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June DCI Network with Open Design Cape Town and Green Building Council.pdf

25th of June DCI Network breakfast, a fun fabulous event with Open Design Cape Town and the Green Building Council.
Added: 2014-06-30 18:40

DCI Network 16 October 2013.jpg

Emerging Trends 2014/2015 - Guest speakers Phillip Wyatt, Creative Director In House and Lauren Shantall, Brand Manager for In House and Social Media Manager, Plascon
Added: 2013-10-14 11:47

Autumn Textures and Tones .docx

Added: 2013-05-16 22:31

Another fabulous gathering for the DCI Network on the 24th of July 2013 - 2013-07-29

The DCI Network at Selections Warehouse was wonderfully attended.  We had the Open Design CT team, Tsai from Tsai Design Studios, Christo Maritz from Infestation and Maciek Dublo join us to share information about the 10 day festival, exhibition and talks coming up on the 21st of August. I was so inspired that I will be doing a tour on th... more

The DCI Network meeting with Alayne Reesberg on WDC2014 - 2013-05-16

The Design, Construction and Interiors Network meeting on the 8th of May 2013 was fantastic, with over 70 professionals from the Industry attending.  Our guest speaker, Alayne Reesbeg, CEO of Cape Town Design, the implementing company for WDC2014 helped clarify some of the hazy areas around the WDC2014.  Alayne's main message of the m... more

DCI Network 13 March 2013 with Richard Perez from the World Design Capital 2014 - 2013-03-26

We had a wonderful, well attended breakfast network on the 13th of March 2013. Richard Perez presented to us on the WDC2014 and what we can expect.  It was recommended that everyone get their proposals in for WDC2014, next month on the 24th of April, we will have a presentation around proposals and themes by some of the judging ... more

A great start to the DCI Network - 2013-02-08

We had a wonderful meeting on the 6th of February 2013. Thanks to Keri and Jennifer from Chilli Marketing and Get Smarter and to Francois and Melanie from Buddy Web Design for taking time out to present to us.  A great start to 2013.  Thanks too, to Sir Juice for the Juices for the tables. ... more

Plascon launches its colour forecast for 2013 - 2012-08-23

13 August 2012, Cape Town – Anne Roselt, international colour expert and Plascon’s colour manager, is pleased to announce the much anticipated Plascon 2013 Colour Forecast. Endorsed by the International Colour Authority (ICA) and Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Colour Institute, Roselt and her team have identified four colou... more

On trend with Plascon SPACES 8 and the 2013 Colour Forecast - 2012-08-23

13 August 2012, Cape Town: The 8th issue of Plascon SPACES  – a magazine dedicated to showcasing and translating the latest décor, design and colour trends using colour and paint – hits shelves today. The major focus of The Trends Issue is Plascon’s 2013 Colour Forecast. In celebration of the annual Forecast, readers will also receive a... more

Design Dialogue with keynote speaker Leatrice Eiseman - 2012-08-20

The Design Dialogue held at Freeworld Design Centre managed by Decorex and sponsored by Plascon was enjoyed by all. Leatrice Eiseman, the keynote speaker, shared the Future Color Trends: Fantasies and Realities with us. Leatrice shared nine different colour palettes and this is just a little extract of what she inspired us with on the... more

Another wonderful breakfast network meeting on the 18th of July 2012 - 2012-07-22

We had a wonderful network breakast on the 18th of July. Daniel Van der Merwes presentation was exceptional and made us all rethink concrete as a building and decorative material.  Do log onto the Cement and Concrete Institutes website if you would like to find out more. Thank you to the super star Selection team and Fu... more

- 2012-05-31

We had a wonderful business breakfast on the 30th of May. I really enjoyed the meeting and connecting with everyone.   Thanks to our speakers, Fran Stewart from Cape Craft and Design Institute and Francois Marais from Buddy Web Design. Fran the insight into the scope of product available through the CCDI is quite amazing and I do feel th... more

White Termite exhibition - 2012-05-17

White Termite Exhibition  Taking her inspiration from an insect no bigger than half a centimetre, Liza Grobler will be opening her exhibition White Termite at the Brundyn + Gonsalves Gallery (formerly iArt) on 9 May 2012. Always a supporter of the arts, Plascon will be sponsoring the paint to give White Termite its perfect hue. White Termite... more

Future Forward Trend Talk 2 - 2012-05-17

The Trend Talk 2 yesterday went really well. It was wonderful to be involved in such a fabulous function. The speakers were inspirational. Thanks to Lauren Shantall from Plascon for organizing and to our wonderful sponsors, Groote Post, Pesto Princess, Silwood Kitchens and Jimmijagger.  ... more

Our design and decor network meeting on the 18th of April - 2012-04-26

We had a fabulous meeting on the 18th of April. Thanks to Fugu restaurant, the Selections Warehouse team and our wonderful speakers. Our first guest speaker, June da Silva from Hertex Fabrics did a lovely visual fabric trends talk. She was followed by Kathleen Quillinan from Pesto Princess, who inspired us with her bus... more

Our Network Meeting 7 March 2012 - 2012-03-17

A fabulous meeting which was very well attended. Thanks to our guest speaker, Rene Wentzel from the Modern Home and Garden company inspired us with a wonderful furniture trends talk. Thanks for our lovely sponsored prizes for our lucky draw and for the Twister Lifestyle books that were handed out to each attendee.... more

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