SAHO - Suppliers Guide Oct 2021

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SUPPLIERS GUIDE 2021

Whether you’re embarking on a new build or just looking to take your home to the next level, these are the décor and design experts to have on hand from start to finish.

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PLANNING YOUR HOME

THE BUILD

SETTLING IN

TAKING IT OUTSIDE

Meet the architects, contractors and home security experts to get you started and lay a solid foundation for a successful build or renovation.

Every home needs good bones, and that’s where the advice and workmanship from kitchen, bathroom, flooring, hardware and home security specialists comes in.

No detail is too small when it comes to transforming your house into a home. These are the experts in furniture, fireplaces, window and wall treatments to guide you.

Maximise your indoor/ outdoor experience, and create a great first impression in the process, with the best in paint, pool covers and paving.


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ARTÉ ARCHITECTS

BNC TECHNOLOGY

Arté Architects is an industry leader in design technology, and can effortlessly transform a flat design on paper into a sensory experience where one can walk through a house in 3D via virtual reality. This development has greatly improved communication, not only from the client’s experience, but also from a construction team’s perspective. Having 3D information on hand saves time and greatly eliminates misunderstandings. Arté Architects immerses its clients in still 3D renderings, videos and a virtual reality experience as part of its service.

BNC Technology is passionate about people, taking the time to listen and understand the uniqueness of each client’s lifestyle requirements. Built on a commitment to design with superior excellence, BNC Technology facilitates an enhanced lifestyle by automating and simplifying almost every part of the client’s reality. Solutions include home cinemas, home automation, outdoor entertainment and integrated security. BNC Technology manages the process every step of the way from interior design and technical conceptualisation to calibration of audio-visual equipment, personalised integration and on-site installation.

CONTACT: 066 499 8645 info@arte.co.za www.arte.co.za

CONTACT: 011 023 7662 admin@bnctechnology.co.za www.bnctechnology.co.za

CONTROL4 HOME AUTOMATION

HANDS ON LIFTS

Forgot to close the garage door? Control4 will handle it for you before you even notice. An intelligent home always keeps you in the know. Stay informed and in control of everything happening in and around your home. With one touch, dim the lights, lock the doors, arm the security system or check in on your place, wherever you are. Visit Control4’s smart home showrooms in Johannesburg or Cape Town or book a virtual tour so real it’s as if you are there and #C4Yourself. CONTACT: 011 781 8887 info@control4.co.za www.control4.co.za 170 OCTOBER 2021

Hands On Lifts is a specialist in the elevator industry with over 20 years of experience. The company supplies and installs elevators for residential, commercial and industrial purposes. Hands on Lifts aims to promote convenient accessibility for all by offering the “Hands On” experience for its customers. With the extensive building developments across the country currently, there is a high demand for the wide range of products offered by Hands On Lifts. CONTACT: 011 918 7060 cameron@handsonlifts.co.za www.handsonlifts.co.za


SECTION 1 JACOBOTHA ARCHITECTS The work of JacoBotha Architects spans a range of scales and typologies, where each project is a unique response to site and programme. The manipulation of mass, volume, proportion, surface, junction, geometry, rhythm and light forms the basis of the architectural firm’s interventions. JacoBotha Architects aspires to create provocative, contemporary and human-oriented spaces with a high degree of tactility and comfort. Project responses have a distinctive clarity which is strongly rooted in diagram and its reference to place.

JK DESIGNS JK Designs is an architectural firm and interior design studio that challenges the mundane and motivates emotive design through dedicated client relationships, harmonious integration of technologies, and distinct, unique visions. The studio’s legacy is to create iconic designs that transcend boundaries and transform the design landscape around us. JK Designs offers a range of architectural, interior design and project management services that enable the handling of a project from concept through to close-out.

CONTACT: 021 180 2546 info@jacobotha.com www.jacobotha.com

CONTACT: 012 809 1517 info@jkdesigns.co.za www.jkdesigns.co.za

JOHN MCKENZIE ARCHITECTURE

LUTRON SHADE & LIGHTING SOLUTIONS

Specialising in residential architecture, John McKenzie Architecture endeavours to create unique and exclusive designs for its clients, whether transforming an existing structure or creating a new masterpiece. As a 15-year-old practice and with owner and designer John McKenzie’s 28 years of industry experience, the firm can guide you through the process, from the design and concept phase through to tendering, administering the building contractor and selecting the right finishes to create your dream home.

Lutron offers a comprehensive automated solution that ensures energy saving and comfort control for light, shade, and temperature, as well as intelligent building integration for all properties across the globe. Create the perfect atmosphere for entertaining friends with light and shade control at your fingertips, or watch your favourite movie without glare using Lutron’s whisper quiet window treatment solutions. Lutron offers one of the quietest shading solutions in the industry, with modern design for style.

CONTACT: 083 259 1419 john@jmarchitecture.co.za www.jmarchitecture.co.za

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FOR DOORS UP TO 8500MM WIDE

ABSOLUTE DOORS Absolute Doors takes pride in adding absolute value to your home. The company offers everything from classic wooden doors to its Prestige Sandpaper Finish Absosteel range (now available in black) and aluminium garage doors as well as Absolift motors. Absolute Doors relies on 20 years’ worth of experience in the garage door industry to bring you the best in style, safety and user-friendly designs. The company’s products are tried and tested, and all have comprehensive, unconditional, no-nonsense guarantees for absolute peace of mind. CONTACT: 012 803 8348 absolutedoor@mweb.co.za www.absolutedoors.co.za

MYPLACE

ARTÉ CONSTRUCTION

Everyone looks for magic and ease. How we find that is changing. Technology is reshaping our lives, dramatically changing the way we work, play, and thrive, but more importantly, the way we live. MyPlace is a small team, trying to make a difference. Wanting to make an impact and contribute to positive change, MyPlace wants to make living simpler and better. MyPlace by Advantage Air – simple, reliable and luxury smart home solutions.

Arté Construction has made an amazing impact on the building industry by offering its clients a comprehensive experience. The firm prides itself on communicating difficult details in 3D and achieving completion on-site. Its teams are currently well established along the Garden Route and in Gauteng and Limpopo, and the firm strives to provide its clients with an honest and professional service. Highly skilled in every aspect of the building project, Arté Construction can execute on time and in budget with no uncertainties of the outcome.

CONTACT: 011 201 0600 myplace@advantageair.co.za www.myplaceafrica.co.za

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CONTACT: 066 499 8645 info@arte.co.za www.arte.co.za


SECTION 2 ARTMAR NATURAL STONE Artmar Natural Stone is one of South Africa’s largest stockholders that retails and wholesales tiles, slabs, countertops, cladding and mosaics in all-natural stone. The company offers personalised service with 16 years of experience. Artmar Natural Stone has representation locally and internationally, in Australia and Turkey. With marble quarries in Turkey, the company understands the complete process from nature to your home, sourcing from four continents and 10 countries to bring you unique products that are affordable and of fine quality.

Furniture should look good, be practical and last a long time. Austrian manufacturer Blum produces award-winning innovative furniture fittings, top quality motion systems and space optimising solutions for cabinetry. Blum’s wellthought-out solutions support furniture trends and excel in both design and function for a better quality of living. Blum’s years of industry knowledge, since 1952, and ongoing commitment to the manufacture of high-quality hardware guarantees peace of mind.

CONTACT: 011 704 7446 info@artmar.co.za www.artmar.co.za

CONTACT: enquiries.bza@blum.com www.blum.com Instagram: @Blum_SouthAfrica

DECOBELLA

DADOQUARTZ® BATHWARE

Decobella supplies the latest tile trends from leading European tile manufacturers and design houses. The company distributes its products through tile merchants nationwide. Visit Decobella’s website to download the latest catalogue or browse through its extensive tile collection, which includes subway-, terrazzo-, marble- and Moroccan tiles. Scan the QR Code here to download a catalogue. CONTACT: 021 205 6250 info@decobella.co.za www.decobella.co.za

BLUM SOUTH AFRICA

DADOquartz® Bathware brings you contemporary and luxurious bathtubs and basins in the incomparable unique DADOquartz® material. Style and quality guaranteed, some of the finest and purest natural ingredients with a high quartz component are used to manufacture the DADOquartz® material. Find the perfect bathtub for your home in the Sirene and ULIA collections, with a lifetime warranty on all DADOquartz® Bathware products. Your dreamy bathroom awaits. CONTACT: 012 803 9431 support@dadoquartzbathware.com www.dadoquartzbathware.com

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DEZIGN A DOOR

DOUGLAS JONES

Seamlessly bringing together superior quality, design expertise and aesthetic appeal, Dezign A Door specialises in custommade cabinetry to meet its customers’ needs and lifestyle. The company prides itself on being professional, affordable and consistent. From kitchens and bathrooms to built-in cupboards and lifestyle furniture, Dezign A Door’s passion for carpentry is reflected in every cut. For over 20 years the company has pushed boundaries and achieved its customers’ design aspirations effortlessly.

Douglas Jones is an importer of quality mosaic and tile décor products. The products are sourced worldwide and mirror the tastes of international interior design studios and architectural firms alike. Douglas Jones focuses on finding unique, trendy and inspiring mosaic and tile décor to bring to the Southern African market. Always keeping abreast of trends and ever-changing needs in the building industry, Douglas Jones has developed the Douglas Jones MOSAIC FIX that will provide the perfect mosaic installation.

CONTACT: 011 664 7780 info@dezignadoor.co.za www.dezignadoor.co.za

CONTACT: 0861 667 242 info@douglasjones.co.za www.douglasjones.co.za

EUROCASA

FAITSCH PRODUCTS

Founded in South Africa in 1998, Eurocasa has been refining its expertise in design and product development since its inception. This heritage of knowledge and skill is captured in each of Eurocasa’s exclusive projects. The intimate and timeless elegance, as well as the personality of each individual client’s vision, are highly appreciated by top South African architects and designers. Eurocasa is a brand name that represents the design, elegance and perfection of Italian-made products. CONTACT: 011 684 2221 www.eurocasa.co.za melanie@eurocasa.co.za 174 OCTOBER 2021

LUXURY ITALIAN FURNITURE AND KITCHENS / LIKE NO ONE

Faitsch Products supplies and distributes innovative fireplaces and accessories from leading German manufacturers for over 15 years. The Faitsch Products range combines the latest environmental friendly combustion technology with optimum energy usage and safety that’s approved by German institutes. Traditional or modern style, Faitsch Products has it. CONTACT: 086 000 4126 info@faitsch-products.com www.faitsch.com


SECTION 2 FENSTER ALUMINIUM Backed by more than 30 years’ experience in high-end residential fenestration, Fenster Aluminium employs Europe’s premium aluminium systems and manufactures its products locally. With an ever-increasing requirement for energyefficient homes, Fenster provides solutions that surpass building regulations without compromising its customers’ challenging architectural requirements. Home to leading international brands such as Schüco and Alumil, Fenster boasts sophisticated products and complements these with South African technical expertise and flexible service offerings.

FERREIRAS TILE + BATHROOM Ferreiras Tile + Bathroom continues to offer an unrivalled customer experience with knowledgeable staff, exclusive products and innovative solutions. The boutique store in Kramerville, Johannesburg, is worlds apart from the norm, catering for the more discerning taste. The Northriding store displays one of the widest selections of local and imported products from some of the world’s leading designers and quality suppliers. Skilled sales consultants are present at both branches to help customers make the best choice in their floor, wall and décor tiles, taps and sanware selections.

CONTACT: 011 796 5165 www.fenster.co.za

CONTACT: 011 699 3500 info@ferreiras.co.za www.ferreiras.co.za

FINISHING TOUCHES

FRANKE SOUTH AFRICA

Introducing new and practical DIY designer skirting for a timeless and elegant look. Finishing Touches MDF designer skirting is available in an easy-to-install version, with hi-tech industrial double-sided tape or non-adhesive for a glue or silicone application. It’s coated in a water-resistant 3D paper wrap, which is perfect for high-moisture areas too. Finishing Touches is a proudly South African company manufacturing and distributing products throughout the country and surrounds.

At Franke, kitchens are no longer just a food preparation area. The kitchen is the heart of the home where families and friends socially interact with one another, and should be designed with the finest products. For the kitchen, Franke boasts a comprehensive range of beautiful stylish sinks, functional mixers, accessories and waste management products that suit any layout. Its range of bathroom mixers and accessories inspire creativity and design and will turn any bathroom into a sanctuary of relaxation.

CONTACT: 012 664 4825 marketing@finishingtouchessa.co.za www.finishingtouchessa.co.za

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INOVAR FLOOR

GROHE

Inovar Floor has been a leading South African installer and distributor of laminate, solid wood and vinyl flooring for over 23 years, and has outlived its original warranties. Keeping abreast with current design trends and ongoing product development and improvements, Inovar Floor provides a wide range of products, colours and finishes to suit most pockets and tastes. All our floors are SAWLFA (South African wood, laminate and flooring assossiation) approved and accredited. Visit an Inovar Floor franchise to experience the fine quality and diverse product offering.

GROHE is a leading global brand for complete bathroom solutions and kitchen fittings. As an international brand, GROHE pursues the brand values of technology, quality, design and sustainability, seeking to offer the pure joy of water. GROHE products carry the seal of quality – “Made in Germany”. In the past 10 years alone, GROHE has received over 300 design and innovation awards and several top rankings as one of Germany’s most sustainable large brands, confirming the brand’s success. CONTACT: 0861 21 21 21 sales.africa@lixil.co.za grohe.lixil.co.za

CONTACT: info@inovar.co.za inovar.co.za

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ITALTILE Since 1969 when Italtile opened its doors, the company has stood by its motto that living beautifully means to live your best life. It’s with this passion that Italtile continues to deliver a unique brand of services and a luxury experience to its customers. Sourcing from around the globe, Italtile brings some of the finest innovative décor, inspiration, international trends and sustainable eco-chic living. The company offers customers professional design advice and good quality products. CONTACT: 010 271 2272 sales@italtile.co.za www.italtile.co.za 176 OCTOBER 2021

JAX OLEUM Jax Oleum is a single-coat oil-based wood stain. The product is effective and highly durable, with one litre covering up to 50m², and it takes only one coat to colour and protect your wood against water, heat and sunlight. In one application, the colour of any uncoated natural wood product can be changed to one that enhances the grain and transforms the aesthetic. The range can be used inside and outside on wood products and surfaces, and on veneer products. CONTACT: 011 444 7221 info@jaxoleum.co.za www.jaxoleum.co.za


SECTION 2 JEEVES HEATED TOWEL RAILS Jeeves Heated Towel Rails’ products are designed to dry and warm your towels, adding that little bit of luxury to every shower or bath. Manufactured from quality stainless steel, each rail heats evenly and efficiently. The wide range of finishes and styles will suit any bathroom design, from classic to contemporary, and all products come with a standard 25-year guarantee. Banish damp, smelly towels from your life and wrap yourself in warm and toasty comfort.

Trusted and respected Belgian brand Lalegno is the forerunner in sourcing and distributing oak hardwood flooring for the South African market. Lalegno has been tasked with installations at some of the top brands in South Africa. The company prides itself on the European quality finishes it offers its clients globally. Lalegno – engineered hardwood flooring and SPC rigid vinyl flooring. CONTACTS: 021 851 0054 info@lalegno.co.za www.lalegno.co.za

CONTACT: 0861 JEEVES (533837) info@jeeves.co.za www.jeeves.co.za

MEDITERRANEAN BARS

O2 AIRCONDITIOINING

Since 1991, Mediterranean Bars has designed and manufactured custom bars for residential and commercial spaces. Offering the perfect mix of expertise and innovation, the company prides itself on providing designer bars, on par with international trends, for the contemporary home. The bars feature high-end materials to achieve a beautiful end result that’s boastworthy. The company also designs and manufactures a range of cabinetry, from signature coffee tables to plasma TV units and bathroom vanities.

O2 Airconditioning is committed to setting a new standard of excellence across the air conditioning industry. With dedicated in-house teams and hands-on directors, the company delivers a service and products that create lifelong customer relationships. The team’s technical experience is further established with staff who have been with the company for over 18 years and keep up with the latest air conditioning technologies and training programmes. O2 Airconditioning strives to use only environmentally friendly and energy-efficient systems that are designed for optimal efficiency.

CONTACT: 083 691 7639 hester@mediterraneanbars.co.za mediterraneanbars.co.za

Mediterranean Bars (Pty) Ltd

LALEGNO SA

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ON TAP PLUMBING AND BATHROOMS The On Tap brand was established in 1990 with the vision to create a clear, identifiable brand that is synonymous with outstanding service and quality and recognised by the plumbing, bathroom and kitchen retail industries. As a result, the On Tap “fast, friendly and efficient” culture was born. The first franchise opened in Durban in 1996 with great success and there are now many owner-managed outlets operating across South Africa. CONTACT: 033 345 1647 ontap@ontap.co.za www.ontap.co.za

PINNACLE AIRCONDITIONING Pinnacle Airconditioning understands that each client is individual and deserves only the best. By providing systems that allow you to control the temperature in each room using your smartphone, the company ensures the whole family is happy and can come home to the perfect temperature, be it warm or cool. Pinnacle Airconditioning supplies and installs some of the finest energy-efficient climate-control systems, ensuring a world-class experience at global standards. CONTACT: 072 227 0873 andrew@pinnacleair.co.za www.pinnacleair.co.za

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PETER’S METALS Peter’s Metals has produced fine metal artistry, customdesigned and skilfully handcrafted products by using traditional methods of forging rather than casting iron. Consistently delivering beautiful products and great service since its establishment in 1996, Peter’s Metals offers a wide range of world-class wrought iron and brass products. Its bespoke designs can be seen all over the globe in the most exclusive interior design projects, such as the Flamingo Room by Tashas, Saudi Arabia (coming soon). CONTACT: 082 442 8715 info@petersmetals.co.za www.petersmetals.co.za

PROMINENT PAINTS For over 40 years, Prominent Paints has been helping South Africans transform their homes with its paint. From DIY furniture restoration to repainting an entire home inside and out, Prominent Paints has a coating solution for every project and surface. The company understands colour, and its advanced technology can tint every conceivable shade. The quality is guaranteed, and to ensure success, the team provides technical support. Prominent Paints products are available nationwide. To love where you live, choose Prominent Paints for your next project. CONTACT: 0861 77 66 46 customercare@prominentpaints.co.za www.prominentpaints.co.za


SECTION 2 ROLL-UP SERRANDA Roll-Up Serranda is a manufacturer of high-quality custommade galvanised and aluminium roller shutters and domestic and sectional doors, servicing the commercial, industrial and domestic markets for over 70 years. With a network of distributors both locally and across Africa, Roll-Up Serranda offers a versatile and aesthetic product range that provides safety, security and access solutions, including specialised protection against hazards such as fire and hurricane-force winds. Roll-Up Serranda services domestic, sectional and roller shutter doors.

Superior Spa & Bath is a proud member of the NSPI (National Spa and Pool Institute) and has 38 years of experience manufacturing high-quality spas, jetted spa baths, decking, saunas and steam rooms. The company takes pride in providing top-quality products and excellent service. Their spas include unique features such as low running costs, powerful jets and excellent filtration, making them the best spas in South Africa. Superior Spa & Bath has showrooms nationally and also supplies spares and accessories. CONTACT: 011 791 7899 jhbsales@superiorspa.co.za www.superiorspa.co.za

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CONTACT: 0860 765 587 doors@rollup.co.za www.rollup.co.za

SUPERIOR SPA & BATH

SUMMER PLACE SPAS

STEEL LEGENDS

Summer Place Spas is a 52-year-old company specialising in the manufacture and supply of high-end spas and jetted baths. The company manufactures all of the main product components in South Africa, ensuring the continuous supply of spare parts and backup service for years to come. Architects and interior designers specify Summer Place Spas products because they trust the brand that has stayed true to its founder’s simple vision of impeccable quality, reliability and service.

Steel Legends is a young, vibrant and enthusiastic African company that has been built on integrity and reliability. Its objective is to provide some of the finest quality products and excellent service at a competitive and affordable price. This is followed by extensive knowledge through years of experience from the supply and fitting of all balustrade systems and staircases. Steel Legends offers a complete end-to-end service comprising the design, manufacture, supply and installation of balustrades and staircases for domestic and commercial use.

CONTACT: 011 463 7775 sales@summerplace.co.za www.summerplace.co.za

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TILE AFRICA

TILE COLLAGE

With Tile Africa’s wide range of tiles for indoor and outdoor spaces, and a fine selection of some of the best tap, bathroomware and accessory brands, you can achieve the perfect look for your home. Selected stores offer an extended range of floor coverings, including vinyls, laminates and hardwood floors. Tile Africa prides itself on providing tiles, bathroomware and accessories to home owners, contractors, interior designers and specifiers nationwide. “Tile Africa – our home is your home.”

As a tile specialist, Tile Collage not only retails a wide range of tiles, but also offers a personalised service to conceptualise projects with the client. Boasting a highly skilled team experienced in tiles, natural stone, mosaics, laminated wood and vinyl flooring, Tile Collage also stocks an extensive variety of sanitaryware and bathroom accessories. Striving for excellence, the company prides itself on being up to date with international trends, providing the ideal solution to match its customers’ needs.

CONTACT: 011 452 6933 care.karin@tileafrica.co.za www.tileafrica.co.za

CONTACT: 012 111 0055 margaret@tilecollage.co.za www.tilecollage.co.za

TRELLIDOR

WOLKBERG CASTING STUDIOS

Trellidor is a proudly South African company that has been helping home owners transform their houses into homes for over 45 years. Choose Trellidor products for your windows and doors from innovative designs like see-through screens, aluminium louvres, polycarbonate bars and motorised aluminium roller shutters, or opt for traditional security barriers such as aluminium or steel sliding gates that can be fitted to windows. Trellidor has a wide distribution network across the country, ensuring there is a store nearby.

A growing brand in the South African design industry, Wolkberg Casting Studios specialises in industrial design and new product development. Priding itself on innovative and creative product solutions, the studio’s range extends from handmade tiles, bespoke art casting and architectural precasts to limesite surfaces, which are ideal for residential and commercial application. A local manufacturer, Wolkberg Casting Studios is used by award-winning interior designers and architects for its innovative product, which is available in a wide range of colours and designs.

CONTACT: 0861 873 554 367 info@trellidor.co.za www.trellidor.co.za

CONTACT: 071 506 4829 ramielle@wolkberg.com www.wolkberg.com

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ASHLEY FURNITURE HOMESTORE Ashley Furniture HomeStore is the number one furniture manufacturer in the world, with more than 800 stores globally and representation in more than 150 countries. With over 70 years of innovation and experience in the furniture industry, Ashley Furniture offers an extensive range of products for every room in your home. Ashley Furniture first opened its doors in Centurion in 2015 and an online store soon followed, allowing everyone locally to furnish their homes with premium furniture at a more affordable price. CONTACT: 012 749 3100 info@ashleyfurniturehomestores.co.za www.ashleyfurniture.co.za

CARA SAVEN WALL DESIGN Bring life to your walls with a designer wall covering. Be it bold botanicals for a statement feature or subtle patterns for a quiet area, Cara Saven Wall Design has a range of over 1 000 magnificent wall designs to choose from, and is considered an industry leader when it comes to designer and quality wall coverings. With specially formulated local products like VividTex, Cara Saven Wall Design has transformed the wall covering industry, offering its patrons a customisable collection and a bespoke design and installation service. CONTACT: stacy@carasaven.com tammy@carasaven.com www.carasaven.com

CURTAIN CITY Curtain City epitomises the search for excellence for a client’s interiors. Unifying a client’s vision and goals with experience and product knowledge is the company’s ideal directive. Curtain City provides turnkey and bespoke interior solutions focusing on curtaining, blinds and soft furnishings with motorisation and home network system integration. Curtain City holds the key to offering clients a cohesive design narrative and timely delivery. This is the result of 44 years’ worth of success and close relationships with established companies within the industry. CONTACT: 011 836 8557 info@curtaincity.co.za www.curtaincity.co.za OCTOBER 2021 181

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CUT2SIZE Cut2Size is a solutions driven business, focusing on the design, manufacture and finishing of products to make your home beautiful. The company fabricates a wide range of materials including various types of metals, acrylics, composites and wooden panels to clients’ specifications. Contact Cut2Size for more information on popular products, such as residential signage, laser-cut fence panels and gates, wall décor and storage solutions. Cut2Size has a unique and quality product range, which is manufactured at a high standard.

D+Y D + Y is an architecture and interior design firm established by Daneel and Yvette Brink after several years of experience in the industry. The duo is passionate and expressive, always aiming to take a genuine and original approach to their work. With a love for collaborating with their clients, they aim for the client’s story to guide the design. D + Y offers a variety of services from architectural design to interior decorating, making it possible to customise its services according to its clients’ requirements.

CONTACT: 011 822 1169 sales@cut2size.co.za www.cut2size.co.za

CONTACT: 061 060 0223 d@dplusy.co.za www.dplusy.co.za

RIVER RANGE ACRYLIC BATHTUBS

EFFECTS BY ELAINE

River Range is a top-quality acrylic bathtub manufacturer, established in South Africa in 2011. Since then, the brand has grown into a comprehensive range of bathtubs distributed to various countries in Africa. The River Range bathtubs are made from some of the best cross-linked acrylic available on the market, ensuring a tough yet beautiful high gloss finish. Quality is of utmost importance to River Range, which is why the bathtubs are backed by a 10-year warranty. CONTACT: 012 803 9431 support@destinkt.com www.riverrange.co.za

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For the past 21 years, Effects by Elaine has specialised in special effects. The studio produces spectacular wall and floor finishes and transforms cabinetry and furniture with beautiful antique and contemporary effects. Working closely with its clients, Effects by Elaine designs and executes personalised décor for residential and commercial spaces, and has completed projects in Normandy, France. Owner and artist Elaine Jansen van Rensburg firmly believes in the words of Paul Gauguin: “Colour! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams.” CONTACT: 082 398 2632 elaine@effects.co.za www.effects.co.za


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As a partner to over 500 DIY and décor retailers, Finishing Touches is a leader in innovative and affordable window décor solutions, which the company manufactures, distributes and markets in South Africa and neighbouring countries. Finishing Touches offers an extensive range of window décor, such as shutters, blinds, exquisite headboards, cornicing, steadfast curtain rods and heavy-duty curtain rail systems. The company is committed to providing value to its discerning customers, and prides itself on adding that finishing touch to a home.

CONTACT: 021 528 8400, 011 608 2970 031 263 0096 www.eurolux.co.za

CONTACT: 012 664 4825 marketing@finishingtouchessa.co.za www.finishingtouchessa.co.za

GRIFFITHS & GRIFFITHS

GRIFFITHS & GRIFFITHS

A family-run business over 35 years in the making, Griffiths & Griffiths has become one of the continent’s premier suppliers of bespoke antique replica furniture. Led by a dynamic mother-and-son duo, Gladys and Peter Griffiths, the brand proudly enjoys international reach due to the outstanding quality and unmistakably grand feel of its furniture. When beauty, heritage and function combine, the result is a timelessly elegant home that tells the tale of years gone by. Featured here is the exquisite Waldorf king-size bed in extra length.

Relax, unwind, and honour the ritual of sleep with Griffiths & Griffiths’s tasteful European and Scandinavian bedroom ranges. Huxley, Tivoli and Victoria embody pure, understated sophistication. Once you’ve experienced the comfort and stately presence of hand-carved pieces from the Griffiths & Griffiths Country bedroom range, you’ll leave modern worries behind and find refuge in the beauty of an era gone by. Featured here is the Corsica bed – this piece is perfect for a modern home; it achieves timeless elegance, effortlessly.

CONTACT: 011 444 5744 gladys@griffiths.net.za www.griffithsandgriffiths.co.za

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Eurolux is one of South Africa’s leading importers of innovative lighting from across the globe. The company’s curated range of superior-quality on-trend lighting can be viewed by distributors and the public at its Cape Town and Johannesburg showrooms and, most recently, its Durban Concept showroom. The Cape Town and Joburg showrooms showcase a comprehensive range of designs in displays that simulate environments where light fittings are typically placed, eliminating the guesswork when buying.

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HIRSCH’S HOMESTORES

HOMEMATION

In 1979, Allan and Margaret Hirsch started their familyrun appliance business with a small showroom in Durban. Today, Hirsch’s has grown into a chain of nationwide stores carrying a wide range of mega appliances, electronics and home furnishings. Its strength lies in its well-trained staff and excellent customer service. Over the years, the company has continued to build a solid reputation by being associated with big brands, offering a vast selection of products for the home and putting the needs and satisfaction of its customers first.

Homemation is the exclusive South African distributor of the most prestigious audio-visual, home theatre and automation brands in the world. Now, more than ever, is the time to invest in your home. Enjoy the big screen experience in the comfort of your living room with products from the company’s mind-blowing flagship brand, Steinway Lyngdorf, as well as the more discrete Polk active sound bars. Visit Homemation’s Johannesburg or Cape Town showrooms or book a virtual tour so real it’s as if you are there!

CONTACT: 031 582 4401 richard@hirschs.co.za www.hirschs.co.za

CONTACT: 011 781 8887 sales@homemation.co.za www.homemation.co.za

HOUSE OF INTERIORS – BLOEMFONTEIN

KARE DESIGN

House of Interiors – Bloemfontein is an interior design firm that specialises in creative interior solutions for both residential and commercial projects. House of Interiors also provides a wide range of interior design inspiration via its beautiful showroom on Brebner Street in Bloemfontein. It’s filled with a selection of fabric, curtain accessories, bespoke furniture, wallpaper and much more. House of Interiors takes pride in creating spaces you’ll love looking at and where you’ll love to be.

The KARE brand symbolises furnishing ideas that are unique, non-conformist and authentic – never boring and always full of imagination and inspiration. In over 50 countries around the world, KARE has been known since 1981 for its incomparable variety, surprising and irresistible collections and shopping experience. The showroom in Kramerville’s Design District carries the brand’s extensive range renowned for its distinctly bold flavour. This includes fascinating discoveries from obscure artisan workshops and lovingly crafted solid wood furniture that will be cherished for a lifetime.

CONTACT: 082 557 4966 (Driekie) driekiethom@mweb.co.za IG: @houseofinteriorssa

CONTACT: www.kare-johannesburg.co.za Instagram: @kare_johannesburg Facebook: @karejohannesburg

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SECTION 3 LEANNE VAN NIEKERK INTERIORS Leanne Van Niekerk (LVN) Interiors is a Johannesburgbased design studio specialising in detail-driven luxury residential interiors. The company provides full interior architecture and furnishing design services from inception and conceptualisation to documentation, implementation and procurement. Defined by a subtle fusion of clean lines, neutral tones and opulent warmth, LVN Interiors creates bespoke homes that are authentic, liveable and timeless in a classic contemporary aesthetic.

Lynne Blumberg Interior Design prides itself on customising its approach to each client, adapting to style or design required. This free thought process allows the design firm to give the client their preferred feel for their vision, but enhancing their vision to exceed their expectations above and beyond anything they could ever have envisioned. Lynne Blumberg Interior Design has a prestigious reputation in residential, corporate, hospitality and retail design. Efficient and professional service is offered with particular emphasis on well-researched and innovative design.

CONTACT: 082 460 3963 leanne@vann.co.za lvninteriors.com

CONTACT: 011 447 6016 083 440 9236 enquiries@lynneblumberg.co.za

RADIANT LIGHTING As one of South Africa’s leading suppliers of light fixtures and bulbs, Radiant Lighting boasts a comprehensive range of superior quality luminaires and electrical products that are suitable for residential, industrial and commercial use. With regional hubs located in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban, Radiant Lighting’s network is far-reaching and the company is able to distribute throughout South Africa and across sub-Saharan Africa. CONTACT: 021 521 2500 info@radiant.co.za www.radiant.co.za

LYNNE BLUMBERG INTERIOR DESIGN

RUST-OLEUM Rust-Oleum is a global decorative brush and spray paint brand that has been providing trusted quality products since 1921. Its mission is to creatively empower you to complete your DIY projects with confidence. The company has a wide range of products – in multiple colours and finishes – that beautify and protect almost everything, from furniture and décor to vehicles and braais. There’s not much you can’t make new with Rust-Oleum products’ groundbreaking functionality and performance, previously unseen on the South African paint market. CONTACT: 016 365 5120 info@spraymate.co.za www.rustoleum.co.za OCTOBER 2021 185


SEALY

SKY FANS

With comfort and support at the core of its products, Sealy’s mattresses are designed and manufactured to international standards. Finding the right mattress is made easy with Sealy’s extensive range to suit all needs and budgets. Choosing a Sealy mattress will ensure you will always be sleeping on some of the finest natural materials supported by Sealy’s exclusive Posturepedic Technology support systems. Finding the perfect Sealy mattress will change your life.

The Original Paddle Fan adds ambience and cooling to a wide range of spaces, including beautiful homes, lodges and hotels. The fan features in more than 48 countries across the globe at fabulous establishments. Sky Fans prides itself on offering a wide range of finishes to suit its discerning clients’ needs, and uses some of the finest imported materials and innovative technology to manufacture its unique ceiling fans. With timeless elegance, the Original Paddle Fan by Sky Fans is simply exceptional.

CONTACT: 0800 016 335 sealyinfo@bravobrands.com www.sealy.co.za

CONTACT: 021 761 7844 info@skyfans.co.za www.skyfans.co.za

SUNFLEX SA

TAYLOR BLINDS & SHUTTERS

SUNFLEX SA brings you frameless glass doors and patio enclosures that are not only elegant and simple to use, but also trusted to outlast the rest. With locally manufactured products using German technology, the company prides itself on leading the industry in product quality and innovation supported by personal, reliable customer service. SUNFLEX SA’s frameless glass doors enhance the space using unobstructed glass panels with slimline aluminium running profiles, and its bespoke nature allows for seamless integration of systems into new and existing buildings.

With over 62 years’ experience, Taylor Blinds & Shutters has the perfect made-to-measure blind, shutter and screen solution for your window or door covering needs. Taylor offers nothing short of service excellence, and bespoke, innovative products as well as expert installation and aftersales service to clients across South Africa. Its head offices are in Cape Town and Johannesburg. Explore the world of Taylor – a place of endless possibilities for curating your personal space. Discover, be inspired and draw on decades of experience.

CONTACT: 031 512 5202 reception@sunflex.co.za www.sunflex.co.za

CONTACT: 021 552 5080 sales@taylorblinds.co.za www.taylorblinds.co.za

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SECTION 3 TIMBER FANS

VENCASA

Timber Fans is a manufacturer and supplier of a truly remarkable selection of ceiling fans. All faithfully handcrafted to emphasise the texture and beauty of natural timber, the fans are a perfect blend of function and style that will complement your living spaces and add to your comfort for years to come. Based in Knysna, Timber Fans is a thriving business and its products are to be found widely throughout Southern Africa, Indian Ocean Islands and further afield.

Since 1985, the Pharmaline brand has served the comfort and wellness needs of the refined South African sleeper. In 2017, the brand was given a facelift and a reinvigorated sense of purpose with its rebranding as Vencasa. With over three decades of in-house experience sourcing premium quality products from the world’s most renowned bed and bedding brands, Vencasa now partners with sleep specialists from across the globe and puts that experience and expertise to work for the local market. CONTACT: 0861 60 60 60 info@vencasa.co.za www.vencasa.co.za

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CONTACT 044 382 2369 info@timberfans.co.za timberfans.com

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AIR-IT AIR-IT is a multi-purpose space-saving device that comes in two models; a washing line and a storage lift with a 35kg load capacity.It is a remote-controlled storage lift, ideal for small spaces and can be installed in your garage, storeroom or laundry room. The storage lift is ideal for bicycles, golf clubs, camping equipment, sporting equipment and much more. The AIR-IT washing line model has a LED light, cold and warm air-drying functionality and only needs a 9.4m hanging space. This model is ideal for apartments, coastal and old age homes, hostels, student housing and estate living. CONTACT: Tel: 012 803 8348 Email: info@airitsa.co.za www.airitsa.co.za

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CONWAY FLOORING & DECKING

BAGNODESIGN

Conway Flooring & Decking is a turnkey supplier and installer of flooring and decking products, sourcing these to meet clients’ requirements and budgets. Products include engineered wood flooring, vinyl flooring, solid wood and parquet flooring, laminate flooring, timber staircasing, timber and composite decking, pergolas, timber screens and cladding. With a hands-on approach and over 22 years of experience in the industry, Conway Flooring & Decking prides itself on providing fine workmanship on every site.

BAGNODESIGN is a global brand that offers a full bathroom solution, which showcases ultimate luxury in a variety of ranges. Each collection has unique features and characteristics that breathe life into modern and contemporary interior design, and add flair to the hospitality industry. BAGNODESIGN offers high quality accessories that are available in an array of finishes, namely: chrome, brushed nickel, brushed copper, matte black, and Zanzibar gold.

CONTACT: 084 608 8727 byron@conwayflooring.co.za www.conwayflooring.co.za

CONTACT: 012 803 9431 support@destinkt.com sanipexgroup.com/mea/brands/bagnodesign

NEWTECHWOOD NewTechWood’s UltraShield range of decking, cladding and decorative beams uses recycled wood and plastic to create a fully customisable improvement on traditional timber building products. Environmentally friendly, the product requires no sanding, sealing or general timber maintenance. NewTechWood’s UltraShield capping encapsulates all sides of the product and is fusion-bonded, giving absolute protection to the core of the board from the elements. NewTechWood’s UltraShield capping technology allows for an industry-leading limited warranty term of 25 years. CONTACT: 011 463 7775 info@newtechwood.co.za www.newtechwood.co.za 188 OCTOBER 2021

PARCHAUS ParcHaus specialises in outdoor patio living, offering a wide range of distinctive, high quality products that enhance outdoor living experiences. The products are designed to be functional, weather-resistant and long-lasting, while providing a unique look and feel that celebrates the joy of patio living. When planning patio experiences, ParcHaus considers all aspects, from shading (umbrellas) to heating (pellet heaters and firebowls), planters, ambience (solar lanterns) and tablescapes for beautiful alfresco dining. CONTACT: 010 020 7859 sales@parchaus.co.za www.parchaus.co.za


SECTION 4 PATIO WAREHOUSE

POOLSAFE

Drawing inspiration from around the globe, Patio Warehouse brings one of the widest selections of high-quality imported and locally-manufactured patio furniture and accessories to Africa. Its extensive ranges are guaranteed to offer durability, functionality and, most importantly, comfort. Visit one of Patio Warehouse’s six showrooms across the country to view their ranges or, better still, shop online from the comfort of your home and have your outdoor furniture delivered to your door. Patio Warehouse offers nationwide delivery.

POOLSAFE manufactures automated slatted pool covers. Its products address pool safety, heat retention and heating, water loss, amount of chemical use and pump-running time. Heavy hailstorms are becoming more frequent with increasingly changing weather patterns and POOLSAFE has the perfect hail-proof pool cover slats, COVREX, for these areas. These are foam-filled slats that won’t crack when exposed to heavy hail. The company services the whole of Southern Africa.

CONTACT: 087 825 1120 info@patiowarehouse.co.za www.patiowarehouse.co.za

POWERPLASTICS POOL COVERS

SMARTSTONE

As a market leader for the past 30 years, PowerPlastics Pool Covers has provided an innovative range of pool covers and accessories. Its GeoBubble covers are an effective way to save water and power, enabling a far more sustainable pool. PowerPlastics Pool Covers offers parents and pet owners true peace of mind with the PowerPlastics Solid Safety Cover. The Roldeck slatted covers are fully automated and are the perfect finish to a luxury home.

SmartStone specialises in transforming backyards into outdoor living spaces that can be enjoyed all year round. Be it a patio, pool area, entertainment area, walkway, entrance or even garden landscaping, the company understands that hardscaping features add a clean and polished aesthetic. It therefore specialises in the manufacture and supply of concrete pavers, tiles, cladding, coping and other hardscaping products to beautifully transform and add value to properties for years to come.

CONTACT: 021 703 5880 011 262 0373 info@powerplastics.co.za

CONTACT: 021 851 1449 info@poolsafe.co.za www.poolsafe.co.za

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THE FRIENDLY PLANT The Friendly Plant was founded in 2006 by Craig de Necker, an internationally recognised award-winning landscape designer based in Johannesburg. Today, the company serves clients throughout South Africa and 16 other countries, offering a bespoke service tailored to the individual requirements of each client. Its main focus is residential gardens and designer outdoor spaces. Offering a turnkey service from computer-aided design to garden installation and construction, The Friendly Plant’s work has been featured in well over 200 articles, television and radio shows.

Since 1990, Woodline Shade Solutions has been supplying a comprehensive range of top quality, competitively priced shade solutions to the local and international market. As a vertically integrated manufacturer of its own products, Woodline ensures that every aspect is designed and made to a high standard, providing your outdoor living areas with sheltered solutions that offer protection from the elements, in fine style and at an affordable price. CONTACT: 011 826 4033 sales@woodline.co.za www.woodlineshade.com

CONTACT: 082 805 0910 info@thefriendlyplant.co.za thefriendlyplant.co.za

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WOODLINE SHADE SOLUTIONS

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Tel: +27(0) 13 241 2302/3/4 Fax: +27(0) 13 241 1006 marketing2@lutzkiegroup.co.za www.federalestene.co.za

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