Labotessa to launch in Cape Town
Luxury hotel brand, Labotessa to launch in Cape Town

Labotessa, a 17th-century congregational church now turned lifestyle hotel, will open in Cape Town in August 2019...

20 Jun 2019

Exxaro's new Centurion headquarters complete
Exxaro's new Centurion headquarters complete

Exxaro's new R600m head office in Pretoria is complete and, over a three-month period, will relocate all its operations to the new building, which can accommodate up to 1,000 staff members...

11 Jun 2019

Minimalism - the age of less is more
Minimalism - the age of less is more

If the 80s was defined by opulence and excess, the next decade is likely to be remembered as the era of minimalism, both in design and in lifestyle...

By Yael Geffen 3 Jun 2019

Why businesses are creating a 'super-experience' for employees
Why businesses are creating a 'super-experience' for employees

In the race to attract and retain the best talent, dramatically improving the workplace experience to make it a 'super-experience' is now on the radar of every organisation...

31 May 2019

Key trends that will shape home design in 2019
Key trends that will shape home design in 2019

There are a number of trends that will continue to shape home design in 2019 and beyond. For both home owners and architects there is a keen focus on sustainability, wellness, smart homes and the comforts of technology...

By Veruska De Vita 25 Apr 2019

The art of minimalist living
The art of minimalist living

We've all heard the term, "less is more", but how does that practically find its way into our everyday lifestyles?...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 29 Mar 2019

Meet your new team member - the room
Meet your new team member - the room

Digital assistants and smart rooms with environmental systems will soon be so sensitive to our workplace needs that they will feel like conscientious colleagues eager to meet our every command...

By Isla Galloway-Gaul 19 Mar 2019

2019 interior design trends
2019 interior design trends

Although 2019 is in full swing, it's never too late to take a step back and look at what's trending design-wise for the year ahead...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 4 Mar 2019

2019 office décor trends - tips to keep pace
2019 office décor trends - tips to keep pace

Décor trends evolve continually, and it is not financially viable to redecorate your office space with every new trend. However, more millennials hold senior positions, Generation Z is also entering the workplace...

By Leon Breytenbach 1 Mar 2019

BON Hotel Richards Bay refurbishes with fresh new look and feel
BON Hotel Richards Bay refurbishes with fresh new look and feel

The soft refurb features a colourful retro-vibe muted by natural wood, with ambient lighting and a nature-inspired colour palette...

28 Feb 2019

Interior design of the future will seem like magic
Interior design of the future will seem like magic

Imagine a house where the walls change colour depending on your mood, or your tablecloth changes shape when you're having a dinner party...

By Sara Nabil 18 Feb 2019

Negotiating the gap between aesthetics and profit
Negotiating the gap between aesthetics and profit

Grant Gillis considers himself a hostage negotiator. A odd title for an interior designer to choose, but as he explains he is the linchpin between all the parties involved in a project...

18 Feb 2019

Top 5 emerging workplace design influences set to catch on in SA
Top 5 emerging workplace design influences set to catch on in SA

Around the world there is a growing rejection of purely efficiency-based office environments...

By Isla Galloway-Gaul 13 Feb 2019

Lessons on decluttering from New York Times best-seller Marie Kondo
Lessons on decluttering from New York Times best-seller Marie Kondo

Marie Kondo - Japanese cleaning consultant and author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up - has developed a method that is revolutionising the chore of decluttering, organising and storing...

By Veronica Logan, Issued by Private Property South Africa 7 Feb 2019

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