100% Design South Africa + Decorex: What To Look Forward To

WORDS Michaela Stehr IMAGES courtesy of 100% Design South Africa

Expect the best in both local and international design at 100% Design South Africa, running alongside Decorex, set to take place from 6 to 10 August 2015 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Joburg.

What to look forward to:

  • 100% Colour, in association with Plascon, portraying how colour is a vital part of the design process.
  • 100 Beautiful Things, in association with VISI is an exhibition carefully curated by Cathy O’Clery, displaying 100 top designs made in South Africa during 2015.
  • 100% Upliftment will exhibit work from Cape Town’s Art in The Forest ceramic studio. Pieces sold will fund clay workshops for underprivileged children.
  • Workspace trends from Europe will be revealed by the headline sponsor of 100% Design, Dauphin HumanDesign® Group.
  • 100% Talent will showcase emerging local designers selected by the 100% Design team.
  • The theme for Decorex Joburg this year is “The Home of Great Ideas,” featuring over 700 decorators, designers, furniture suppliers, kitchen manufacturers and paint specialists.
  • This year’s Feature Designer is Renée Rossouw, known for her bold and colourful graphic patterns applied to furniture and wallpaper designs. She will be showcasing a brand new portfolio of designs and products.
  • The Spice Route Bar by Mia Widlake is the perfect setting for a glass of wine and networking.
  • Geberit will be also be exhibiting at Decorex, where they will be introducing Keramag, a new brand in their stable.

100% Design South Africa will run alongside Decorex Joburg from Thursday 6 August until Monday 10 August 2015. It will cost you R100 to get in to Decorex and 100% Design South Africa. It’s R85 for students and pensioners and R15 for children under twelve.

For more information, visit 100percentdesign.co.za.