Our design team contains a group of enthusiastic, talented individuals, each with their own select skill set and perspective. This diversity promotes a highly creative studio, generating the very best in design solutions.


Farai is Donald Nxumalo’s personal assistant. He works hand in hand with Donald on every scheme and costing. With his meticulous administrative skills, he ensures that clients are liaised with on all stages of projects. 

Farai’s experience lies with working with high-end clients to ensure professional and confidential standards are adhered to. His portfolio includes high end International brand names such as: Cartier, Pringle, Ben Sherman, Dolce Gabbana, Billionaire. 


Lizette is our Senior Project Manager. She ensures that quality and standards are adhered to once the design team hands over the project for manufacturing. Her expertise lies with onsite inspections and management as well as her technical knowledge of the built environment.

With over 5 years experience in the retail environment, she ensures that any fast-paced project is meticulously kept under watchful eye.

Her corporate retail experience boasts a portfolio high end international brands such as: Armani, Calvin Klein, Pringle, Tom Tailor, Topshop Topman and Lacoste to name a few.


Patience is our inhouse junior designer. Behind the scenes she ensures that correct site measurements are taken, space layouts are proposed, 3D visualizations are modelled and her fresh design knowledge is applied.


Patience was born and raised in Limpopo and furthered her studies at the Tshwane University of Technology where she has graduated as an Interior Designer.


Having been in the fashion Industry for the past decade and working with brand names such as Moschino, David Tlale, Adama Paris, Gavin Rajah & Anna Getaneh.

Huguette wanted to explore and learn about the Interior Design world and stumbled upon Donald and got offered to work at his showroom .

Huguette holds a Diploma in Financial Management from Damelin and a Diploma in Marketing Management from Unisa.


Siphe’s interior design philosophy is to preserve South Africa’s beautiful culture, textures, colours and diversity and showcase this to the world through our designs.       

Siphe believes motivation determines what you do and attitude determines how well you do it.

He has always been known for his charisma on screen as a model.  He came to Johannesburg in search of that lucid dream to become a professional interior designer, as a designer you take abstract ideas influenced by your surroundings which will determine the end result. 


Siphe holds a Diploma in Interior Design from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

Both Siphe & Huguette are our showroom representatives at Donald Nxumalo Interior Designs. 

Once you visit our showroom they are there to assist you with your design direction before purchasing something off our showroom floor. 

You can also book a consultation through them with Donald Nxumalo and you can find the consultation application form on the Services section of this website.