Converting homes to havens


Whether you’re looking to illuminate a room with the perfect lighting fixture or seeking advice on how to furnish your living room, the team of experts at Springlights in Hillcrest, offers personalised consultations to tailor products and services to each customer’s individual style and needs, so you can transform your home into a haven of style and comfort.

“Springlights is not just a home décor store – it’s a destination for discerning clientele who value quality, uniqueness and local craftsmanship. Our offerings include a diverse selection of lighting fixtures, furniture, home accessories and wall decor. Each item is carefully curated to bring a touch of elegance and sophistication to any space. Our range of services are designed to help customers create the perfect ambiance in their homes,” says co-owner Michael Baird.

Donae Baird welcomes you to Springlights in Hillcrest for all your home décor and lighting needs.

As an operation that proudly believes in standing out from the crowd, the team is led by; Donae Baird, marketing and sales manager with a flair for interior design and a passion for curatorship. Armed with an expert eye and loads of passion when it comes to interior spaces, Donae can’t wait to meet and ensure that you have a seamless customer experience.

“Our marketing strategy focuses on sustainability, showcasing our commitment to using eco-friendly materials and processes. We understand the importance of preserving our planet for future generations, and we strive to do our part by sourcing and producing our products in an environmentally friendly manner. This commitment to sustainability sets Springlights apart from our competitors and resonates with our eco-conscious customers.”

Donae also explains that the team at Springlights is its greatest asset. “Each member of staff is trained to provide exceptional service, offering personalised advice and recommendations to help each customer find the perfect pieces for their home. We invest in continuous training and development for our employees, keeping them up to date with the latest trends and techniques in lighting and interior décor. Our team’s passion for sustainability and commitment to customer satisfaction is what makes Springlights the go-to destination for lighting and interior décor in Hillcrest.”

Alongside Donae is sales consultant Eurika van Vuuren, who plays a key role in assisting interior designers, in both retail and trade spaces, in selecting the right décor and lighting solutions to meet specific project needs. Eurika, together with the extended team, will assist customers in finding the perfect lighting and décor options. Her expertise in Springlights product offerings and lighting specs, will ensure customers receive tailored recommendations.

Co-owner Michael Baird says, “I wanted to create a business that not only provides high-quality, bespoke lighting and décor solutions, but also one that is sustainable and local. I believe in supporting our local economy and community, and I knew that I could source incredible products right here in South Africa.” Michael says he also wanted to involve his family in the business and create something they could all be proud of.

Bringing his experience, knowledge and expertise to the Springlights partnership is Brendan Burmeister, owner of Lightco, a business that has serviced the greater Durban area for more than 20 years. Michael believes that Brendan’s knowledge in the field of lighting, interior décor and furnishing will be invaluable in guiding Springlights to success in the South African market.

“Starting Springlights has been an incredible journey for all involved, and I’m so excited to see where it takes us. I am proud of what my team has accomplished in such a short space of time. I’m passionate about lighting and décor and I’m thrilled to be able to share that passion with our customers. I truly believe that the right lighting can transform a space, and I can’t wait to help our customers create beautiful, inviting homes and properties,” says Michael.

Details: Visit Springlights at Shop 8 (upper level) Bailey Centre, 2 Builders Way, Hillcrest or phone 031 765 3898. / [email protected]