HotCocoa Interiors and Design

We are...

HotCocoa Interiors & Design was born out of a passion and love for architecture, design and décor... an overwhelming desire to create something different and provide a positive, creative experience for our clients.

Our goal is simple...

We create spaces with warmth, soul and personality. We deliver architecture, interiors and furniture that our clients love, live in easily and are proud of... We have passion to be perfect, to do better and better with each project we complete.

Our style is...

Personal in character, with special attention to details. A balance of texture, clean lines and simplicity... creating a rich look that is distinctive and modern. We are passionate about lighting in contemporary spaces and believe it creates magic. Born out of a love of food and luxury, our joinery design of kitchens and bathrooms is special and distinctive.

Our skills are...

Hotcocoa offers you a full turnkey service. We create concepts and develop spatial planning for architecture and interiors, provide budgets and quotes, full technical documentation of architecture, interior architecture and furniture design, and then we manage the construction process to completion and handover to our clients.

Our projects are...

we have a diverse range of clientele in both South Africa and internationally, from Cape Town to Johannesburg, Plettenberg Bay and London. We specialize in high end architecture and interiors for residential homes and apartments, luxury 5-star hotels, spa's, and exclusive retail spaces. We design lighting, custom-made furniture and window treatments, we curate art installations and we fully furnish your home or space.

Our team ...

Dawn Dickerson and Carmel Naudé

is led by Dawn Dickerson and Carmel Naudé and we are both involved in every detail of the design, building and furnishing of your space. Our design studio was born in 2002 and we have since become one of the top architecture, interior design and décor firms in Cape Town and South Africa. We have a multidisciplinary team of architects, interior designers, and furniture and décor designers that work together to create luxurious, seamlessly designed homes to ensure the best use of space for our clients’ lifestyle needs; and that the architecture, interiors and décor all work together to achieve a stunning end result.

We have...

passion, professionalism, creativity and a sense of adventure in all we do. We push boundaries... we care passionately about what we do... we take infinite care and pay close attention to details... we are disciplined and enjoy working and collaborating with our wonderful collection of regular, repeat and new clients.