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Heartspace is an Interior Design firm that puts heart into everything they do. The founders, Gisela and Bernadine, worked in a corporate design environment collectively for 15 years. This provided them with the experience to handle large and complex projects, and in starting Heartspace, they are able to give these projects the love and attention that comes from a small, owner run business. Their mission is to create environments that are meaningful not only to their clients, but also to the people involved in building these spaces. Heartspace offers services globally and is passionate about supporting local communities and strive to involve small local businesses wherever possible. In doing this, they design and build spaces that do good and feel good. 

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Heartspace is very thorough with their design solutions and always went the extra mile for us, often on short notice.

Deon Winterbach
Managing Director of Devco


Offered Globally


Heartspace develop floor layouts of the space to ensure it accommodates your functional requirements. They also do test-fits to ensure organisation fits in a certain space before committing to a lease.

Interior Design

Heartspace designs your space according to your brand and budget. The design will then be developed into construction documentation with details including materials, finishes, construction methods and other specifications.


Heartspace sources furniture and décor to suit your design and budget. They also design custom furniture for bespoke projects.

3D Visualisation

Heartspace has an in-house rendering studio that creates beautiful 3D visualisations and virtual fly-through videos which can be used for marketing purposes.


our projects


the team

Gisela Patlansky



From left to right

Gisela Patlansky, Founder & Director

Bernadine Brittz, Director

Christine Crous, Interior Designer

Abigail Wagner, Interior Designer

Bernadine Pretorius
Christine Crous
Abigail Wagner