Innovative design and new products take top honours at Decorex Cape Town
29 April 2013
Alayne Reesberg of WDC2014 meets the Decorex SA team: From left to right - Thebe Exhibitions and Projects MD Carol Weaving | CEO of World Design Capital 2014, Alayne Reesberg | Decorex SA GM of events and exhibitions, Sian Steyn | and GM of sales at Decorex SA, Angela Chatfield. (Photo by Jurie Senekal)

An innovative approach to security by Trellidor, world-class retro-inspired décor by Stefan Frylinck at Space for Life and cutting edge design at f.g. frameless glass took top honours at the Decorex Cape Town exhibitor awards.

Decorex Cape Town took place at the CTICC over Freedom Day weekend – marking 15 successful years of inspiring visitors as the finest décor, design and lifestyle exhibition in South Africa.

The winning stand by Trellidor (Photo by Jurie Senekal)

World Design Capital 2014 chief Alayne Reesburg was the guest speaker at the awards evening and she called on all members of the Decorex Cape Town community to embrace the World Design Capital by submitting projects for inclusion on the calendar. She also applauded the Cape Town décor community for having made it through tough recessionary times.

Decorex SA, Africa’s largest décor, design and lifestyle exhibition, recently announced its support for WDC 2014 and was proud to host the launch of the Design Scout facebook app at Decorex Cape Town 2013.

The winner in the best décor category, Stefan Frylinck for Space for Life (Photo by Jurie Senekal)

Sian Steyn, general manager of events and exhibitions at Decorex SA, said the quality of exhibitor stands at Decorex Cape Town had exceeded all expectations.

“Cape Town constantly surprises and delights us – this is definitely the décor and design hub of South Africa.”

The best eco-friendly stand by Cocomosaic (Photo by Jurie Senekal)

The other winning stands at Decorex Cape Town were:

  • Classic Trading for the best stand in the kitchen and bathroom section
  • Cape Crete for best small stand
  • Cocomosaic for the most eco-friendly stand
  • The Eastern Cape Development Corporation for the best interactive stand
  • F3/Palazzo Paradyne for the best newcomer
  • Design Times and Kraftisan for collaborating on the most innovative product
  • T&Co took the Plascon award for the best use of colour

Awards of excellence were given to:

  • Caesarstone
  • Rug Revolucion
  • Adriaan Lochner for his stand and the exquisite Delft tearoom
  • Homewood
  • Niemann SA laminated boards and accessories
  • Hisense appliances
  • Colonial House Interiors in the Volvo #MADEFORYOU designer pods
  • Belgotex floorcoverings
  • Forest Flooring
  • Supertrax blinds and other window coverings
  • Engadini Landscaping

The judges this year were interior designers Bobby Breen and Jayne Wunder, and kitchen industry veteran Jeff Wittels.

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Decorex Cape Town forms part of the Decorex SA portfolio and is owned by the Thebe Exhibitions & Projects Group.

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