Purpose Made

Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, this existing 214 square metre apartment was renovated by Cape Town-based architects KMA in conjunction with Niche Interiors.

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South Bank Apartment

This new residential development is a 41-storey building that has been extended upwards after being originally built in 1972 as a 30-storey tower.

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Geometry of Form

The project represents the crowning achievement of a successful international collaboration between an Israeli client and project manager, an Arab-Israeli contractor, a Russian-Israeli engineer and a South African architect.

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Neolith® Sintered Stone – A Revolutionary Material

Headquartered in Castellón, Spain, TheSize was founded in 2009 with the objective of creating a new material category suitable for exterior and interior construction: kitchen and bath countertops, furnishings, flooring and facades.

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House of Art

Johannesburg-based interior designer Romi Kaplan says that the brief from her client was ‘something quite different’ and that it immediately captured her interest.

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Making History

This historical residence was built in 1904 and used as a guesthouse before being reconverted into a family home.

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Dream in Colour Collection

This bejewelled rainbow of grandeur – the Arthur Kaplan Dream in Colour Collection – features themed sets that are both dreamy and opulent; inspired by the surprising organic forms and colours found in nature. Vibrantly coloured gemstones are set in original...

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Suave Swede

location: Mall of Africa | overview: Colin Sharp | images: Carla Nunes | price as tested: R1 030 325 For 2017 Volvo has followed its excellent XC90 SUV with the new S90 T6 luxury sedan, which shares the same basic platform and much of its peer’s technology. Bearing...

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Italtile: An Evening with Roberto Palomba

It’s very seldom that we get to take a peek into the mind of a design genius, so imagine the delight of architects and designers across South Africa on finding out that they would have the chance to interact with Roberto Palomba of Palomba Serafini Associati. It is...

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BSH Home Appliances: The Home Connection Trend

Home Connect is already a prominent offering overseas for Bosch and Siemens Home Appliances allowing homeowners to control their household appliances using their smartphones or tablets. This means homeowners will be able to preheat the oven while they are still in the...

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Gabriëlskloof Estate

When the restaurant at Gabriëlskloof Estate, situated outside Bot River, launched its winter Sharing Sundays, it unleashed a sensation. Embracing his inner Francophile this season, owner and Chef Frans Groenewald has gone French and more specifically: French...

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The Only Whisky Show

Whisky lovers can look forward to tasting almost 200 whiskies, including some very rare whiskies that are not available in South Africa, at the inaugural The Only Whisky Show in Sandton on 27 and 28 July. People can polish their nosing glasses for rarer Scotch...

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An Afternoon with Jonathan Stone

Jonathan Stone is a multi-talented family man from Johannesburg and boasts a master’s degree in Architecture from the University of the Witwatersrand. Jonathan and his wife Jane (Master’s Degree in Urban Design from the University of the Witwatersrand) established...

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Jenny Morris AKA The Giggling Gourmet

Jenny Morris, also known as The Giggling Gourmet, is one of South Africa’s most-loved food personalities, is the first South African chef to be signed to a global food TV network. Over the past 5 years, she has starred in four series with Food Network, and has become...

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Bang & Olufsen: Hi Tech – High Image

On the third week of June Habitat managing editor, Colin Sharp was a guest of B&O in Denmark, joined by other journalists and architecture / interior design specialist from various countries. It was high summer in Scandinavia and the days were long with sunrise...

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