The successfully reimagined and much lauded Mother City event has set a tone of eager anticipation for the Gauteng leg of the show, which brings newness and excitement to the Sandton Convention Centre from 28-31 July 2022. Think big-name brands like Samsung, Plascon, ASUS, Spier, Belgotex, Takealot, Decobella, Cosentino and more!
Here’s your Decorex Joburg “how-to” on navigating this essential decor and design event!
The Samsung Cooking Theatre
Stirring up the gourmet scene in the most stylish kitchen in Sandton, star chefs will demonstrate the flavour power of select dishes. Live food demos will be staged by a line-up of celeb chefs.
Bright lemony yellow in bold monochrome will beckon you to the Njano eatery created by Cassandra Twala of moea design. The striking scheme is inspired by African beadwork has been vastly scaled up into an over-stated wonderland.
Trend Kitchen by Cosentino
This area gathers everything needed to elevate a kitchen – whether it’s the most creative space in the house or your home’s place of immense comfort. It is realised by Eurofit Kitchens and Cupboards using Cosentino’s slick surfacing products.
KSA Kitchen Trend Project by Franke, PG Bison, MOT, Grass & Salvocorp
Each kitchen company has been challenged to showcase, in a trend-forward way, how melamine’s and laminates can be used to create high-end, sophisticated kitchen aesthetics through the use of colour, texture and material combinations.
“Shop the Look” by George & Mason, exclusive to Takealot
Takealot takes you off your computer screen and into the physical world with this shoppable apartment that blurs the lines between e-commerce and bricks-and-mortar. It’s in-context inspiration for functional, pleasurable living. This space taps into our desire for intimacy and contextual commerce.
Outdoor Retreat by Bloc Outdoor and Creative Stone
A home is always more than just a house. And for those whose homes include gardens, how you shape and design your outside spaces elevates the comfort of your home. The Outdoor Retreat plots the deepening integration of plants into properties.
Bathroom Project by WOMAG
Explore trends in surfaces and fixtures, sanware and taps, decor and accessories and the rise of smart technologies with the intention of exploring the evolution of personal and sanitary comfort.
Expect new furniture designs and pieces from a range of local exhibitors as well as key features steered and commissioned by 100% Design Africa’s Bielle Bellingham, namely, 100% Weave, 100% Chair and 100% Radical Transparency, curated by Lana Fredericks. The latter received the Best Stand award at Decorex Cape Town, for transporting the viewer into a highly edited, inspiring world of artisanal glass.
Let There Be Light by Lighting Warehouse
SA’s leading independent lighting retailer. This installation will showcase their latest range of top-quality lighting sourced locally and from around the globe. They offer the best value for money on guaranteed lighting solutions and strive to provide the best advice for your lighting requirements to help you light up your world.
The Garage of the Future Imagine being welcomed by a cladded tunnel formed in engineered materials by Cosentino and Plascon on trend paint colours, driving over Quartz Carpet and as you park are greeted by an aesthetic colour palette incapsulating the mood of modern living. The garage is not just for your car anymore. It is becoming a vehicle showcase and experience zone, replete with designer seating – a lounging area by Donald Nxumalo Interior Design, is heaven for metalheads. Leading automotive design is included, and the new Audi e-tron will be on display – the next level electric car.
Surface Bar by Sapien Stone and Pro Quartz featuring Spier
A showcase of the latest state-of-the-art, luxurious decorative surfaces, ﬁttings and trimmings catered speciﬁcally for the corporate, hospitality and residential decor markets.
On Point Palettes
Find out what colours will be trending for interiors and exteriors of homes, hotels or hospitals. Annually, Plascon develops forward-thinking palettes that captures the zeitgeist. For forecasts of colourways and clever combinations designed to create freshness. You’ll be able to choose the colours you love and buy tester pots.
Two insightful presentations will take place on 29 and 30 July as follows:-
The Summit, presented by ASUS
Decorex Africa has long traded in inspiration. The newly launched Summit, is a platform for sharing and connection to serve the local design community. Hosted over one day; the Summit features a lineup of African and international designers who will share their perspectives on the ways in which we Reimagine. A Summit ticket also gives you access to the show. Don’t miss the keynote presentation by IKEA’s research lab.
Date: Friday 29 July 2022 Time: 09H00 to 16H00 Venue: Sandton Convention Centre
Trend Day presented by Cosentino
This insightful, CPD-accredited trend briefing with two of South Africa’s leading authorities – Decorex Africa’s creative director, Bielle Bellingham and architectural curator, Theo Bothma – incorporates a guided tour of the exhibition. A ticket includes the talk with access to the show, and refreshments afterwards.
Date: Saturday 30 July 2022 Time: 09H00 to 11H00 Venue: VIP Lounge, Sandton Convention Centre
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