DIWhy not? It’s Decorex season!

DIWhy not? It’s Decorex season!

Calling all design enthusiasts, DIY divas and interior décor fanatics! It’s that time of the year when Sandton Central comes alive with creative energy and mesmerising designs. Yes, you guessed it right – it’s Decorex season!  

Decorex Johannesburg is taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre from the 3rd to the 6th of August. If you’re as passionate about interior design as we are, then you’re in for an absolute treat. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of sheer beauty and artistic brilliance. In this blog, we’ll take you on an exciting journey through Decorex at Sandton Central, covering everything you need to know to make the most of South Africa’s incredible showcase of interior design and décor prowess. So, fasten your seatbelts and let’s dive into the world of captivating décor! Your living area will never be the same. 

What is Decorex? 

Decorex isn’t just any ordinary interior expo; it’s THE event that sets the benchmark for interior design showcases across the! Picture this: the state-of-the-art Sandton Convention Centre buzzing with energy and filled to the brim with awe-inspiring design concepts, creative displays, and innovative decor ideas to suit every aesthetic imaginable.  

Decorex brings together the best of the best in the interior design industry, all under one roof (or a few, in this case). This premium expo is an extravaganza of style, elegance, and boundless creativity that leaves you absolutely spellbound.


Importance and impact of Decorex in the interior design industry: 

Decorex isn’t just about admiring pretty things; it’s a melting pot of ideas and inspiration. Designers, decorators, architects, and enthusiasts from all over the world flock to this event to witness the latest trends, discover cutting-edge techniques, and network with the who’s who of the industry. It’s a platform that fosters innovation, encourages collaboration, and pushes the boundaries of what’s possible in the realm of interior design. Decorex sets the tone for the industry, dictating what’s “in” and what’s “out” in the world of decor. If you want to see the process unfolding behind what’s bound to be next year’s trend explosion, make sure to listen in to the Decorex chatter and get your style a head start. 

How to attend Decorex: 

Attending Decorex is easier than picking the perfect colour palette for your living room! To be a part of this awe-inspiring event, all you need to do is grab yourself a ticket. Keep an eye on the official Decorex website or trusted ticket vendors to secure your spot. And hey, don’t wait too long – this event is so popular that tickets can disappear faster than an interior design trend! If you’re a pensioner or want to bring along a child under 12, look out for discounts on Thursday the 3rd of August. 

Now, the million-dollar question: when is the best time to visit Decorex? We’ve got you covered! If you’re all about avoiding the crowd and having the freedom to admire each exhibit at your own pace, consider attending during the weekdays. Trust us; it’s like having the whole place to yourself.  

But if you enjoy the hustle and bustle of a buzzing atmosphere, opt for the weekends. Regardless of when you visit, remember to wear your most stylish walking shoes – you’ll be doing a lot of exploring! (Make sure to tag us on @sandtoncentral on the ‘Gram to show us those fabulous outfit pics!)

What to look out for at Decorex: 

Get ready to feast your eyes on an array of jaw-dropping exhibits that redefine the very essence of interior design. From opulent showrooms that feature some of South Africa’s most innovative interior design companies reshaping the industry like DesignBespeak, to ingenious small-space solutions, Decorex has it all. Keep an eye out for the latest trends in colour, texture, and materials, as they are sure to be showcased in all their glory. Oh, and did we mention the celebrity appearances? 

Pro tip: Make a beeline for the exhibits that resonate with your personal style. Whether you’re into minimalist chic or vintage glam, Decorex caters to all tastes, and you’ll find inspiration aplenty. Take in the sights that resonate best with you before you start getting what we like to call “design fatigue.” 

Tips and Tricks for Navigating Decorex: 

Now that you’re all set to embark on your Decorex adventure, let’s equip you with some handy tips to ensure you have an unforgettable experience: 

  1. Plan your journey: With so much to see, it’s crucial to map out your route beforehand. Check out the event layout and prioritise the exhibits you can’t afford to miss. There are 400+ exhibitors, so it’s easy to get overwhelmed. 
  2. Snap away: Don’t be shy with your camera – you’re going to come across some Insta-worthy moments, guaranteed! Capture the magic and share it with your friends to spread the inspiration. You might even get the “definitely buy that” text you were waiting for! 
  3. Strike up conversations: Decorex is not just about the exhibits; it’s also about the people. Strike up conversations with fellow attendees and industry experts; you never know what valuable insights you might gain. And which dinner party guests you might adopt? 
  4. Take notes: With an overwhelming amount of design brilliance around you, it’s easy to forget specific ideas that captivated you. Jot down notes or use your phone to record voice memos for future reference. You don’t want to get home after a busy day and forget everything you just saw!


Are you Decorex-cited yet? 

And there you have it, folks! Decorex at Sandton Central is a design paradise you don’t want to miss. We’ve covered everything you need to know – from how to get in and what to expect, to tips on making the most of your experience. So, don’t wait for a sign; this blog is it! It’s time to get out there and embrace the beauty of interior design. Get ready to be inspired, amazed, and immersed in a world of creativity. Enjoy the Decorex season at Sandton Convention Centre to the fullest and let your decor dreams run wild! Happy decorating!