Living Life's Moments Beautifully

About Captivating Places
Raised with a creative spirit and an entrepreneurial heart, Sam Place happened upon the field of design by chance. She quickly fell in love, and knew she had found the thing that excited her in life.

It wasn’t long before she took the brave step to completely change her career path by enrolling for an Interior Design and Décor qualification. And this Durban-based designer hasn’t looked back since!

It is a beautiful thing when passion and career come together.

Sam founded Captivating Places in 2016 after gaining 6 years of experience in different avenues of the design industry.
She is a Durban Based Designer who values a hands-on approach to design, while still allowing for a close collaborative relationship with her clients. She truly loves watching her clients fall in love with their “new” spaces or homes.

At Captivating Places, Sam aims to create unique spaces tailored to each individual client’s particular personality. Her ultimate goal is to enhance lives through improving spaces. Sam’s work is deeply personal and if you work with her you can trust that your space will become a true reflection of you!

Interior Design

Interior Design is the ideal way to make sure you get the most out of new builds and renovation. Whether you have a new or existing space it can be enhanced by this service. From conception and the initial space planning phase, through the entire design process to completion, design plays an integral role in it all. The interior design process is an intensive and detailed service, with emphasis on Cad Drawing work and the overall finishes. We source all the details each project requires, ensuring that each element remains true to the end aesthetic. Having the designer on board during construction ensures that there is a follow through of the design vision all the way to the detailed execution of the project. Services/ function includes: - Spatial Planning - Kitchen Design - Bathroom Design - Furniture Design - Project Management - Specifications and hard finishes - Detailed Budget

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Interior Decorating

Interior Decorating is ideal for property investors and/or anyone looking to upgrade an existing space with soft furnishings and new furniture pieces. We source both locally and internationally to find the perfect pieces and items for your space. We are hands on in the project from start to finish, ensuring that our clients’ vision is executed and that his/her needs have been met successfully. Services/ function includes: - Conception design to final detail - Sourcing and design of soft finishes - Furniture selection and placement - Sourcing off artwork if needed - Ordering and installation of all finishes

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Project Management

If we manage your project we facilitate and oversee any subcontractors’ work, as well as appointing relevant subcontractors where needed. We attend all site meetings and make regular site visits to ensure schedules are adhered to and revisions are made (if needed).

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Furniture Design

Perfect for those who have something unique in mind. A special piece of furniture can be specifically designed and manufactured for you. This service is offered in house, and executed by the skilled artisans we have teamed up with.

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Home Staging

Ideal if you are looking to sell a home. We will be by your side whether you are selling an empty house or your home needs the correct item placement that will make it look most attractive before it goes on the market.

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Hourly Consults

Need some help getting those creative juices flowing or structuring your idea? Get in touch, we would be happy to provide some guidance with regards to decorating and design. Just remember to send us some photos after the project execution has been completed!

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  • Office PSGW

  • House DL

  • House Brettenwood

  • House PJ

  • House N

  • House K

  • Office Spaces

  • House W

  • House U

  • Hillcrest Build

  • House AK

  • House J

  • House N

  • House P

  • House R

  • House ND

  •  2020/09/27 07:32 PM
  •  2020/05/20 01:20 PM

Some thoughts on your home office xx

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  •  2016/05/30 12:00 AM

A note from me on my understanding of purpose xx

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For design enquires, leave me a note or drop me an email I look forward to chatting through your vision and the dream of working together

  • Morningside, Durban, Berea, South Africa
  • 515 Currie Road