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Call for applications: eThekwini Furniture Cluster Business Accelerator
Call for applications: eThekwini Furniture Cluster Business AcceleratorArticle

Successful applicants that excel during the pitching process will be in the running to gain a lucrative business contract with furniture retailers, @home, CLM Home and Homewood...

1 day ago

DTIC and Proudly South African launch local online furniture portal
DTIC and Proudly South African launch local online furniture portalArticle

An online furniture portal has been launched to showcase the SA furniture sector's capabilities, and stimulate local procurement...

28 Apr 2021

Design Indaba recruits Thabisa Mjo, Cole Ndelu to select emerging creatives for 2021
Design Indaba recruits Thabisa Mjo, Cole Ndelu to select emerging creatives for 2021Article

Design Indaba has recruited Thabisa Mjo and Cole Ndelu to oversee the curation of this year's cohort of young designers...

15 Apr 2021

Virtual Next21 expo to spotlight export-ready SA design
Virtual Next21 expo to spotlight export-ready SA designArticle

The Next21 virtual trade exhibition will see 23 small South African craft and design brands have their creations showcased to a global audience of importers, retailers and decorators...

23 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Yakha, an online marketplace for the local built environment
#StartupStory: Yakha, an online marketplace for the local built environmentArticle

Fresh to the local startup scene is Yakha, a new digital marketplace for the African built environment which aims to simplify...

Sindy Peters 17 Mar 2021

7th National Furniture Design Competition winners announced
7th National Furniture Design Competition winners announcedArticle

Ian Perry from Durban-based furniture manufacturer Homewood won in the Established Manufacturers category of the National Furniture Design Competition...

17 Mar 2021

Get to know Katlego Tshuma: Nando's HYD Talent Search 2020 winner
Get to know Katlego Tshuma: Nando's HYD Talent Search 2020 winnerArticle

Katlego Tshuma's standout Sangu bench design earned him the overall prize in the 2020 Nando's Hot Young Designer (HYD) Talent Search, an annual competition that aims to unearth new local talent...

10 Dec 2020

Mancosa launches futuristic iTeach Lab for experiential teacher training
Mancosa launches futuristic iTeach Lab for experiential teacher trainingArticle

Said to be the first of its kind in the country, the iTeach Lab has officially been launched by Mancosa School of Education. The lab combines elements of Steam (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) in seven unique hubs designed to prepare and empower student-teachers for the 21st century...

9 Dec 2020

Bombay Sapphire reveals this season's ultimate cocktail at creativity stirring event
Bombay Sapphire reveals this season's ultimate cocktail at creativity stirring eventArticle

Hold the traditional G&T, this summer the ultimate cocktail refreshment is set to be the Sapphire Spritz. Bombay Sapphire revealed this fresh and sparkling drink during its Sip 'n Learn experience...

Issued by OnPoint PR 9 Dec 2020

Katlego Tshuma triumphs in Nando's Hot Young Designer Talent Search
Katlego Tshuma triumphs in Nando's Hot Young Designer Talent SearchArticle

Katlego Tshuma has been named the overall winner of the Nando's Hot Young Designer (HYD) Talent Search Competition for 2020...

11 Nov 2020

Bulldog Gin partners with SA creatives on once-off collaborative pieces
Bulldog Gin partners with SA creatives on once-off collaborative piecesArticle

Contemporary London dry gin brand, Bulldog Gin, has partnered with four South African artists, designers and creatives to produce unique collaborative pieces that celebrate each creator's individual craft...

6 Nov 2020

Hyde Park's new furniture and decor showroom salutes SA design
Hyde Park's new furniture and decor showroom salutes SA designArticle

Hyde Park Corner is now home to a 'dreamhouse' of South African design thanks to local co-operative Always Welcome...

30 Oct 2020

Measuring the true value of design thinking
Measuring the true value of design thinkingArticle

In the scramble to stay relevant, there's a growing number of companies looking to design thinking as a means of maintaining their competitive advantage...

Issued by How Might We 28 Oct 2020

Musée des Arts Décoratifs adds SA designer's work to permanent collection
Musée des Arts Décoratifs adds SA designer's work to permanent collectionArticle

Thabisa Mjo has become the first South African designer to have her work form part of the permanent collection at the renowned Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris...

27 Oct 2020

Prospect of new SA design qualification excites furniture industry
Prospect of new SA design qualification excites furniture industryArticle

The qualification was registered with the South African Quality Assurance Framework (SAQA) in May this year...

26 Oct 2020

Nando's Hot Young Designer Talent Search 2020 finalists revealed
Nando's Hot Young Designer Talent Search 2020 finalists revealedArticle

For the 2020 edition of HYD, young designers were asked to create a unique bench that responds sensitively to seating needs in a time of social distancing...

13 Oct 2020

Sir David Adjaye wins 2021 Royal Gold Medal for Architecture
Sir David Adjaye wins 2021 Royal Gold Medal for ArchitectureArticle

Ghanaian-British architect Sir David Adjaye has been awarded the 2021 Royal Gold Medal for Architecture. The award is the UK's highest honour for architecture...

2 Oct 2020

#BehindtheMask with... Mpho Vackier, creative director and owner of TheUrbanative
#BehindtheMask with... Mpho Vackier, creative director and owner of TheUrbanativeArticle

This week, we go behind the selfie with engineer turned furniture designer Mpho Vackier, who started TheUrbanative, an award-winning contemporary African furniture and product design company based in South Africa...

Jessica Tennant 29 Jul 2020

Why offices will continue to be essential for doing business in future
Why offices will continue to be essential for doing business in futureArticle

A critical component to employee productivity and corporate culture, as well as an effective talent retention and attraction strategy, Naeem Tilly, head of research at Sesfikile Capital, believes offices will continue...

16 Jul 2020

Design challenge: A bench that can adapt to the Covid-19 times
Design challenge: A bench that can adapt to the Covid-19 timesArticle

Entries are now open for the third iteration of the Nando's Hot Young Designer Talent Search, which aims to launch the careers of local emerging creatives and unearth fresh new designs...

15 May 2020

Mia Senekal on her work, Design Indaba
Mia Senekal on her work, Design IndabaVideo

Interior and furniture designer Mia Senekal is part of this year’s Emerging Creatives class at the Design Indaba. She is the owner and head designer at murmur, a furniture design company catering for both local and international clients. The company creates unique furniture designs, seeing and creating each piece as a work of art. She shares her work and how being part of the Design Indaba Emerging Creatives will help her brand grow.

18 Feb 2020

SA's Furniture Industry Master Plan roadshow concludes
SA's Furniture Industry Master Plan roadshow concludesArticle

The South African Furniture Initiative and the Department of Trade and Industry completed their consultative roadshow in Port Elizabeth, after meeting furniture manufacturers across South Africa...

11 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: Home décor trends for summer 2019/2020
#BizTrends2020: Home décor trends for summer 2019/2020Article

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

Elize van der Berg 9 Jan 2020

How technology will continue to impact workspace design in 2020
How technology will continue to impact workspace design in 2020Article

The increased impact of technology is one of the highly-anticipated design trends for 2020, according to Trend Group senior designer Dorethe Swiegers...

13 Dec 2019

It's Loeries official... The 2019 Loeries Official Rankings are out
It's Loeries official... The 2019 Loeries Official Rankings are outArticle

Since 2010, the Loeries Official Rankings have offered a comprehensive overview of the annual performance across the brand communications industry throughout Africa and the Middle East...

Issued by Loeries 4 Dec 2019

Here are the five shortlisted candidates for the Dundeed competition
Here are the five shortlisted candidates for the Dundeed competitionArticle

One of these projects will walk away with £5,000 to further develop their project...

20 Sep 2019

Art, Design and Textile Design ComPETition winners revealed
Art, Design and Textile Design ComPETition winners revealedArticle

The winners of the Art, Design and Textile Design ComPETition, presented in association with Hill's Pet Nutrition and Domestic Animal Rescue Group, were announced at the Cape Town Homemakers Expo...

2 Sep 2019

Image credit: Loeries.
#Loeries2019: ALL THE WINNERS!Article

The full list of winners for the 41st Annual Loerie Awards, which concluded on Saturday, 24 August 2018 at the Durban ICC, have been announced. Congratulations to all!...

23 Aug 2019

Calling the victors to their spoils. © Loeries.
#Loeries2019: All the Friday night winners announced!Article

The Friday night winners of the 41st Annual Loerie Awards, which took place on 23 August 2019 at the Durban ICC, have been announced. Congratulations to all!

23 Aug 2019

#Loeries2019: Day 3 judging finalists!
#Loeries2019: Day 3 judging finalists!Article

Day 3's finalists have been announced for Loeries 2019...

21 Aug 2019

Can the workplace actually make you healthier?
Can the workplace actually make you healthier?Article

For many, wellbeing in the workplace means physical health: ergonomic furniture, a fitness centre and healthy choices in the cafeteria. But while these things are vitally important, they don't make up the full story...

12 Aug 2019

SA Designers of The Year (from left) Thabisa Mjo, Mpho Vackier and 100% Design South Africa’s creative director, Cathy O'Clery. Image supplied.
100% Design South Africa Awards announces 2019 winnersArticle

100% Design South Africa, announced its 2019 Design Award winners at an event that was held at Gallagher Convention Centre on Thursday, 8 August 2019...

12 Aug 2019

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

"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."

7 Aug 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 wrongArticle

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...

Alexander Brem 1 Jul 2019

The Test Kitchen takes 44th spot at World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards
The Test Kitchen takes 44th spot at World's 50 Best Restaurants AwardsArticle

The Test Kitchen has been ranked 44th as well as the Best in Africa at the World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards...

26 Jun 2019

The 'I' in team and why today's offices need a reboot
The 'I' in team and why today's offices need a rebootArticle

The notion of teamwork is not new, and for most of the twentieth century teams functioned like an assembly line, focusing on areas of expertise and the division of tasks...

19 Jun 2019

Loeries 2019: Nando's fires up the Design category
Loeries 2019: Nando's fires up the Design categoryArticle

Nando's joins the Loeries to celebrate design...

Issued by Loeries 17 May 2019

2019 Dezeen Awards open for entries
2019 Dezeen Awards open for entriesArticle

Following a successful launch last year, the second edition of the Dezeen Awards is now open for entries...

2 May 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: Ikea's Överallt collection a global showcase of Africa's top design talent
#DesignIndaba2019: Ikea's Överallt collection a global showcase of Africa's top design talentArticle

The anticipated launch of Ikea's Överallt homeware collection is described as a marriage between African rituals and Scandinavian design...

Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Mar 2019

Houtlander's curvilinear Interdependence II bench voted Most Beautiful Object
Houtlander's curvilinear Interdependence II bench voted Most Beautiful ObjectArticle

Houtlander's curvilinear Interdependence II bench was judged the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa and announced as the winner on Friday, 1 March 2019 at the annual Design Indaba Conference...

1 Mar 2019

Ikea's African Överallt collection to be unveiled at Design Indaba Festival
Ikea's African Överallt collection to be unveiled at Design Indaba FestivalArticle

Two years ago Ikea teamed up with a group of designers, architects, artists and creatives from five African countries to collaborate around modern urban rituals and the importance they play in the home...

1 Feb 2019

Red & Yellow Creative School of Business cements its reputation as a creative leader
Red & Yellow Creative School of Business cements its reputation as a creative leaderArticle

The Red & Yellow Creative School of Business consolidated its reputation as a creative leader at the Pendoring Awards, with three silver wins...

Issued by Red & Yellow 6 Nov 2018

AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation winners announced
AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation winners announcedArticle

The awarded projects for this round of the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation 2017/18 all point to the future of environmentally conscious design...

30 Oct 2018

The custom craftsmanship behind winning SA furniture design
The custom craftsmanship behind winning SA furniture designArticle

As recipients of Best Furniture Design at the recent 2018 100% Design South Africa, Cape Town-based design duo Kino made an impression on the public and its peers with strikingly minimal pieces...

19 Oct 2018

Shortlisted AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation projects announced
Shortlisted AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation projects announcedArticle

The 2017/18 shortlisted projects for the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation have been revealed...

3 Oct 2018

Win a Home Season 5 is here!
Win a Home Season 5 is here!Article

Win a Home, South Africa's premier interior design reality TV competition, is back for its fifth season, proudly brought to you by Capitec and Private Property...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 11 Sep 2018

#Loeries2018: All the Friday night winners
#Loeries2018: All the Friday night winnersArticle

The Friday night winners of the 40th Annual Loerie Awards, which took place on 17 August 2018 at the Durban ICC, have been announced. Congratulations to all...

16 Aug 2018

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