Calling all aspiring interior designers!

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South Africa’s favourite interior design reality TV show Win A Home is back!

We are looking for three pairs of aspiring interior designers to participate as contestants in this year’s design challenge.

This season we will be based in Somerset West in Cape Town!

Win A Home spring-boarded the careers of the previous designer winners Donald Nxumalo (2014), Jacoline Sema (2015), Rudolph Jordan (2016) and Brad Muttitt and Abiah Mahlase (2017) who have since made a big impact on South African interior design industry.

The 2018 design challenge applications are now open and we are once again looking for Design contestant Duos!

This season the three Design Duo contestants will be decorating three identical penthouse apartments at the Paardevlei Lifestyle Estate in Somerset West, competing for a grand prize of R100 000.

This is the opportunity of a lifetime for passionate and qualified designers looking to make their mark in interior design and win incredible prizes. Competing Design Duos will also be given the opportunity to be mentored by three of South Africa’s leading home decor magazines. Each of the three participating design pairs will be assigned a magazine title, who will guide them through the design process and will each do a feature spread on their mentee’s completed apartment.

Application Details:

Applications open: Monday 9 July 2018 at 14h00

Applications close: Friday 27 July at 12h00

Terms and Conditions apply.



To apply please email the following info to

1. A photo of you and your design partner (it can be your mom, uncle, brother, sister, friend, boyfriend, husband, wife)

2. 10 images in a PDF or Word document design portfolio of design work you have done in the past (mood boards, previous projects, plans, designs)

3. An A4 mood board that is representative of your design style.

4. A short cover letter and bio including your names, ages, city you live in, what makes you unique, your hobbies and passions and contact phone numbers and e-mail addresses.

(See T&Cs for more details)


Please note:

Contestants must reside in Cape Town or be able to relocate, reside and transport themselves in Cape Town  for the duration of the competition and be able to make themselves available full time for the duration of the Designer Challenge. (13 August to 10 December 2018)

Selected contestants will be contacted by the Win A Home production team for an on camera audition interview.

At least one member of the duo must hold a tertiary qualification in the field of design or art. Both must be 18 years of age or older and hold a valid South African driver’s license and own transport. Both must be permanent legal residents of the Republic of South Africa.