A shining “beacon of hope” on Cape Town’s Signal hill comes in the form of the 24m high “SunStar”, a dramatic artwork by Artist and founder of the Robben Island Art Company and Trust (RIACT), Christopher Swift. The work was unveiled on 19th November after three years in the making. It is one of the biggest pieces to be exhibited as part of the World Design Capital programme and coincides with the South African 20 Years of Democracy celebrations.Feb 2, 2015 Read More
For Sets, Drapes, Screens (Pty) Ltd’s Operations Manager, Andre Matthysen, landing a job which takes him ‘beyond his limits’ on any working day, has meant the difference between having a job and having a career.
Andre comes from a non-technical business background (branch manager / area manager / operations manager) working in the retail space and attributes his managerial skills as much to managing the varied aspects of retail stores as to the NQF level 6 diploma in management he undertook at the time. “I always knew that that the path I was on would not be the final path for me but in that environment I learned a great deal about people, how to work with them as well as client relations which has stood me in good stead”.Feb 2, 2015 Read More
Participants in the CANSA Relay for Life Corporate event on 20th September got to experience a 12m journey through the “Tunnel of Remembrance”.
The unique tunnel structure was sponsored for this event by South African specialist design and manufacturing company Gearhouse In2Structures, one of the Gearhouse Group of Companies. In2Structures used an adaptation of their latest and smallest venue design known as the Midi Dome to create the environment.Oct 21, 2014 Read More
Set construction and installation company Sets, Drapes, Screens, or SDS, is part of the Gearhouse Group of Companies and has been successfully servicing live events, venue requirements, television productions, custom exhibition stands and brand activations in Gauteng and the Western Cape for the past 6 years with set requirements as well as a variety of large format screens and draping.Oct 2, 2014 Read More
In recognition of Nelson Mandela Day, the Gearhouse Group’s Johannesburg branch contributed to a worthy cause by spending some time at a Hillbrow Overnight Shelter for women called Othandweni. The shelter offers refuge to women from all walks of life who have migrated to Johannesburg in search of a better life but end up homeless and on the streets instead.Oct 2, 2014 Read More
LEDVision (Pty) Ltd, a full-service LED screen supplier, and part of the Gearhouse Group of Companies, has expanded its rental stockholding once again to offer more innovative options to the local live event market.
The company's latest investment in over one hundred square meters of Radiant 7mm indoor/outdoor panels gives LEDVision the capacity to build two HD resolution screens of the new product.Oct 2, 2014 Read More
On the 1st of August 2014, technical supplier to venues, INHOUSE VTM (IVTM) opened doors at the Southern Sun O.R. Tambo Hotel. The hotel is situated in Johannesburg, just 500 metres from South Africa’s busiest airport and functions as a convenient business stop for local and foreign clients offering a 5 star service right from the front door.
On 3 and 4 Aug 2014, IVTM showcased the Gearhouse Group’s products to the hotel’s management and sales team as well as their clients, from a basic Daily Conference Package setup to the newest high-tech equipment available through the Group, including conference microphones, translation services, touch screens, registration software, twitter feed capabilities and a fully suspended lighting rig.Oct 2, 2014 Read More