Design for you – Season 8

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Design for you - Season 8


Join Pilani Bubu on Design For You, a brand new show where you can draw home decor and design inspiration from some of South Africa’s top interior designers. Whether we live in a mansion or a bachelor pad, we all plan and decorate the interior of our homes the way we know best. But we could always do with a bit of help from the experts.  So if you need assistance with figuring out the best place to put your couch or need a little help in creating design features in your home that best suit your space, then this show is for you

It’s a brand-new season of Design for You and keeping with to our promise always, we’ll be bringing you some of the best in local interior décor and design.

Episode 1 

This week Christelle Fonkem invites us into her exquisite home, where she’s managed to strike a balance between the opulence within, whilst still appreciating her outdoor surroundings. Then, Dean Jacobs takes us through the construction of a mid-century modern inspired table. And, Ivy Décor and Design showcases what a “tropical country estate” home encapsulates.

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Episode 2 

Olde Worlde contrasted with some modern elements tied together in a seamless eclectic interior – is what to expect this week on Design for you. Then we take a look at the making of bespoke industrial light fittings that add a whimsical touch to any interior. And, Tonic Design showcases functional spaces that are simple with eye-catching layers.

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Episode 3 

This week on Design for You we take a journey of transformation as we preview a modern Industrial style home with classy, chic and sophisticated details. Then, we take a look at modern African solid wood furniture pieces created by Khwebula Arts. And, Jacoline S. Designs showcases a contemporary-smart home with an earthy feel with eco-friendly considerations.

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Jacoline S. Designs:

Episode 4 

If you have had the privilege to have been born in the home you live in, it sure holds a lot of heritage, tradition and sentimental value. This week on Design for You, Sarah Watermeyer walks us through the ins and outs of an interior where she’s brought family heirlooms into the modern day in a transitional family home. Then, we take a look at light fixtures described as “jewellery for architectural spaces”, created and manufactured by Mema Designs. And then, we’ll take peek into an achromatic interior that might spark new ideas for your home.

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Sarah Watermeyer:

Mema Designs:

Oksijen Interior Design studio:

Episode 5

Carina Louw’s dream was to live in a fashion museum, taking inspiration from her favourite exhibitions, like the famous Alexander McQueen exhibit at the MET museum in New York – this week on Design for You; she invites us into her interesting home where she’s achieved that dream. Then, Fabric Bank takes us through the design and manufacturing of their custom fabrics and wallpapers. And in our design feature, we take a look at a chic interior that champions the classic black and white

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Milner Fashion House:

Fabric Bank:

Deborah Garth Interior Design International:

Episode 6

This week on Design for you, we take a look at a home that features a 70’s inspired colour palette, with layers of understated cool and nature inspired hues – all contained in an uber cosy retreat. Then, Anatomy Design showcases their timeless furniture pieces that are best described as memorable and intimate modern day heirlooms. And, we catch up with Metaphor Design in an elegant minimalistic interior with pops of colour.

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Room 31:

Anatomy Design:

Metaphor Design:

Episode 7

A comfortable contemporary home with well-balanced stylish and inviting moments, enhanced with drops of Africana is you can expect this week on Design for You. Then, sculptor Marina Walsh talks us through the creative process behind the making of her unique sculptures. And, in our design feature of the week… we take a peek into a recently completed interior with an optimal use of space and a uniquely inspired colour palette.

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Red Rabbit Interiors:

Marina Walsh Designs: 

Episode 8

This week on Design for You, we’re welcomed into a classic home that features the beauty of mid-century modern versatility, paired with an African aesthetic of the 20th century. Then, we take a look at how Umdabu transforms a natural wooden slab into a beautifully handcrafted table. And then, a plush interior that personifies opulence through a clever use of interesting elements.

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Form Interior Décor & Design:


Rooms and Spaces:

Episode 9

It’s an all gold episode this week on Design for You!
Housed in a lush upmarket neighbourhood in Johannesburg, two personalities came together to start a new life in a new home. Fusing one of opulence and traditional taste with another unconventionally filled with colour and character. Then, we have a look at Jana Nel’s ceramics moulded to perfection branded with a special gold touch. Thereafter, we take a peek into a beautiful apartment furnished with functionality in mind and accessorized with accents of gold.

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Jana Nel Design:

Acre Studio:

Episode 10

This week on Design for You we’re invited into a charming home with decorative arts and crafts collected from various cultures to create a playful, unique and homely space. Then, S’africa Lamp Designs talks us through the process behind their bespoke African lamps – inspired by South African cultures and traditions. And thereafter, Botanika Design and Style takes us through a grey interior that they’ve elevated using pops of colour.

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Rooms and Spaces:

S’africa Lamp Designs:

Botanika Design and Style:

Episode 11

This week on Design for You, we’re stepping into a modern farmhouse style space, brought alive by vibrant colours and a distinctive use of wallpaper.
Then, we gain insight into the making of Africandle’s elegant and refined Egyptian wax candles. And thereafter, Interior Designer Jessica Boyer welcomes us into a beautiful modern home that features a clean aesthetic and subtle accent colours.

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Ivy Décor and Design:


Episode 12

We love a modern home for its clean lines, smart design and neutral colour palette, then just add a little contemporary sophistication, and this is exactly what you can expect this week on Design For You.

Then, Dokter and Misses takes us through the process behind their unique, customizable cabinets.

And after that, Lint Design House invites us into a luxurious, hotel-inspired home, characterised by its glossy marble detailing and brass fixtures.

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Tashi Krost Interiors:

Dokter and Misses:

Episode 13

This week on Design for You, we take a walk through a new-fashioned home where form follows function in the architecture; and the interior stays true to the raw materials used as part of the shell. Then, Kilnhouse Design Studio shows us the spirit behind the moulding and making of their quirky-colourful ceramics. Thereafter, Peter Lekganyane showcases a gorgeous interior that embraces magnificence and grandeur.

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Theo Bothma Architects and Design:

Kilnhouse Design Studio:

Mape Design Studio:

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