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Vee Hatendi
Vee Hatendi’s love for interior design and styling started at a very young age. “I would watch my mother work with different fabrics and textures and put together the most amazing creations like curtains, scatter cushions and bed covers. It was then
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An eco REVOLUTION
These days, when it comes to building green, the options are almost endless. It’s only going to become more popular thanks to incredible innovations that aim to cut down on building time and other valuable resources. While eco-friendly building mater
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A Home For All SEASONS
Building their home from scratch with the intention of creating spaces that offered easy inside-outside living, this family now has a forever home complete with a highly adaptable and flexible entertainment area that is perfect for use year-round. Th
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Douglas and Douglas is a Durban-based interior design and furniture company focused on creating spaces as individual as the people who inhabit them. For this project, Douglas and Douglas spent over three years conceptualising, designing and working a
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Face TO FACE
Johann Koch envisioned JK Designs while still at school. “After completing my studies in 2011, I started working for a reputable Pretoria-based architectural firm. After hours I actively grew my private portfolio and in 2014 I launched JK Designs. In
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Super STYLE
Brimming with character, this luxury apartment in the north of Johannesburg is not short of style. Not quite the owner’s forever home, but rather a living space for the next two years, the apartment is dear to him. Sharing on how he found this beauty
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Water-wise BATHROOMS
Saving water should always be top of mind in a water-scarce country, and the best place to start is in your home. In this feature we look at the bathroom, and offer you a guide to choosing eco-friendly products. The V&A Warndon bath is inspired by t
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Gorgeous GARDENS
Your well-kept garden can be a good investment for your home. And making sure that you have a proper irrigation system will not only reduce your water bill, but help you save water in a water-scarce country. There’s a move towards Wi-Fi controllers f
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The Magic Of MINIMALISM
When it comes to adopting a design approach for your home, going the minimalist route ensures that quality triumphs over quantity. Clean lines, a streamlined colour palette and open spaces are just three elements of this coveted design philosophy.
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African HEARTBEAT
When these home owners set about creating their dream home, they knew it needed to have an African feel. This inspiration led to a warm and rich design that emits a contemporary African ambience throughout. The extremely simple layout gives way to op
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Now Online
10 tips for choosing fabulous outdoor furniture. Well-designed interiors have design choices that work together and appear effortless. We share five expert ways to create indoor spaces with flow and cohesion. Add a touch of nature to your home with
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Made from durable carbon steel, rubber and wood, this on-trend matt black utensil holder from Woolworths is the perfect way to keep your kitchen neat and tidy. www.woolworths.co.za The NutriBullet Pro 1000 is a compact powerhouse blender with ergon
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On Sale Now!
Discover the latest must-haves and expert predictions for our homes in the coming year, including in kitchens, bathrooms, furniture and fabric, lighting, paint and wallcoverings, outdoor entertaining, architecture and much more. ■
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Breathtakingly BEAUTIFUL
For this couple, whose roots both stem from rural North West, a spacious, free-flowing living environment was imperative for their dream home on the outskirts of Johannesburg. Speaking on the location and the ranch-style estate chosen, the owner sa
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Sustainability WITH STYLE
Gorgeous interiors needn’t cost the earth. From choosing furniture suppliers who make their manufacturing processes known to supporting local designers or giving beloved heirlooms an upgrade, there are myriad ways to ensure our living spaces not only
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Clean and GREEN
The choices we make for our home environments will always have an impact on the environment as a whole. Every aspect, from a company’s manufacturing process to the materials used and even how you use them yourself at home, can all have an impact on y
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DREAM HOME Come True
Our client initially asked us to redecorate their home. While walking through their space we realised that there was renovation that needed to take place before placing new furniture and décor items. We explained the reasons for renovation to our cli
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Cleaning And Maintenance Tips
On all Waterfall Pumps you can remove the filter cage and impellor to clean and remove any debris or build-up to keep your pump running in optimal condition. It’s advisable to clean every one to three months depending on your water condition. – KLB E
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Inspired DESIGN
“Japanese simplicity without ever being themed” is how this owner describes his home, which he redesigned four times before the very first brick was finally laid. “My wife and I have travelled extensively to Asia and Southeast Asia, and these travels
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Wonder WALLS
Transforming your home into a sanctuary involves the thoughtful consideration of every aspect of the design process. From the layout of each room to the paint and wallcoverings you decide on, the choices you make will have a huge impact on the way yo
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An enchanting ESCAPE
Within a sought-after suburb in the east of Johannesburg, this once traditional Tuscan-style house was updated to best suit the home owners’ current lifestyle and preferences. Speaking on the recently renovated property, the owner says: “Our home is
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Paradise in PAARL
An absolute dream – this is how these home owners feel about their newly built home. Set in the scenic surrounds of Paarl, the four-bedroom property evokes an easy-living and relaxed feel that strategically brings the outdoors in with great architect
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Elegant FLOORING
Flooring is often overlooked in the home, or comes as an afterthought when we do renovations, yet it plays such an important function. In this feature we look at what’s new in flooring – including material and colour. Hardwood flooring comes with ben
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A dream COME TRUE
With the desire to one day have his very own dream abode, this home owner and his wife say that even though the journey was long, with prayer, hard work and focus, they forged their own destiny, which led them here – to this grand home. The Mid-Centu
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This new-generation shower-toilet’s SensoWash® flush function and odour extraction system may also be controlled via remote control or app if the wall-mounted element, perfectly harmonised for SensoWash® Starck f by Duravit, is combined with the A2 e
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Living Consciously
Looking for ways to preserve what is left of our precious natural resources? Well this issue is dedicated to giving you ideas on how to do this from the comfort of your home – starting with the kitchen. Guinevere Davies takes us through clean and gre
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Living CONSCIOUSLY
Home has become so much more than simply a place to rest your head. Homes have become our classrooms, gyms, offices and more. As a result, decluttering is huge and families have had to adapt to functional living. More thought is now given to people’s
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Sensationally SERENE
After a two-year renovation process that saw an overhaul of the kitchen, bathrooms, relandscaping the garden, updating the solar heating and bringing in home automation, these owners now have a home that they absolutely adore. As a result of the reno
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The HOT SPOT
Available from Créma Design, HAY’s Bonbon is designed by artist Ana Kraš. As each shade is handmade from cotton yarn wrapped around a spot-welded steel frame, they are truly one of a kind. www.cremadesign.co.za Mobelli Furniture + Living’s Danbury
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