The countdown has begun to Africa’s premier décor, design and lifestyle exhibition. Decorex Joburg takes place from 7th to 11th August and there’s a feast of ideas and inspiration in store for this year’s visitors.

Once again the team has put together a mix of the freshest and finest exhibitors, workshops and demonstrations, feature areas, beautifully decorated home-living ideas, plus plenty of fun pop-up restaurants and bars.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Decorex Joburg which will see organisers and exhibitors celebrate the occasion in style. Look out for an installation curated by Laurence Brick Creative Direction will take visitors through the design journey of Decorex Joburg over the past 20 years.

In addition to the comprehensive collection of home décor solutions, world-class kitchens and bathrooms as well enchanting garden ideas, Decorex Joburg will showcase the style and talents of some of the city’s leading designers and creatives.

Interior designer Tessa Proudfoot has been invited to design and curate the sought after Decorex Designer Spotlight installation this year and her eye-catching indigo and white installation at the entrance to hall 5 is certain to be one of the highlights of the show. Tessa will add to the exciting line-up with the unveiling her brand new fabric collection with St Leger & Viney.

One of the most popular features of Decorex Joburg is the annual unveiling of the Plascon colour forecast for the year ahead. This look at the colours of 2014 is the ideal update of lifestyle and décor trends and sets the tone for what many designers and decorators will be doing in the year ahead.

The best news is, we have 3 sets of double Decorex tickets, valued at R170, for our readers who can’t wait to see the very latest in décor and design. All you have to do is follow @Elle_Deco on twitter and leave a comment on this post! The winners will be drawn on Tuesday Monday 22 July, 2013.

 Exhibition details:

Decorex Joburg 2013

7-11 August (9 August, Woman’s Day is a public holiday)


Adults R85

Student/Pensioner R75

Children U12 R10

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*This competition is officially closed and the lucky winners are:

Tracey O’Brien, Jessica Lister and Fadheelah