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Blancpain celebrates Chinese New Year

Blancpain's Traditional Chinese Calendar is a watchmaking masterpiece combining the fundamental principles of the age-old lunisolar calendar stemming from Chinese tradition with the date according to the Gregorian calendar. To celebrate Chinese New Year, the...

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Poltrona Frau – Auspicious Decades

A hundred years after Achille’s birth anniversary and 50 years after Pier Giacomo’s death anniversary, Poltrona Frau wanted to celebrate Castiglioni brothers with the launch of a Limited Edition of the Sanluca armchair. Presented for the first time in 1960, at the XII...

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Duravit – Oodi Central Library

The new Oode (English: ode) central library in downtown Helsinki opened on December 5, 2018, the day before the 101st anniversary of Finland’s independence. The parliament building, concert hall, Alvar Aalto’s Finlandia hall, and Steven Holl’s Museum Kiasma are all...

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Miele – Dishwasher Buyers’ Guide

We speak to Liam Gawne from leading appliance manufacturer, Miele, on his top tips on what to look for when investing in a dishwasher. There is no denying that a dishwasher can be one of your most time-saving appliances in the kitchen – in fact, it is estimated that...

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One Stop Aesthetics

A home is so much more than a place to rest, recover and recuperate, it is one which evolves with us. With this in mind, Afrikano has established a culture of comfort, sophistication and modernism. Being a family founded company, Afrikano understands the qualities...

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Vital Visionary

Paola Lenti is a sponsor of Freespace, the 2018 edition of La Biennale Architettura. The theme selected for 2018 focused on an architecture conceived for the human being and his living environment, capable of discerning the most genuine and intimate qualities of...

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@home Celebrates Local Skillbuilding with Rialheim

@home partnered with local ceramic manufacturer, Rialheim, to introduce its latest tableware pieces and accessories in select stores in December. Just in time for the holidays, the collection, exclusive to @home, features beautiful statement pieces that will...

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Summer’s coming! Let the light shine in

Looking to update your home with new window coverings? The modern homeowner has a wealth of alternatives, so here’s a look at how shutters stack up against the rest. Shutters vs Curtains It’s pretty much an open and shut case...

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Blaauwklippen – Heritage Re-Imagined

How do you rediscover what you’ve always known? Blaauwklippen, shaped by 336 years of passion and commitment, launches a new chapter. Gently nestled on the slopes of the Stellenbosch Mountain, Blaauwklippen is one of the oldest wine farms in South Africa, dating back...

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Glee, a new pay-as-you-go co-working space, opens in Green Point

Shared office spaces have become very much of a ‘thing’ in recent years. But few, if any, offer a fully flexible payment plan that works with an entrepreneur’s, start-up’s or freelancer’s finances. Enter Glee at Work a new pay-as-you-go co-working space located in the...

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Sculptural wooden bowls handcrafted by Rodney Band

Each piece tells a story of the beautiful individuality of the tree that gave birth to it. The Wild Olive shows the natural holes and gnarly form of its root system, while the Norfolk Pine has almost symmetrical red knots indicating the presence of radial branches. "I...

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Weylandts opens in Port Elizabeth

On Saturday, 3 November 2018, Weylandts, South Africa’s leading furniture and homeware retailer, opened its first Port Elizabeth store. The 1,300m² double volume, open-plan store, with its A-framed roof, was specially designed and built to showcase Weylandts’ unique,...

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Skins Cosmetics – Heaven Scent

Skins Cosmetics brings 65 exceptional brands to its newest store in Sandton City. For the first time in South Africa, discerning beauty consumers of niche luxury brands are able to have all their needs served under one roof that houses popular international cult...

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