Take an Instawalk of #DesignJoburg (now on!)

A visually appealing space is like food for my soul. There is something about a uniquely designed room that just appeals to me. And yesterday, I had the opportunity to visit Design Joburg featuring Rooms On View. It is a feast for the senses for anyone in need of aesthetic inspiration.

I’m about to take you on an #Instawalk of the show & have chosen some of my favourite parts of #designjoburg through Instagram posts. Please let me know if ysour picture is here & you are not happy for it to be featured, then I will happily remove it.

#designjoburg #jvrarchitects #TheSampleLibrary #generationstore

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The team followed a unique & pioneering approach of creating collaborative roomsets & incorporating Rooms on View into the Design Joburg. Under the direction of leading architects & designers, each stand showcases the latest trends with creativity & originality at their core. True design magic happens here as the best-of-the-best come together.

The creative team behind Design Joburg is Andrea Kleinloog & Megan Hesse, co-owners of Anatomy Design & HK Studio explain: “Collaboration is an integral part of Design Joburg & we’re underscoring this with curated feature exhibits that will bring together leading architects & interior designers with top drawer brands, local artisans & suppliers.”

Their vision with the show was to create an experience, rather than an exhibition. A space where people will ‘feel it’.

It is all about reminding people about the beauty & joy of life. Such a welcome concept in these crazy times that we live in, right? Andrea is very vocal about coming to a halt & remembering why you do the things you love: “Don’t loose the joy. Don’t just do [your job] for the sake of getting it done.” Their wish is that people will walk through Design Joburg & feel inspired again.

#designjoburg lovely to visit the show today and see our benches used for display at #evolution_product

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And what will any gorgeous room be without some bubbly (or a bubbly popsicle if you prefer), which makes ‘Haute Cabriere Home of Pierre Jourdan’ SA’s premier Cap Classique & wine brand, the perfect Associate Sponsor of the inaugural show.


David Krynauw: I will never ever grow tired of his work & the stand is in itself a magnificent artwork. Incidentally: am so in love with his Joburg Stoel 6 & Joburg Stoel 9.

The Weylandts RAW REFINED stand is truly amazing. The concept of “Nature vs man-made” is unique & inspiring.

Incredible design at #DesignJoburg. How beautiful is this stand by @weylandtshome?

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#TheSampleLibrary with JVR Architects welcomes you with the amazing scent of cedar. The stand is a combination of gorgeous custom-designed pieces & hand cut pieces of solid oak forest flooring.

#designjoburg #jvrarchitects #TheSampleLibrary #generationstore

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A unique aesthetic awaits you at The Hertex Roomset in collaboration with Donald Nxumalo.  The inspiration? Mali. With unique textures, patters & colours of sand dunes. I am also in love with the gorgeous screens used as ‘walls’.

Such an exciting day at Joburg Design today 😁#handknitted #handmadeinsa #handmade #designjoburg2017 #interiordesign

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The only sad part about Design Joburg is that all these gorgeous rooms will be gone by tomorrow night, so book your tickets (priced: R80 – R100) over here. The show is open today from 10am – 6pm & tomorrow (Sunday, 14 May 2017) from 10am – 5pm at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. 

One last thing: the traffic & parking around the convention centre can really be a pain, so my advise is to get an UBER – that way you can also sip on as many glasses of bubbly as you please!

Yolandi ♥

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