Decorex Cape Town is back and runs from 6 to 9 June 2024. This year, Decorex Cape Town welcomes show partners none other than Plascon, Samsung, Lexus and the City of Cape Town.

The program for the country’s biggest interior design exhibition is jam-packed with installations and displays from 230 creative companies, talks and more for all interior design lovers to enjoy.


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Here’s what you can look forward to at Decorex Cape Town:

Democratising 3D-printing

With the objective of democratising 3D printing, an extra-large industrial 3-D printer from Amnova will be demonstrating the future of 3D printing, with Amnova leading a Future Talk too.

Sustainable, low-cost housing

Come and watch a sustainable, low-cost house being built from sandbags live at Decorex over the course of four days. 

Upcycled chairs

Sit on new wonders while attending the Future Talks. The upcycled chairs were created entirely from refuse. These upcycled chairs were the brainchild of Circular Squared’s designer, Heath Nash. 

Urban Think Tank’s new parklet

A new parklet designed by Urban Think Tank will be unveiled at Decorex before it moves to its new home in the Mother City.

MaXhosa launches its outdoor furniture collection

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Iconic SA decor and fashion brand, MaXhosa Africa will be showcasing its outdoor furniture collection. As an added bonus to the exhibition, MaXhosa will be mounting a lounge concept for the show’s VIP guests. Members of the public will be able to view. 

Belgotex’s hotel-inspired theme

Floor coverings brand, Belgotex will showcase a collaboration with Hesse Kleinloog.


Local concept store, Merchants on Long will mount an African-themed exhibition that promotes the best of what our continent has to offer.

Collabs! Collabs! Collabs!

Designers and brands from across the country such as Okhre Collective, JH Interiors, Anna Correira, Mezzanine, Artep Studio, Hocus Interiors and MINK Studio bring their visions to life in inspired collaborative exhibitions such as the Decorex House by Private Property, Lexus Designer Pods, and Plascon Vibrant Harmony Designer Pods.


Decorex’s recycling bin challenge 

Five new-age recycling bin designs chosen by a panel of esteemed local designers from submissions to Decorex’s recycling bin challenge will be on display to the public for the first time at Decorex Cape Town. 

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First time on the floor

New products from Infinity, Laduma, Core Furniture, Samsung Music Frame, Mille Collines, Thabo Makhetha Collective, Studio Lloyd, Nighttree, Nosso and Mosaico Vero will be displayed on the floor for the first time. 

Catch local chefs at Decorex Cape Town

Warm up from the inside out with chefs such as Imtiyaaz Hart, Jade de Waal, Mash Mugwena and Jocelyn Myers-Adams who will be using the latest Samsung appliances in demonstrations of their signature dishes at the Samsung Bespoke Cooking Theatre.

Future Talks at Decorex Cape Town 2024

This year’s Future Talks will be hosted by Bathandwa Ngwendu. Hailing from Khayelitsha and nurtured in Kraaifontein, Cape Town, Ngwendu’s rich cultural background makes him the perfect host for such dynamic conversation. Ngwendu is also the host of the Maak ‘n Plan podcast, with his insightful commentary on arts and culture in South Africa.

Future Talks MC Bathandwa Ngwendu.

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Future Talks speakers for Decorex Cape Town 2024 include:

Megan Hesse, renowned for her contributions to interior design trends and modern aesthetics; 

Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis, spearheading initiatives to foster collaboration and address urban challenges; 

Driaan Claasen, an authority on the intersection of technology and design; 

Frans Dekker, offering valuable insights into navigating the complexities of building plan approval processes; 

Future Speakers-Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis

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Anja Joubert, unveiling groundbreaking research on future materials shaping design landscapes; 

Crystal Birch, sharing indispensable wisdom on launching and managing successful design ventures; 

Leanne Porter, advocating for inclusive design principles that prioritise community well-being; 

and Steve Smith, delving into the intricacies of circular design and sustainable practices.

Emoji room sets


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Decorex Cape Town introduces the emoji room sets that will bring emojis to life in physical form, as a way for visitors to the exhibition to see how the digital world rears its head in the physical world.

“While the inspiration is playful, the execution will be sophisticated and refined. The designs will not be overtly themed but will subtly incorporate emoji elements, showcasing the designers’ creativity and expertise,” explains Bielle Bellingham, Executive Creative Director of Decorex Africa. 






Sip, sip, and grab a snack 

Rest in between Future Talks, live demonstrations and exhibitions to break bread with fellow design enthusiasts at the Coffee Café, The Bubbly Bar and The Bloom Space Café. 

Decorex Cape Town ticket info:

General admission tickets to Decorex cost R10 less if you buy online and ahead of time versus at the door. 

As a bonus, the first 2000 people who purchase a ticket online will receive a 10% discount voucher for

Online pricing (Cape Town): 

Adults: R140

Pensioners/students R110

Children 2- 12 years: R30

Children under 2 free


To buy Decorex Cape Town tickets visit:


Ticket prices at the door (Cape Town):

Adults: R150

Pensioners/students R120

Children 2- 12 years: R30

Children under 2 free


For architecture and interior design professionals, free online pre-registration grants a four-day multi-pass. 

Decorex Cape Town times: 

Thursday, 6 June: 10:00-18:00

Friday, 7 June: 10:00-18:00

Saturday, 8 June: 10:00-18:00

Sunday, 9 June 10:00-17:00


Apply as a trade visitor for Decorex Cape Town here: 


If you’re in Joburg, Decorex Joburg runs from 1 to 4 August 2024. More details to follow.



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