• Cobra launches revolutionary virtual showroom

    conic brand, Cobra has become one of the first companies in the South African sanitaryware industry to set up a virtual showroom, which means that you will soon be able to experience all of Cobra’s products from the comfort of your home.

  • Façade Cladding – More than meets the eye

    The aesthetic appeal and individuality of a building is determined by a unique façade which has the ability to translate design intent into striking reality. Few construction methods achieve this better than façade cladding.

    25 Mar 2021
    Lanseria Smart City unlikely to make a big splash in SA’s urban landscape

    In his State of the Nation Address on 13 February, President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that the proposed Lanseria Smart City…

    Lanseria Smart City unlikely to make a big splash in SA’s urban landscape

    In his State of the Nation Address on 13 February, President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that the proposed Lanseria Smart City “is now a reality in the making”, with the draft masterplan completed in November 2020 out for public comment. With South African cities and towns fast deteriorating at an infrastructure…

    25 Mar 2021
    Smart cities promote best practice in urban sustainability

    A ‘smart city’ is much more than a city that is digitally enabled and brimming with technology. It is a…

    Smart cities promote best practice in urban sustainability

    A ‘smart city’ is much more than a city that is digitally enabled and brimming with technology. It is a city that leverages innovation to achieve its desired outcomes – and here innovation does not necessarily mean only technology. This is the view of Carshif Talip, Expertise Leader, Urban Planning…

    24 Mar 2021
    Pratliperl® revolutionises eco construction industry

    Energy efficiency in the construction industry is more important than ever due to load-shedding and the rising cost of electricity.…

    Pratliperl® revolutionises eco construction industry

    Energy efficiency in the construction industry is more important than ever due to load-shedding and the rising cost of electricity. The thermal insulation of a two-leaf (220 mm) brick wall can be doubled, for example, by simply plastering the inside and outside with Pratley’s Pratliperl®. Pratliperl® is derived from a volcanic…

    23 Mar 2021
    Sunridge brings the Borras brand to South Africa

    Sunridge Importers and Wholesalers, the distributing agent for a range of plumbing and hardware wholesale industry products, has secured the agency…

    Sunridge brings the Borras brand to South Africa

    Sunridge Importers and Wholesalers, the distributing agent for a range of plumbing and hardware wholesale industry products, has secured the agency and exclusive distribution rights for the Borras brand of taps and mixers in South Africa and neighbouring territories. Sunridge’s existing products include Rifeng, a patented multi-layered piping system produced in…

    22 Mar 2021
    Ceramic Industries is the proud developer of EcoTec

    Ceramic Industries has been committed to sustainable innovation for more than 40 years, finding smarter, ecologically responsible ways to produce Proudly…

    Ceramic Industries is the proud developer of EcoTec

    Ceramic Industries has been committed to sustainable innovation for more than 40 years, finding smarter, ecologically responsible ways to produce Proudly South African, fashionable products. Doing so helps them live up to their vision of supporting every South African’s right to a beautiful home. At the beginning of 2020, Ceramic Industries set themselves…

    21 Mar 2021
    Personalised Design Just Got A Whole Lot Better

    hansgrohe has introduced a new trendsetting range that takes their most popular lines of luxury bathroom and kitchen products to a…

    Personalised Design Just Got A Whole Lot Better

    hansgrohe has introduced a new trendsetting range that takes their most popular lines of luxury bathroom and kitchen products to a whole new level. The FinishPlus range features a selection of unmistakeably elegant surface designs that bring affordable customisation into your home, allowing you to embrace your personal style and bring…

    16 Mar 2021
    Concealed Fix Sheeting – Saflok 410 surpasses expectations every time

    Safintra’s Saflok 410 concealed fix profile continues to outperform the rest of the field thanks to its highly engineered clipping…

    Concealed Fix Sheeting – Saflok 410 surpasses expectations every time

    Safintra’s Saflok 410 concealed fix profile continues to outperform the rest of the field thanks to its highly engineered clipping system and its aggressive geometrical design. These are both critical attributes in terms of roof hold down capability when faced with the most testing conditions. Concealed fix roofing has maintained…

    11 Mar 2021
    Dormakaba Access Control Ushers In Retail Value For Merchants

    Leading global provider of access control and security solutions dormakaba South Africa is the specialist services provider behind the latest in cutting-edge…

    Dormakaba Access Control Ushers In Retail Value For Merchants

    Leading global provider of access control and security solutions dormakaba South Africa is the specialist services provider behind the latest in cutting-edge technology to help retailers protect their livelihoods. In addition to a wealth of years’ experience in the market, the company also boasts and distinguished portfolio of products that cover every…

    11 Mar 2021
    Warm Mineral Office Flooring Reminiscent Of Home Bases

    Dolomite, a new carpet tile collection for the commercial workplace inspired by warm mineral colours to remind office workers of…

    Warm Mineral Office Flooring Reminiscent Of Home Bases

    Dolomite, a new carpet tile collection for the commercial workplace inspired by warm mineral colours to remind office workers of their home offices, has been launched by Interface, one of the world’s largest producers of modular flooring. The new range, which innovatively employs carpet tile in a broadloom fashion, is…

    10 Mar 2021
    Duram’s Habitat Colour Collection – 90 Inspired Paint Colours

    Duram’s new Habitat Colour Collection offers a sophisticated and contemporary palette featuring beautifully balanced and harmonious tones. The Habitat Colour…

    Duram’s Habitat Colour Collection – 90 Inspired Paint Colours

    Duram’s new Habitat Colour Collection offers a sophisticated and contemporary palette featuring beautifully balanced and harmonious tones. The Habitat Colour Collection consists of 90 paint colours, ranging from subtle earthbound neutrals to dark inky hues, all evoking the landscapes and unique flora and fauna our country has to offer. The…

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    09 Sep 2020
    Dulux Unearths Courage as the 2021 Colour of the Year

    Dulux, manufactured by AkzoNobel, this week launched its Colour FuturesTM 2021 palettes to set the tone for the year ahead. After…

    Dulux Unearths Courage as the 2021 Colour of the Year

    Dulux, manufactured by AkzoNobel, this week launched its Colour FuturesTM 2021 palettes to set the tone for the year ahead. After extensive trend research by AkzoNobel and external experts around the world, Brave Ground has been revealed by AkzoNobel’s Colour FuturesTM – as the Colour of the Year for 2021. The colour…

    21 Aug 2020
    The Condensed Suburb

    Prior to the discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand in 1886, the Johannesburg suburb of Melrose was part of one of the…

    The Condensed Suburb

    Prior to the discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand in 1886, the Johannesburg suburb of Melrose was part of one of the original farms that made up the city. The suburb had its beginning when one of the original randlords bought land in the north of Johannesburg in 1893. He built his home there…

    26 Mar 2020
    5 000 Designs To Make Construction More Sustainable

    The 6th International LafargeHolcim Awards for projects and visions in sustainable construction attracted almost 5,000 entries by authors in 121…

    5 000 Designs To Make Construction More Sustainable

    The 6th International LafargeHolcim Awards for projects and visions in sustainable construction attracted almost 5,000 entries by authors in 121 countries. More than 40% of the projects were submitted in the Next Generation category for students and professionals up to 30 years of age.

    23 Mar 2020
    Co-working Office Supports Local Design

      By some estimates South Africa’s cultural and creative industries contribute around R63 billion per year to the economy (approximately 1.7%…

    Co-working Office Supports Local Design

      By some estimates South Africa’s cultural and creative industries contribute around R63 billion per year to the economy (approximately 1.7% of total GDP). South African born co-working office space provider Workshop17 believes that the rapidly growing flexible office industry can do more to support the local creative economy.


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