The 20th edition of decor, design and lifestyle exhibition Decorex Cape Town offered visitors an incredible range of #rhythmoflife trends. Pictures: Supplied

The 20th edition of decor, design and lifestyle exhibition Decorex Cape Town offered visitors an incredible range of #rhythmoflife, featuring on-trend design stands with industry leaders on hand to provide expert insights. 

Rudi’s Choice, the granite and marble specialists, took the ‘Best Overall Stand’ prize. The architecturally inventive display was one of many ground-breaking stands featured.

Each year the show’s most dynamic exhibitors are rewarded through the exhibitor awards which are announced on the first evening of the show. 

READ: Decorex: Finding the rhythm of life in decor trends

Each stand is judged by an independent panel who assess the ingenuity and creativity of each design.

Rudi's Choice winning team of Rene Marais, Sharmaine Smith, Kerry-Lee Mannix and Sian Cullingworth.


Top trends

Anita Bloom, creative director for Decorex SA, selected 10 unique pieces from this year’s exhibition to reflect the dominating trends and #rhythmoflife theme across the modern decor world. See her top picks below.

1. ISCA Bathroom Project – Rose Gold Towel Rack

2. MV Bespoke Designer Products

3. Gerart Exclusive Art Gallery

4. Top Boutique Gallery Ceramic Artworks


5. Clever Little Monkey Wooden Bed and Kids Decor Items


6. 100% Clay – Designed by Railheim


7. Lucky Fitsch – Decorative Hat Box


8. @home Trend Home - Barn Mirror


9. Belgotex Carpet Installation within their exquisite experiential stand


10. COCO-MAT Wooden Bicycle featured in the She Shed Project