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Decorex Cape Town 2010

Decorex Cape Town 2010 brings a breath of fresh air to the world of interiors: aired in softness and beauty and energised for a new start. Immersed in leading edge design, Decorex Cape Town brings together the most exquisite collection of design icons and rising stars. The multi-award winning show now enters its 12th year with the latest directions in design and décor, the high-end, the handmade and pure inspiration. A hotbed of captivating new shapes and forms, the trend-setting exhibition also offers an abundance of unique accent pieces – from modern collectibles and signature pieces to the kitchen sink.

Highlights

Conversations on Architecture: Sponsored by CaesarStone and hosted by Les Aupiais, Cape Town’s architects and interior design professionals flock to this annual trade highlight which sheds light on the shape of the built future. International speaker and celebrated Los Angeles-based architectural designer, John M. Sofio (President of Built, Inc.) joins the brilliant cast of local speakers sharing their vision and debating new directions.

DIY Décor: This on-trend addition reflects the upsurge in home renovation and edgy DIY, ranging from mosaic work to funky sewing and contemporary paint techniques. Attend how-to workshops in the DIY Theatre hosted by DIY celeb Aidan Bennetts.

Enchanting colour with Plascon: Plascon’s passion for paint and gorgeously livable colours in their trend-setting Colour Forecast inspires and delights. Revel in the richness of Plascon’s 2010 Colour Palette celebrating Africa and be one of the first to get your hands on the new version of Plascon’s popular magazine ‘Plascon SPACES’.

The finest in finishes: Define, uplift and refine with the finest in finishes. From floors, walls and surfaces to the brightest updates in lighting and window treatments, this pavilion is dedicated to the all-important final touches.

Cutting edge kitchens and bathrooms: A luxury line-up of the coolest curves, crisp lines and floating forms. From magnificent marble to quintessential quartz, bath tubs, appliances and stunning stoves, the on-trend displays of fresh product ranges will lead the way to your own statement kitchen and bathroom.

The Pick ‘n Pay Living green pavilion: Decorex SA treads lightly with a greener footprint for a better world, matching eco-caring and ethics with aesthetics. The Living green pavilion will feature a range of greening products and planet-saving inventiveness, green homeware and how-to talks.

Alluring room settings: Spot inspiring ways to add impact, value and style to your space with this forward-looking collection of high end exhibitors – from established design icons to new names, fabric houses to retailers, captivating roomscapes and new reveals.

South African Handmade Collection: This dti-initiative is a window to the heartfelt and the handmade. Handmade design craft is shaped into contemporary form that represents the highest quality, design led, environmentally friendly South African craft products, conforming to fair trade practices.

Mingle and refresh: DStv, Young Cherry’s Designing and Villiera entice visitors to meet up with fellow trend-spotters at the many beautifully decorated eateries and bars. Get the latest on stylish viewing at the chic DStv lounge, indulge in chocolate fantasies at the Love Chocolate lounge by Young Cherry’s Designing or enjoy a glass of bubbly at the Villiera Wines Cap Classique bar.

Fact file

Decorex Cape Town
Dates: April 23-26
Trade day: April 23
Venue: CTICC, Cape Town
Website: www.decorex.co.za

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