BUSINESS

A woman with a flair for interior design!- Noëlle Ngobeni

Carob Magazine Africa profiles a trailblazer in the interior design and furniture industry. She is a trendsetter, a pioneer, a real go-getter… She is the CEO and founder of Quatre Saisons, Noëlle Ngobeni.

Noelle Makhaukane Ngobeni was born in Giyani, Limpopo and holds various qualifications with Tshwane University of Technology, University of South Africa, Durban University of Technology and the
Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).

Her work experience span across the public sector – government departments and state-owned companies such as the Department of Public Works; Department of Agriculture; and the Medical Research
Council (MRC). She gained vast experience in working with multinational stakeholders, suppliers and customers from foreign countries around Africa, Asia, America and Europe.

Beyond the public sector, Noelle has over 12 years’ experience in Entrepreneurship Development, with
organizations such as Enablis South Africa and The Hope Factory. Both organizations are a not-for-profit
institutions which focused on establishing a network of entrepreneurs in developing countries as well as
equipping and supporting previously-disadvantaged South Africans and across Africa to establish and grow their businesses.

When the entrepreneurial bug bit in 2012, she established Quatre Saisons (Pty) Ltd, an interior design, furniture manufacturing, home & office automation business to service offices, residential
homes, hospitality sector and commercial industries. The company name draws its origin from the French
language meaning “Four Seasons”. “We pride ourselves on offering a personalized service, a competitive price and various qualities to suit a wide variety of market segments, says Noelle.”

With 15 years experience and passion for design trust the Quatre Saisons team to deliver the best excellent service possible. Noelle’s knowledge of residential and workspace design
combined with an innate understanding of how buildings fit together, provides practical solutions to interior design.

“Our designers successfully participate in projects from the initial concepts to the finished product” Says Noelle.

She defines her company’s mission as “simple” which is “to develop interior design experiences that are distinctive, compelling and of superb quality.”

No wonder that since its inception, the firm has consistently been recognized for its
business acumen and its variety of innovative design solutions that impeccably blend functional and
aesthetic.

Quatre Saisons’ products range includes; Customized Residential Furniture, Curtains & Blinds (Motorized/Manual), Office Furniture, Smart Home & Office Automation,

Container Conversion, Built-in Cupboards, Kitchens, Bathroom Sanitary-ware, Patio Furniture, Kids
Furniture and Soft Furnishings. The other services include 3D Interior Design, Shop Design & Fitting, Furniture Design, Architectural Design, Landscape Design, Building Construction, Space.

Assessment, Space Planning, Project Procurement, Project Buyer, Construction Management, Change Management and overall Turnkey Project Management. Also works with other creative artists to bring art range such as Sculptures, Paintings, Graphite, Canvass, Ornaments and Ceramic art.

“We endeavor to meet and exceed our customer’s expectations.” – That is our motto! Says Noëlle Ngoveni.