Africa’s premier décor and design exhibition, Decorex, returns to Cape Town once again this year, offering a creative showcase of the very latest décor and lifestyle trends. This year’s theme “The Home of Great Ideas” promises visitors a wealth of inspiration in everything from fabrics, furnishings and decorative accessories to bold new innovations in the kitchen, bathroom and home DIY categories. There is also an exciting line-up of exclusive Decorex features in store, incorporating the city’s leading designers and trend-setters.When it comes to staying ahead of the curve, Plascon’s latest paint trends perfectly reflect changing lifestyles. As per previous years, Plascon’s 2015 Colour Palette will be launched to the Cape Town market at Decorex 2015.The paint giant, which is co-headline sponsor of Decorex SA with Caesarstone, is set to shed its invaluable insight into the hottest hues and coolest combos which lie ahead. Plus, ideas for using funky new paint techniques that are making a big splash in 2015. Caesarstone, South Africa’s leading manufacturer and supplier of engineered stone surfaces, will also be showcasing at Decorex 2015, highlighting the latest in kitchen surface design and technology. The transitional industrial design kitchen, which will be on show, was inspired by the Caesarstone exhibit in Milan last year where its unusual length and cut-out assembly design was appraised by hundreds. Caesarstone’s stand will boast an industrial feel, inspired by the colours of concrete, acting as the ideal platform for the company’s new muted colour additions. The Private Property Trend House, sponsored by the country’s definitive online property resource, and dressed by three of Cape Town’s top designers is gearing up to be the ultimate showstopper. With an interactive house-scape comprising a bedroom, a fully fitted en-suite bathroom and kitchen, and an open-plan lounge and dining room leading onto a home office and patio, the installation presents the ultimate walk-through design experience. Property experts will also be on the scene to supply visitors with the very latest market-related facts and figures and offer hands-on advice for finding their dream homes. This year’s Decorex Designer Spotlight showcase features Woodstock-based designer Sarah Ord, who will introduce her trademark of quirky-eclectic, colour-saturated design style in a vivacious installation decorated in the very latest products from the stylish Home Fabrics range of materials and wallpapers. 2015’s biggest kitchen trends, not to mention the very latest state-of-the-art products and appliances, will be on display in the Franke Make it Wonderful Kitchen Design Project, sponsored by one of the world’s leading kitchen-systems suppliers. Here, Cape Town’s top kitchen designers will create four inimitable kitchens, giving practical application to new directions in ergonomics, greening, space efficiency and more. Experience all this and so much more at Decorex Cape Town 2015, from the 24th to the 27th of April. MORE INFO: Time: 10am-7pm daily (6pm on Monday) Ticket prices: R80 for adults; R70 for trade, pensioners & scholars; R15 for kids under 12 Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre Visit: www.decorex.co.za
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