Decorex Joburg 2013 – Where Design Grows

The countdown has begun to Africa’s premier décor, design and lifestyle exhibition. Decorex Joburg takes place from the 7th to 11th of August and there’s a feast of ideas and inspiration in store for this year’s visitors.


This year marks the 20th anniversary of Decorex Joburg which will see organisers and exhibitors celebrate the occasion in style. Look out for an installation curated by Laurence Brick Creative Direction will take visitors through the design journey of Decorex Joburg over the past 20 years.


In addition to the comprehensive collection of home décor solutions, world-class kitchens and bathrooms as well enchanting garden ideas, Decorex Joburg will showcase the style and talents of some of the city’s leading designers and creatives.


“As we celebrate Decorex Joburg’s 20th birthday, our team will focus on how we and our exhibitors can continue to grow the design industry in South Africa,” says Sian Steyn, General Manager of Events and Exhibitions at Decorex SA.


One of the most popular features of Decorex Joburg is the annual unveiling of the Plascon colour forecast for the year ahead. And this year’s Plascon installation promises to bring paint applications to life as never before. This look at the colours of 2014 is the ideal update of lifestyle and décor trends and sets the tone for what many designers and decorators will be doing in the year ahead.


As is customary at Decorex Joburg, there is always plenty to eat and drink as well: in addition to the show’s famous foodie pavilion, District Delicious, The Graham Beck Wine Bar by Wetherlys is the perfect place to relax over bubbly and sushi. The Tea Room by Concreate will be a blissful pop up restaurant using creative walling and flooring for modern living, with fabric executions by Home Fabrics as well as a designer cake competition to further celebrate Decorex Joburg’s 20th birthday.


Look out for tasty brandy cocktails and single servings of brandy options combined with contemporary steel furniture and tapas snacks at the KWV Brandy Cellar. The RAW-licious Café is the trendy place to go for organic offerings. The Fresh Food Market will offer a variety of refreshments including gourmet boeries and wraps, stir-fries and heartwarming curry. The Global Traveler Lounge will showcase on-trend nomadic décor ideas in an elegant setting with an international flavor.


Decorex Joburg details:

7th – 11th August 2013 (Friday 9th August is a public holiday – Woman’s Day)

Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand

Times: 10am – 6pm

Tickets: Adults R85, Students/Pensioners R75, Children U12 R10


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