California Modern

Forty acres of undeveloped rolling countryside was the site for this modest yet distinctly different build, which from the outset was planned to be visionary but not overwhelming.

Lay of the Land

location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape | architecture: Hugo Hamity | interior design: by owner | photography: Nicky Coetzee This vacant plot on an...

Grey Stone

Local architects practising the contemporary vernacular are fortunate to have witnessed the works of modern greats, such as Le Corbusier and Louis I. Kahn, seen in exceptional buildings. India poses very particular challenges, this due to differing contexts throughout the length and breadth of the country.

Lasting Signature

Architect Nico van der Meulen designed this residence for his family in a leafy Johannesburg suburb in the mid-eighties. He had just inaugurated his practice and worked from his home, opting to specialise from the outset in the design of upmarket, contemporary residences.

Urban Art Space

The sensory nature of this architectural space infuses sleekness with its soulful qualities of place making. This minimalist, ‘single’ space apartment is defined by crafted energy, through a romance with concrete, solid timber, clay brick, mirror planes, white walls and polished stone.

Iotty – Smart Switch

New to South Africa is Iotty design and technology – designed for smart homes and manifested in a ready to use solution.

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CREMA, Tom Dixon & Friends – After Dark.

CREMA is thrilled to announce an immersive design experience that takes the pop-up display over to the dark side. Thursday 7 March 2019 will see the official launch of CREMA’s pop-up display at 99 Juta Street in Braamfontein. Meanwhile, the pop-up will run from Monday...

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Introducing Irish Drumshanbo Gunpowder Gin

In the province of Connacht in the West of Ireland, on the shores of Lough Allen, at the foothills of Sliabh an Iarainn, lies the tiny rural village of Drumshanbo. There you will find PJ Rigney’s The Shed Distillery where medieval copper pot stills are used to fuse...

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British Airways – Freedom Flying

The British Airways Executive Club is uncomplicated and free to join on Join, and there are immediate benefits from exclusive privileges and rewards (upgrades, hotel stays and car rentals) with British Airways and oneworld® airline partners. Besides collecting...

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Pieces for Paws – Gift for Life

On March 16th 2019, Giving is Living will be hosting the first major project called Pieces for Paws. This event will be a Charity Art Auction, which will be held at Atlantic Beach Country Club, Melkbosstrand in Cape Town. The auction will feature over 60 local and...

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Neolith® goes back to the future

Neolith®, a market leading brand of Sintered Stone, was recently specified for two very special projects as part of the latest UK primetime TV series, ‘George Clarke’s Old House, New Home’, broadcast on Channel 4.  ‘Old House, New Home’ is a series in which celebrity...

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Kohler’s Components Collection

KOHLER is putting the freedom of choice into the hands of South African consumers and specifiers with their latest Components line of interchangeable tap elements. This collection offers a wide range of modern, minimalist options for creating a complete and...

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Deepest Darkest by Suzaan Heyns & Krisjan Rossouw

Opening just ahead of the 2019 Cape Town Art Fair, Deepest Darkest is a boutique contemporary Art Gallery in the historical heritage village of De Waterkant, within the Cape Town city bowl. Launching with the exclusive first foray into fine art by the former fashion...

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