decor, Fabric and Wallpaper

Joburg to become a tapestry of colour

Karl Rogers


Whether you’re an interior designer looking to network or a design lover looking for inspiration, 100% Design South Africa is the place to be this August 2016. One of the highlights of this premier show, which takes place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Joburg, is a focus on the best local and international fabrics and wallpapers, so it's ideal for anyone with a penchant for prints, colours and textures. Here are a few aspects to look forward to:

100design1 A scene from the Picture Africa exhibition, a highlight of the show that explores the relationship between fabrics and photography and the way these two mediums have helped to change our picture of African design.

experience the latest in digital printing

Robin Sprong, owner of Robin Sprong Wallpaper in Cape Town and a true master in his field, is collaborating with 100% Design South Africa to create an outstanding entrance feature for the show. He will be doing a fascinating demonstration of some of his custom-printing abilities.

100design2 Another snapshot of the Picture Africa exhibit.

proudly South African products

Many of SA’s very own manufacturing and design companies will be represented here. These include the Pretoria-based Mongoose, creators of beautiful vibrantly coloured bags, napkins, tea towels, runners, cushions and more; and award-winning studio Mungo, who still weave fabrics on an old industrial loom.

chat to professionals at no extra cost

100% Design South Africa  will host a free programme called Talking Textiles. Experts from leading fabric houses will share their latest collections and discuss textile trends at The Hub, a brand new talking point.

100design3 A focus on Robin Sprong's amazing wallpapers and surface design.

The show will open daily from 10am to 6pm on 6 to 9 August 2016, with an exclusive trade-only morning until 1pm on 5 August. Everyone can join in the fun after that on this day. Best part? One tickets covers entrance to both 100% Design South Africa and Decorex. Get your ticket at ticketpros.co.za.

Visit 100percentdesign.co.za or email 100percentdesign@ThebeReed.co.za for more information.

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