Design for You

Time Schedule

Mon 16:00 | Wed 20:00 | Thu 08:00 | Fri 12:00 | Sat 15:00 & 22:00 | Sun 10:30 & 19:00


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

23 – 29 April: Episode 8 (Natural colour palettes & elements)

This week on Design For You we look at a townhouse makeover with Vintage Vista and it’s got an all-natural colour palette. We also chat to Ian Perry of Homewood about the inspiration behind their solid wood furniture. And then we get more colour inspiration as we explore a family home with Lindiwe of Signature Room.

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16 – 22 April: Episode 7 (Apartment Living)

This week we explore tasteful apartment living. Our featured guest is Nelson Khubeka of Ommni Design who shows us how he made an apartment space speak volumes. We also see how Colette Angelluci combined function and style as she talks storage in a small apartment. Then Louise of Cait’s Room Interiors shares how she decorated a rental unit.

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09 – 15 April: Episode 6 (Luxury Living)

Lush, plush and luxury. It’s all about fine living in this week’s episode of Design For You. Pilani spends the day at the lavish Munro Boutique Hotel with owner Mark Kaplan. Then we look at some accessories and furniture to suit your fine living tastes. And how much more luxurious can you get than a private spa residence? Interior designer Wanda-Michelle takes us around.

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02 – 08 April: Episode 5 (Designing interiors with the architecture in mind)

The architecture of a home is almost certain to dictate the interior of it. We meet interior designer Erica Schalkwyk who tells us how she’s designed this home taking into account it’s structure. We also chat to the architect, Enrico Daffonchio of Daffonchio Architects. We take a look at those parts of architecture that you might just have overlooked and then visit a contemporary farm-style home with Strey Architects.

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26 March – 01 April: Episode 4 (Urban Renewal)

The urban regeneration in our cities is something exciting to witness and be a part of. We experience just a bit of this transformation today in Newtown with Maira Koutsoudakis of the Life group of companies. We also see how TC Design Architects has brought life to a once deteriorating apartment block and then we are introduced to the work of the Paul Alexander Design Collective.

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19 – 25 March – Episode 3 (Family Living)

More often than not, family is what truly makes a house a home. How do we design a home that caters to the entire family? Is the idea of “family living” central to our homes? Our featured guest Elisha Annandale of Décor Identity answers all this and more. We also visit a newly designed home with interior designer Erica Schalkwyk. Lovers of solid wood furniture will appreciate our stopover at Karongwe Furniture in the hidden hills of the Magalies.

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12 – 18 March – Episode 2 (Style Exploration)

There is an endless list of design styles that you can create in your home. We will be exploring a few of these today, starting off with a visit to the African contemporary and eclectic Batuka Interiors with Mark Abraham. Houtlander will then showcase their mid-century modern styled furniture and Blaque Pearl Lifestyle gives us their interpretation of luxurious contemporary.

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05 – 11 March – Episode 1 (Space Planning)

We can only make the best use of a space when we know its purpose. And that’s where space planning comes in. Carin van Heerden will be taking us through what it means to plan for a space, and we further explore the practically of space planning with Wanda-Michelle Hadlow. Then Lane Reeves, will talk us through her process in furniture design.

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