Decorating Trends for 2014

Farrow and Ball, leading UK decorating retailer, suggest the colours we will want to use in our homes over the next year reflect our instinctive need to turn our backs on the hard flat surfaces which dominate modern life. Colours that bring us back in touch with nature, gathered from either the seashore or...

Sofa Trends with Grafton Everest

Sue Scott from Grafton Everest talks about trends and developments in the sofa world. Comfort – With more and more people opting to stay home and relax, or entertain friends and family at home, ‘cocooning’ remains one of the top lifestyle trends today. As such, comfort and functionality is a really important element of...

Colour Trends with Plascon

Anne Roselt, Colour Marketing Manager at Plascon is responsible for the annual Colour Forecast. Here she looks at the latest colour trends. Plascon’s yearly colour forecast keeps South Africans abreast of global colour trends. It presents a snapshot of what is happening in the world of design and interior decoration and interprets the most...

Fabric Trends with U&G

Zainub Dawood, textile coordinator at U&G Fabrics, on current fabric trends. Bold prints and eye-catching geometrics in fresh colours are all the rage at the moment. They are huge in terms of what’s trending and are selling very well. With summer on our doorstep we can be sure to see lots of bold prints...