There are a lot of interior designers and decorators that do what we do. They share the same what and how, but our clients work with us for our why and our who. We are friendly dynamic creators and we set out to connect with people on what matters most — their space and experience in it.

Adore Design is a full service Interior Design company specializing in residential projects… big and small, commercial and retail sectors. Whether it’s a renovation or a new custom home, the design team is experienced in creating beautiful and functional spaces that fit our client’s personality and lifestyle.

What

We are dedicated in creating a space that encompasses a great design: functional, unique, and timeless. We ensure that it reflects our client’s style and budget by listening to their wants and tuning in to their needs.

How

We think of our client as our partner in the project. They have a collage of images in their head of what they picture their perfect space to be and we harness that to create it in reality.

Why

We believe a project should be enjoyable and fun. We ensure that our clients feel the stress lessen as we step in and make design decisions on their behalf.

Who

We are designers. We are creators. We are collaborators. We are detailed and committed. We are honest and open in our communication. We believe in quality. And we really love what we do!

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Sanil Magan - CEO

As the co-founder and CEO of Adore Design the entrepreneurial-minded Sanil Magan, is responsible for overseeing all facets of the business, with his prime focus on customer-centric operations and marketing strategies.  Sanil has a proven management track record with over 13 years of experience developing businesses, driving sales growth and providing superior customer service.

Prior to joining Adore Design, Sanil was the Managing Director of a large Cleaning Services company, leading the operational and business development aspects of the business and transforming it from a 3 man operation to a 150 strong organisation, and becoming one of the largest independently run cleaning service company in Durban.

Due to his unrelenting passion for customer service excellence, Sanil has made Adore Design one of the fastest growing Interior Designer companies in South Africa.

“Like all other industries, the Interior Design industry cannot be immune from disruptive business models brought about by innovation and transformation. Adore Design is part of that disruption!”

– Sanil Magan
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Jeanine Theron - Design Director

Co-founder, Jeanine Theron, is the award winning, internationally recognised Interior Designer who leads the creativity aspects of Adore Design.

Jeanine’s 12 years design experience has spanned residential, commercial and retail and her work has been featured in local and international publications and media outlets.

Jeanine’s role is to interpret her clients wishes, resolving the pragmatics of form and function, to create a seamless integrated whole. Highly functional, serene and beautiful, resonant and refined, a place to luxuriate in the moment by moment experience of life…

She understands only too well that no two assignments are the same. Each is an expression of her client’s individuality, personality, living style and preferences, informed by open dialogue and exchange.

“My vision is to inspire people to live a more beautiful life, so their souls will project more happiness, inspiring others to live the best lives they can, in turn, inspiring others, creating a snowball effect to leave a legacy of happiness and beauty behind for all to enjoy.”

– Jeanine Theron
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Niezam Khan - Manufacturing Director

Niezam Khan oversees the burgeoning manufacturing side of the business. He leads a team of 6 home-grown and highly skilled craftsmen that provide our clients with bespoke and superior quality design products.

Since 22, Niezam has harnessed his inherent passion for furniture structural design by dedicating several years to meticulous study and mentorship under industry leaders. During his training at Furntech (South Africa’s Centre of Excellence for the furniture industry) he perfected the skills of advanced furniture technology.

Niezam’s flair and excellence in the trade, propelled him to be selected to represent South Africa at Stockholm, Sweden. In Sweden he was mentored and taken under the wing of world renowned designer Daniel Svahn Studios. Niezam co-exhibited with Daniel Svahn Studios at the 2014 Stockholm Furniture Fair.

In 2012 was awarded a contract by Furntech, to produce furniture by making use of their 2000sqm hi-tech furniture facility. This created a platform for Niezam to see well into the future and prepare his operations to compete amongst leading furniture brands in the South African and global market.

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Joe Perumal - Operations Manager

Joe is Adore’s main man on the ground running all aspects of business operations and leads a team of 5.  On a daily basis Joe’s unrelenting management of project deliverables, deadlines and quality management ensure that our clients receive the best service possible.

Joe has a solid track record of several years in project management, home improvement and maintenance. His attention to detail is impeccable, and goes the extra mile to exceed our client’s expectations!