Clout/SA and designers win big at Decorex Cape Town Awards

At the recent Decorex Cape Town showcase, held from 16 to 19 June 2022, Clout/SA was invited to curate an exhibition of past and current designs by the various finalists and winners of the Nando’s Hot Young Designer (HYD) competition since its inception in 2016. The result was a bold and eclectic exhibition that featured a variety of furniture, lighting, and pattern designs. Many of these pieces were brought to life through various collaborations between emerging designers, established designers and makers, all initiated by Clout/SA.

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WATCH NOW! Meet some of South Africa’s leading designer-makers and hear them share their stories. Get a peek inside some of their factories and meet their teams. Listen to Nando’s founder Robbie Brozin share the inspiration behind the game-changing Nando’s Hot Young Designer Talent Search, and find out more about the Nando’s transformative design programme. Go behind the scenes with the judges to see how they select the talent search’s winning designs!

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Clout 2018: Meet Southern Africa's designer-makers introduced readers to some of the country's stellar design talents and was released to celebrate the launch of the Portal to Africa website, at the Portal to Africa showcase in May 2018.

Clout 2019: The Business of South African design focusses on the country's design industry, supported by the Portal to Africa, fired up by Nando's. Click the magazine cover to read the issue online.

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