WHO WE ARE
The Apax team’s passion for the Interior Design industry is rooted in the drive to make a difference and considers the three most important components of successful Interior Design projects namely Client, Designer & Environment. Since 2013, Apax Design has been shaping spaces in a portfolio of hospitality and entertainment, retail & commercial design projects as well as residential designs. We look forward to being of service to you.
Rudolph Jordaan; Design Director
B.Design (IEG); BTech: Interior Design (CPUT)
Rudolph Jordaan leads his group at Apax Design Pty (Ltd) and as an individual is registered with the South African Council of Architectural Professions as a Draughtsperson, as well as a Professional Interior Designer with the African Institute of Interior Design Professions. Some of his accolades include a curation chosen by Lidewij Edelkoort for Woolworths at the 2013 Design Indaba, 2013 Shift Fresh Talent winner for the Swedish Institute, Season 3 winner for Win A Home on SABC3.
With its procured team of professionals, Apax Design delivers a service that assesses the needs and wants of the client and interprets that within a given budget. The Pax’s support structure consists of three role players: Client, Designer & Environment. Together they ensure the successful shaping of spaces that will enhance the quality of life for its occupants.
Sydney Warren; Designer
B.Design: Interior Design (IEG)
With schooling in different countries and an international education standard, Sydney holds her work to a high standard, aspiring for the utmost quality. Time abroad has given her an appreciation for an open mind, and an accepting and flexible approach towards various situations. Creating one’s path and breaking away from conformity is important to her. She resonates with the notion that design is thinking made visible, with a style inspired by contemporary aesthetics, out of the box designs and meaningful spaces when it comes to user experience.
“One can never underestimate the power of a strong concept, and keeping this in mind I strive to explore and try new things with every project. I really admire work that pushes the boundaries of the norm, work that sets new standards for design and encourages us as designers to always be willing to try something new.”
Rudolph has a unique contemporary design style that combines the consideration of fine detail and functionality with intriguing and unpredictable elements resulting in beautiful, well-planned spaces.
As my jet lag subsides, I am beginning to process the incredible work that you have done. You took my mandate and you delivered beyond expectations. I realize that unanticipated building constraints added to the challenge, but it’s clear you more than overcame them and have created a wonderful living space for me. I’m also especially impressed with how you used my inventory of furniture and art in the house. While some of these pieces are nearly 20 years old, you have completely refreshed and modernized them to fit perfectly into the home–a real achievement of the mandate. I know what you have done took days and days of careful preparation, design, and persistence. Your efforts have certainly paid off and I am extremely appreciative!