Our Team

Our Team


Lauren Shantall

Lauren Shantall is best known in the field of design and decor both as a creative force, innovator & strategic planner. She is the founder of trendtalk.

Mieneke van der Merwe
Account Manager

Mieneke studied journalism at City Varsity, photography at Media Village and completed a graphic design course at Concept Interactive. Mieneke is responsible for the social media management and PR for clients in the local design and interior industry.

Tejumade Haastrup
Senior Account Manager

Tejumade Haastrup is a Corporate Communications and Sociology graduate from the University of Johannesburg. She has worked as a freelance lifestyle writer and her experience in Public Relations includes internal and external communications work for both consumer and corporate accounts.

Pam du Toit
Trade Manager

Decorator Pam du Toit has over 30 years of experience in the interior design trade. With a background in fabrics, she has worked previously for St Leger & Viney and the Silk & Cotton Co. She manages all trade relationships.

Yusrah Julius
Account Manager

Yusrah worked previously in magazine publishing both in print and social media.

Louise De Kock
Senior Account Manager

Louise specialises in lifestyle consumer brands and is a seasoned PR practitioner.

Samantha Kerr
Account Manager

After graduating from Varsity College with a Diploma in Public Relations, Samantha spent time traveling and working abroad. She recently moved back to Cape Town to pursue her career in PR.

Stephanie Cruywagen
Social Media Manager

An arts graduate with a graphic design focus, Stephanie lends her talents to our social media channels.

Aqeelah Hassim
Account Manager

Aqeelah is a Print Journalism, Media & Writing graduate from UCT. Her passion is social media.