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Ciwanay Oosthuizen - Freelance Interior Designer - Jeffrey's Bay
Dorcas Haidome - Freelance Architect/Interior Designer - Abuja, Nigeria
Janeil Davis - Freelance Senior Interior Designer - Randburg, Johannesburg
Lisa Peché - Freelance Interior Decorator - Johannesburg
New   Marie Mambinga - Freelance Interior Designer  - Pretoria
Melanie Staegemann (Salo) - Freelance Homeware & Product Stylist - Cape Town
Pearl Mahaye - Freelance Interior Designer and Stylist - Johannesburg 
Phophi Faith Themeli - Freelance Interior Designer and Marketer - Johannesburg
    Samantha Esra - Freelance Interior Designer - Roodepoort
    Selina Amrithpal - Freelance Interior Designer - Durban
    Simphiwe Ngcobo - Freelance Interior Designer - Johannesburg

Ciwanay Malan


Ciwanay Oosthuizen - Freelance Interior Designer

Jeffrey's Bay - Eastern Cape

I am an experienced Interior Designer with a Master’s degree. I offer Interior Design services, specialising in Kitchen Design, shopfitting and cabinetry. I am based in the Eastern Cape but I work globally. My work preference is remote as well as on-site.

Education: Tshwane University of Technology - Diploma Interior Design | 2017, Bachelor’s Interior Design | 2018, Masters Interior Design | 2023.

Skill Set: Autodesk AutoCAD, Compusoft Winner Design, Autodesk Revit, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Enscape, InDesign, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, VRay, SketchUp, and Cabinet Vision.

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Week 19 | Thursday 09 May 2024

Dorcas Haidome Logo and Portrait


Freelance Architect/Interior Designer

Abuja - Nigeria

I am an experienced Architect and Interior Designer with a Master's in Architecture and Urbanism. I am more drawn to the interior part of the design from mood boards to space planning, etc, for both commercial and residential spaces. I am based in Abuja Nigeria but I work globally. My preference is remote work.

Education: Manchester School of Architecture - MA in Architecture and Urbanism - 2019, and Assumption University of Thailand - BArch in Architecture and Design - 2017.

Skill Set: Autodesk AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, SketchUp, Vray, Excel, Cabinet Vision, Shop Drawings, Interior Design, Estate Planning, Architecture, Urban Design.

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Week 20 | Wednesday 15 May 2024

Janeil Davis - Senior Interior Designer - Sundowner, Johannesburg

Janeil Davis - Freelance Senior Interior Designer
Randburg , Johannesburg

 I am an experienced Senior Interior Designer with a B-Tech Degree. I have more than 15 years industry experience. I have been freelancing for the past 9 years and have worked with well-known design houses and interior designers.

My services include:
  • Electronic mood boards and design concept with a proposed space plan.
  • Construction drawing pack with elevations.
  • 3D Renders.
  • Detailed Shopfitting Drawings.
  • Furniture and Finishing Schedule.
  • Furniture Selection and Procurement.
  • Site Visit, Site Co-ordination and Project Management.
  • Council Drawings and Submission.
Education: Tshwane University of Technology - B-Tech Interior Design 2005.
Skill Set: AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, Canva; MS Office Suite - MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project.

I am based in Randburg and can travel. I am open to remote, hybrid and contract work.

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Week 21 | Friday 24 May 2024

Lisa Peche Interiors


Lisa Peché - Freelance Interior Decorator

Fourways, Johannesburg

I specialize in soft decor, offering custom manufacturing of drapery, blinds, re-upholstery, wallpaper, throws, and linen, among other items. I manage all my projects and administrative tasks. I cater to the domestic, hospitality, and commercial markets, and collaborate with designers as required.

In addition, I also source and procure FF&E.

I am based in Fourways and can travel. I am open to remote, hybrid and flexitime projects.

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Week 21 | Monday 20 May 2024

Marie Mambinga - Freelance Interior Designer - Pretoria


Marie Mambinga - Freelance Interior Designer


I am an experienced freelance interior designer based in Pretoria, South Africa. Over the past 2 years, I had the opportunity to work with a wide range of private clients on residential projects. I am a passionate interior designer who focuses on residential design and incorporates biophilic design principles to create spaces that enhance the well-being of my clients and the planet. I have a National Diploma and an Advanced Diploma in Interior Design from Tshwane University of Technology. I am able to work 100% remotely, but I am also available to be on-site in Pretoria (if necessary).

The core interior design services I provide include:
  • Concept development and mood board creation
  • Finishes and materials selection
  • Space planning and interior design
  • Detailed 2D drafting
  • 3D renderings
Education: Tshwane University of Technology - National Diploma Interior Design 2018 - 2021, Tshwane University of Technology - Advanced Diploma Interior Design 2022

Skill Set: AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Canva

Languages: English and French

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Week 26 | Friday 28 June 2024

Melanie Staegemann nee Salo


Melanie Staegemann (Salo) - Freelance  Professional Homeware & Product Stylist

Cape Town

I am a professional Product and Homeware stylist!

In a world where online shopping has become the go-to buying option for millions of people around the world I play a pivotal role in helping to generate sales and get the right products to reach the right customers with engaging and relatable images. With a qualification in Interior Design and Decorating and years spent in various fields relating to Decor, I have the ability and professional experience; to understand the process from brief stage to implementation while identifying the soft furnishings/props that achieve the desired results.

I have worked in a studio environment as well as on locations on advertising campaigns for stills and TV and successfully mastered the art of production, set design, product styling, propping, and wardrobe sourcing.

What am I offering: I offer professional styling to create engaging and relatable images for stills and TV/Video for Homeware, Product and basic food styling.

Education: Cape Town School of Photography 2016, Caminey K Photography - 2015, Design Time College of Interior Design - 2005.

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Week 21 | Friday 24 May 2024

Pearl Mahaye - Interior Designer and Stylist


Pearl Mahaye - Freelance Interior Designer and Stylist


I am a 29 year Interior Designer from South Africa. I have worked for various companies and I’ve now taken the route to freelance. I am proficient in design programs such as Revit, SketchUp, Photoshop, AutoCAD and inDesign. Currently learning Canva and ArchiCAD.

I enjoy technical drafting and detailing as well. Kitchen and cabinetry technical drawings are my strongest points. It would be an honour to join your team while I share my interior design experiences and learn more from your firm so that we can take the architectural industry to greater heights together.

Education: Inscape Design College - HC in Architectural Technology - Current, Tshwane University of Technology - N.DIP Interior Design - 2014 to 2018.

Skill Set: AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit, inDesign, and Project Management.

Languages: English and Zulu

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Week 21 | Friday 24 May 2024

Phophi Faith Themeli

Phophi Faith Themeli - Freelance Interior Designer and Marketer

AD iD, is a newly established Advertising and Marketing agency that specializes in the built environment spearheaded by Phophi Faith Themeli, a qualified interior designer holding an honours degree from the University of Johannesburg and a marketer with over seven years of experience.

At AD iD, we offer a comprehensive range of targeted services for the built environment, serving as a one-stop solution for various marketing needs. From insightful consultation to crafting unique marketing plans, professional branding, and continuous feedback, we ensure a design-forward, credible, and consistent company image.

Our dedication to showcasing the built environment through various marketing content forms sets us apart. With a focus on networking, storytelling, and data-driven strategy, we bring the perfect blend of creativity and expertise to elevate businesses in the built environment.

Our suite of services includes traditional marketing, PPC, SEO, advertising, social media marketing, web design, presentations, and renderings, all tailored to bolstering our clients' industry presence and online visibility.

Education: University of Johannesburg - BA Honours Interior Design 2021, AFDA - BA Motion Picture and Live Performance 2014, University of the Witwatersrand - BA Media, Film Visual and Performing Arts 2013.

Skill Set: Copywriting, Digital Marketing, Photoshop, Canva, Proof Reading, Revit, and AutoCAD.

We are available on- site and online in Johannesburg, South Africa

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Week 22 | Monday 27 May 2024

Samantha Esra - Freelance Interior Designer - Roodepoort

Samantha Esra - Freelance Interior Designer

I can work in the Gauteng area, and work remotely for designers in other regions. Freelancer in Cabinetry Drawings or Millwork, Details and Illustrations. In addition, I assist designers with drawings of custom made chandeliers and African resort style " organic " concepts.

My experience is in:
  • Retail
  • Luxury domestic
  • Hotels
  • Casinos / Bars / Restaurant
  • Commercial
  • Middle East work and African resort styles
Additional portfolios of my completed projects available, on request.

Education: Design Centre Greenside - Diploma of Higher Education 1989 - 1991, plus 29 Years of experience.
Skill Set:
  • Millwork (cabinetry drawing with detailing) by hand
  • Project Management for interiors
  • Conceptual Designer
  • FFE documentation / Drawing Management
  • Sourcing products / Sample Board Creation
  • Site measure up and drawing management
  • Sketching and perspective
  • Retail Site Project Manager for Fit Out
  • Writing up Scope of Works
  • Checking drawings and red- lining technical drawings
  • Assistant to Procurement Officer
  • Creating sample boards or digital mood boards
  • Tile Layouts with setting out points
  • Microsoft Office, Power Point and basic Excel

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Week 23 | Wednesday 05 June 2024

Selina Amrithpal - Freelance Interior Designer - Durban

Selina Amrithpal - Freelance Interior Designer

I offer freelance Interior Design services.

I come from a solid technical background with a strong interest in creativity and a passion towards design strategy. I am extremely passionate about architectural development and innovation. I believe my academic background, passion, and industry experiences thus far, with the credentials I need to thrive as a freelancer.

My Services Include:
  • Concept development and mood boards
  • Finishes and materials selection
  • Space planning and designing
  • Detailing and drafting of 2D drawings
  • Detailed shop fitting drawings
  • 3D rendering
Education: Durban University of Technology Diploma in Interior Design 2022, Durban University of Technology Introduction to Real Estate & Property Valuation 2022.
Skill Set: AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, SketchUp, V-Ray, Basics of Revit, Social Media Management and Microsoft.

Languages: English

I am based in Durban, willing to work on-site and remotely.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

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Week 23 | Wednesday 05 June 2024

Simphwe Ngcobo - Freelance - Interior Designer - Johannesburg

Simphiwe Ngcobo - Freelance Interior Designer

I am a passionate and dedicated interior designer with a love for transforming spaces into beautiful, functional environments. With a degree from the University of Johannesburg and 2 to 3 years of experience in the industry, I have honed my skills in 3D rendering, drafting technical drawings, and designing interior spaces that exceed client expectations.

At Stellar Design Studio, I specialize in creating bespoke designs that reflect the unique tastes and lifestyles of my clients. The services include comprehensive design solutions from concept to design development, 3D designs, FF&E, detailed drafting and implementation. Additionally, we offer home staging, cleaning and decluttering of homes and offices, and relevant project management services to ensure that every project is completed seamlessly and efficiently.

Services Include:
  • Concept Development and Mood Boards: We start by understanding your vision and creating a comprehensive design concept that captures your style and preferences.
  • Design and Drafting: Utilizing advanced tools such as Revit and AutoCAD, we produce detailed drawings and plans that bring your vision to life.
  • 3D Visualisation: Bring your ideas to life prior to construction.
  • FF&E: The selection and procurement of all movable furniture, decorative items, and equipment required to fulfil the project objective.
  • Home Staging: Preparing your home for sale by enhancing its appeal to potential buyers.
  • Project Management: Overseeing every aspect of the project to ensure timely and successful completion.
I am confident that my skills, combined with the exceptional offerings of Stellar Design Studio, can help you create the perfect space. Whether you are looking to redesign your home, office, or commercial space, I am here to provide innovative solutions that meet your needs and surpass expectations.

I would love the opportunity to discuss your project in more detail and explore how we can work together to bring your vision to reality.

Please feel free to contact me on WhatsApp or Email to schedule your first free consultation.

Thank you for considering Stellar Design Studio for your interior design needs. I look forward to the possibility of working with you.

Education: University of Johannesburg - Diploma 2016, Green Build Council South Africa (GBCSA) - Short course 2016

Skill Set: Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, TwinMotion (3D Visualisation Software) Adobe Creative Suites, Corel Draw, Wixsite (creating websites, branding, content creator and social media management and logos.)

Work Preference: 100% Remote + JHB / PTA On-site work (if requested).

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Week 23 | Wednesday 05 June 2024


Interior Placements Freelance Positions

Freelance Architects, Designers, Decorators, and other Service Providers

Interior Placements reaches over 5000 persons directly on a weekly basis in the South African Interior Design Industry and is shared on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

I am offering a Free Basic listing that includes a description of your services, your CV and Portfolio, area of operation, and your contact information.

Optional - Sharing on Social Media Platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram for R650.00.

Please do a background check on any Company/Person that responds to your advert before agreeing to meet and ensure you have a proper contract in place before taking on any work.

  • A brief description of what you are offering*
  • A comprehensive two page CV that includes a recent portrait pic, your personal contact information, your qualifications including where and when you qualified, Your specific skill set, Employment history and contactable references.
  • Your Portfolio in PDF format or a link thereto
  • A recent portrait pic and Logo (each min 375 pixels square)
  • Your Website and Social Media Platforms
  • City or town where you are based
  • Work preference - On site or Remote
  • This offer only applies to persons who have a qualification from an accredited institution.

Please click on the email link below to submit
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KSA Gauteng Institute for Architecture IID Professions
Established  in 1989 by members of the kitchen industry, the Kitchen Specialists Association is a non-profit company managed by regional committees in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape and overseen by a national committee. The Gauteng Institute for Architecture is one of the oldest architectural organizations in South Africa, founded in 1900 as the Transvaal Institute of Architects.  We are a voluntary association affiliated to the South African Institute of Architects and endorsed by the South African Council for the Architectural Profession.

Our Mission: To serve our members’ interests, promote a better built environment and a greater awareness of Architecture.
The IID is the only professional body representing the Interior Design industry in South Africa. Serving the needs of registered, practicing interior architecture, interior design and interior decorating professionals as well as education institutions and suppliers that provide services to the interior design industry.
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  Updated Wednesday 05 June 2024