By DAS on the 04/22/2014 - 15:23

Ceiling roses are traditionally placed at the centre of a ceiling to spruce up a light fitting. But creativity has no bounds and there are many alternative uses for these decorative features.


By DAS on the 04/11/2014 - 13:19

Workplace design consultant Barbara T. Armstrong says: “Working with businesses of all types and sizes, from Global 100 companies to growing entrepreneurial enterprises, I am certain of one thing: Workplace design can, and does, inspire innovation.”

This is a significant statement,...

By DAS on the 04/10/2014 - 13:10

Decorex Cape Town: 25-28 April 2014, CTIC
Decorex Johannesburg: 6-10 August 2014, Gallagher Estate

The theme for Cape Town’s 2014 Decorex is “Design Your Life” and you don’t want to miss it! Why? Because it’s all about...

By DAS on the 03/22/2014 - 09:58

We at DAS were excited when we came across a blog post on reviewing our Cuban Cornice and DIY Installation Kit. As you can imagine we were keen to see what the blogger had to say about our products. We think you’ll agree with us that the...

By DAS on the 03/06/2014 - 15:15

Wooden wall panels were hot in the 60s and 70s. As with everything in fashion and décor, trends always stage a comeback at some point. Love the idea of using wall panels, but not sure where or how to get it right in your own home...

By DAS on the 02/20/2014 - 14:15

Spaces that are decorated with purely modern furniture and accessories are often characterless, even harsh. Think of an American pizzeria from the 50s – all smooth, shiny surfaces, solid blocks of colour or checked patterns, sharp angles, and plastic and metal. No thank you!


By DAS on the 02/04/2014 - 12:31

Bored with your home? Then it’s makeover time! Here are our best 10 reasons to get started on your home improvement projects today.

1. Make it sellable. You might not be thinking of selling right now, but your circumstances could easily change. Perhaps your job allows you...

By DAS on the 01/25/2014 - 09:20

Here comes the boast: DAS is South Africa’s largest manufacturer and distributer of decorative polystyrene cornices! We work hard to produce quality cornices that will add a professional finish and flair to any room.

Installing your DIY cornice

By DAS on the 01/15/2014 - 00:00

An indoors cornice is a horizontal, ornamental moulding that runs along the top of a wall where it connects with the ceiling. Cornices have been used for centuries because even in societies that don’t speak French, it’s easy to see that cornices lend a certain...

By DAS on the 12/13/2013 - 15:28

Window valances are the bits of fabric or wooden/metal frames that you hang over windows for decoration and sometimes to screen the curtains below, keeping out dust. While there are stock standard types, you can be as creative with them as with anything else in your home, and they can make for...


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