With projects that include the hospitality and residential sectors, our aim is to deliver sustainable and expert quality.
Anna Giorgina aims to enhance the way you experience your design. We are not only designers, we are artists & creators. The result of our craft is exceptional and tailored, elegant and timeless. We are here to create and execute to perfection.
About Our Directors
ADRI VAN DER MERWE
It all started when Adri found interest in home construction and design through watching home renovation programs on TV. Fixated with the transformation of properties from the dull and dreary to the magnificent, she watched episode after episode and in the process discovered her passion for architectural design.
Born and raised in Gauteng, Adri set off to Cape Town to study Interior Design at CPUT 10 years ago.
Once qualified, Adri was fortunate to be mentored and guided by leading professionals in the design industry. Early in her career, Adri received a good grounding in joinery and technical development whilst associated with a prominent joinery factory in Cape Town.
In the last 5 years, Adri was involved in multi-million projects that spanned Sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa, Seychelles and Nigeria. Adri has an impressive list of completed projects and highly satisfied clients. In each of these projects, elements of Adri’s creative input shines through and is a manifestation of what once started off as concept ideas.
Adri heads up, the next generation and transformational Interior Design firm, Anna Giorgina.
“Design is a delicate balance between art and science to give the optimum combination of visual pleasure and functionality”
CHRISTIAAN VAN DER MERWE
Christiaan first found a love for design at a very young age and decided that he will one day have his own design company. Together with his wife, Adri, they started Anna Giorgina Interiors and have been taking the designing industry by storm.
Having worked in numerous design sectors for the past 8 years, Christiaan has gained a great deal of experience in Interiors. His expertise spans to top-of-the-market clientele wanting high-end luxurious finishes. With an impressive list of clients from South Africa and Europe, Christiaan ensures that all conceptual design development is on par with grandeur expectations.
and don’t wait to take chances”
Leon is the sole proprietor for Syncromec consulting. He has served in project management teams of two large (2+ Billion ZAR) EPC bulk materials handling projects and has experience in estimation/proposals, project engineering, project management, Power Station construction (Eskom), commissioning management, contract management (FIDIC, NEC 3), engineering management and quality assurance management. He currently holds a certification as a Project Management Professional and associated broad scope of competencies.
Liezl is an undoubtedly talented graphic
designer and top honours graduate from
CTU. She is mentored and guided by Adri
on small to large scale hospitality projects
that require signage and wayfinding, and
in some instances Branding development.
Creativity is one thing Liezl contributes
towards all her design, and the ability to
graphically portray this brings life into our
Dreaming of becoming a draftsman at an early age, Carel started his career in the construction industry as a site foreman and site manager for an international construction company in Johannesburg. Gaining a huge amount of on-site experience and learning to project manage, he decided to move to Cape Town to pursue his dream. Carel joined Anna Giorgina Interiors in 2022 and has been a valuable asset to the team, ensuring that all our projects run smoothly as soon as we commence with the construction phase. Quality assurance and attention to detail are what he strives for, keeping the level of work to the utmost satisfaction.
Armand de Wet
After High School, Armand started his career in the engineering field of the mining industry. After 3 years of accumulating experience in this field, he decided to follow his passion in interior design instead. He enrolled to studied interior design where he acquired his qualifications at the Potchefstroom Academy. Shortly after completing his studies, he moved to Cape Town where he started his career in Interior Design. Since then he has worked for numerous Companies in Cape Town in the Technical Field of Interior Design, gaining in-depth technical knowledge in all aspects that is expected for that seamless and perfect site fit-out. Armand is currently our Technical Designer.
Nadia de Jager
Nadia joined the AGI team in February 2023 as an Administrative Assistant. Since then she has gained extensive experience in the business dealing with multiple contractors and suppliers, and ensuring all of our documentation is thoroughly checked over. She approaches all aspects of any job with a positive, hard-working mindset, and is passionate about helping find solutions to any challenges. She is also the Personal assistant to both of our Directors, manages office duties and ensuring the entire team is set for each day. Her knowledge broadens in customer service from Hospitality design, Restaurant setups, retail and corporate environments, and has a will for assisting in design aspects in Residential projects. She is excited to bring these experiences and enthusiasm to the team at Anna Giorgina Interiors and to our clients.