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Welcome to Insight Design, an architectural and interior design practice which focuses on Residential, Hospitality, Corporate, Retail and relevant Industrial projects.

Founded by Deborah Coppin in 2001, our design approach is to understand every aspect of our clients’ brand and spirit, as well as their practical requirements, and then translating these identities, needs and ideas into physical, inspiring buildings and interiors in which to work, play and live.

As a boutique, energetic design firm, we are able to develop a close working relationship with each client to complete their vision, and have a strong reputation for delivery high quality, contemporary, elegant and functional design solutions.

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About Deborah Coppin

“Design is a way of thinking”
Deborah is a qualified Senior Architectural Technologist and also has a BTech Degree in Applied Design. Having worked on some of South Africa’s premier retail chains over the last 15 years, she has also added residential, corporate and hospitality architectural and interior design projects to her team’s accomplishments.


“Design is not about decor, it’s a way of life”

We turn structures into living spaces which combine technology, luxury & style effortlessly.



“Design creates the ultimate ambiance”

We believe decor and dining go hand in hand when creating the ultimate culinary experience.



“Design is an opportunity to tell a story”

Taking a customer on a journey of the brand throughout a retail space is our main priority.



“Design is a journey that never ends”

First impressions count - we understand how to bring your corporate identity to life, leaving a lasting impression.