August 28, 2020 - August 28, 2020
RMB TAF Talk: Envisioning Art in Your Home
How to enhance your home with art – a guide to decorating your home with your art collection.
Presented by Ockert Dixon (Interior Designer), Michael Chandler (Illustrator) & Paula le Roux (Interior Decorator)
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About the Panelists:
Ockert Dixon owns Jacket Interiors, one of South Africa’s successful interior design businesses. Established in 2006, projects have included numerous designer hotels, office interiors and high-end private residences in South Africa and abroad. Most recently, Ockert started Jacket Curated, a collection of products celebrating South African designers, manufacturers and artists, with the aim of introducing these products to the Australian and European interior design markets.
Paula Le Roux is an interior decorator, art lover and serial home renovator. She believes that art in your home should spark joy and evolve with you as you and your family grow. As a mother of four children, her home is filled with quirky, colourful art that is a reflection of her vibrant family life. Paula utilises this same passion when sourcing art for her client’s homes by helping them refine what kind of art they love and finding that perfect piece to instantly transform a space and complement their home and family.
Michael John Chandler worked in auction world for a few years as a furniture specialist before launching ‘Chandler House’, which allowed him to pursue his wide interests in antiques, art, design and... his burning creativity. Since opening the doors to his store, gallery and more recently studio, Michael has stepped into the role of artist too and has exhibited work in the South African National Gallery, collaborated with the South African retail giant Mr Price on whimsical homeware. Looking ahead Michael has his eyes set on designing lighting, furniture, textiles as well as interior design too.