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30 Jul 2020
Duravit online CPD training

Duravit as a company operates in more than 130 countries worldwide and stands for innovations in the fields of signature…

Duravit online CPD training

Duravit as a company operates in more than 130 countries worldwide and stands for innovations in the fields of signature design, the intelligent use of technology and premium quality. In cooperation with high-profile international designers such as Philippe Starck, Phoenix Design, sieger design and Cecilie Manz, the company develops comfortable…

28 Jul 2020
Preservative treated wood – a sustainable choice

A construction material provided and renewable by nature, with predictable performance, that captures carbon from the atmosphere and locks it…

Preservative treated wood – a sustainable choice

A construction material provided and renewable by nature, with predictable performance, that captures carbon from the atmosphere and locks it away for decades, with low energy demand and a feel-good appeal appreciated by almost everyone – that’s treated wood. Wood is part of the bioeconomy, can be sourced responsibly, is…

28 Jul 2020
Duravit’s ME by Starck range puts the spotlight on individuality

Minimalist design is the art of focusing on the essentials. It is the ability to lend a sensuous essence to…

Duravit’s ME by Starck range puts the spotlight on individuality

Minimalist design is the art of focusing on the essentials. It is the ability to lend a sensuous essence to elementary items while placing the individual and their sense of style at the focal point. It is a challenge that calls for Philippe Starck. With his new ME by Starck…

28 Jul 2020
Italtile Trend Talk

Throughout the Italtile year, ongoing staff training includes regular interior design seminars run by Melanie Ewing, founder and CEO of…

Italtile Trend Talk

Throughout the Italtile year, ongoing staff training includes regular interior design seminars run by Melanie Ewing, founder and CEO of Chapters Design Academy. In the first quarter of 2020, Italtile consultants from Cape Town, Pretoria, Nelspruit and Umhlanga joined their Johannesburg colleagues for an intensive three-day design course that focused…

28 Jul 2020
Sustainability a key driver in the future of architecture and design in South Africa

Buildings are crucial to the well-being of people, and designers and architects have the responsibility to ensure that sustainable solutions…

Sustainability a key driver in the future of architecture and design in South Africa

Buildings are crucial to the well-being of people, and designers and architects have the responsibility to ensure that sustainable solutions are placed at the forefront of any potential new project. This is the view of SAIA president, Dr Luyanda Mpahlwa, who was a keynote speaker in the inaugural AfriSam SAIA…

28 Jul 2020
Fighting the fire

“I want you to act as if the house is on fire, because it is”. Greta Thunberg Love her or…

Fighting the fire

“I want you to act as if the house is on fire, because it is”. Greta Thunberg Love her or loathe her, one could not help but get chills when the teenage activist said these words at the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2019. Is the house really on…

27 Jul 2020
ARRCC awarded interior design firm of the year – South Africa

ARRCC, acclaimed South African studio specialising in interior architecture, interior design and décor, has been awarded Interior Design Firm of the Year…

ARRCC awarded interior design firm of the year – South Africa

ARRCC, acclaimed South African studio specialising in interior architecture, interior design and décor, has been awarded Interior Design Firm of the Year – South Africa, in the Luxury Travel Guide Global Awards 2020. The Luxury Travel Awards (LTG) recognise and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the affluent travel and tourism industry.…

27 Jul 2020
Earning points under lockdown

As was the case with most companies, lockdown measures have had an effect on hansgrohe’s day-to-day operations. But National Training Manager, Tiaan…

Earning points under lockdown

As was the case with most companies, lockdown measures have had an effect on hansgrohe’s day-to-day operations. But National Training Manager, Tiaan Pienaar, has not let that stand in the way of helping tradespeople and architects rack up the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points they need to stay ahead in their businesses.…

27 Jul 2020
Wine and design

Architect Julia Gaiduk has transformed Quoin Rock Wine Estate into one of the most masterful architectural undertakings in the Cape…

Wine and design

Architect Julia Gaiduk has transformed Quoin Rock Wine Estate into one of the most masterful architectural undertakings in the Cape Winelands. The family-owned Stellenbosch estate has recently reopened after two years of reconstruction. This reinvention lies in the seamless blend of exterior landscape with magnificent interior space. Symbolism was a driving force…

24 Jul 2020
CPD masterclass on healthy-building design

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

CPD masterclass on healthy-building design

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. “Predictions are that we will definitely see more large-scale outbreaks of epidemics in future. This is therefore something well worth paying careful attention to,” cautions…