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Epic Artisan

Epic Artisan

What could it be that stands out in such sharp relief at the heart of manufacturing a Lexus? Inside its factory, some of the world’s most advanced technology is at work. Every bit as important as the robots and lasers are skills and techniques that date back...

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Amplified Liveability

Amplified Liveability

architecture: Van Rooijen Meyers + Partnersinterior design: SJS Design – Sarah-Jayne Marriott and owners.location: Rosebay, Sydney, Australia.photography: Ballard Property and VRM Architects. Situated in the sought-after suburb of leafy Bellevue Hill in Rosebay, this...

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Personal Touch

Personal Touch

Sea Point, Cape Town restaurant – La Mouette, recently announced the appointment of private chef Neill Anthony as the restaurant's new culinary advisor. Chef Anthony spent ten years in Europe, honing his skills in the professional kitchens of Gordon Ramsay, Alyn...

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Facts of Life

Facts of Life

– from the publisher / managing editor: Colin Ainsworth Sharp Post-lockdown levels, we believe that the playing field will change permanently.Working from home we have to accept that the residential environment as an ongoing base for almost every activity is a vital...

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The new BMW M5 Competition

The new BMW M5 Competition

The arrival of the new BMW M5 and BMW M5 Competition sees the high-performance sedans from BMW M GmbH returning to the stage in even sharper form. With their stylistic fine-tuning, expertly honed operating concept and central display enlarged to 12.3 inches, the new...

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California Sunrise

California Sunrise

location: Sonoma California architects: Feldman Architects interior design: Studio Collins Weir landscape architect: Arterra Landscape Architects photography: Adam Rouse We’ve featured the work of San...

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The Sanctuary

The Sanctuary

The Sanctuary location: Palo Alto, California architecture and interior design: Feldman Architecture landscape architecture: Ground Studio images: Joe FletcherAptly named ‘The Sanctuary’, thanks to the Zen spirit that pervades the entire property, this private home...

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Pushing the Limits

Pushing the Limits

Since the debut of the first generation in 1999, the Lexus IS has pursued the appeal of driving unique compact rear-wheel-drive sports sedans. The all-new IS takes high-level driving performance further to new extremes. More than a million IS units have sold over more...

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Sticks Mosaico by Massimo Nadalini

Sticks Mosaico by Massimo Nadalini

Mosaic is transformed into pattern, where pieces we perceive as small are processed, subdivided and modified and finally multiplied until it is completely integrated with what were once the joints between pieces, in a seamless surface.The crucial new features include...

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Colour – Palettes and Creativity

Colour – Palettes and Creativity

Kim Williams is a local South African entrepreneur, behaviour specialist and interior creative, whocelebrates the use of vivid colours as a way to create a unique identity for interior spaces.Ms Williams is well known for her ability to include sentimental pieces, and...

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Interior design Nikki Hunt – Design Intervention

Interior design Nikki Hunt – Design Intervention

This project was recognized in the category of ‘Best Use of Colour’ in the recent Tatler Design Awards. Design Intervention was established in 2004 and is helmed by partners Nikki Hunt and Andrea Savage. Over the years this design firm has made quite a name for...

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BMW Anywhere – Buy from the comfort and safety of your home

BMW Anywhere – Buy from the comfort and safety of your home

BMW have introduced a new way to select from their renowned range of models. The future is evolving rapidly and their response is a redefinition in sourcing a BMW, from anywhere at any time. This is a digital-first purchase experience that provides all the benefits of...

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Stunning New Villa Verte is Open to Guests

Stunning New Villa Verte is Open to Guests

When Jim Brett and Ed Gray decided to launch a sister property to their exclusive-use Villa Maison Noir in Hout Bay, Cape Town, it was with the intention of creating yet another sanctuary-like space that was inspired and informed by the natural beauty of the bordering...

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Lifestyle by Design – for the Durban Homemaker

Lifestyle by Design – for the Durban Homemaker

Decorex Durban is set to take place at the Durban Exhibition Centre from the 19th to the 22nd of March 2020, and it promises to showcase an array of exciting home décor exhibits and features. This year’s Decorex Durban theme is ‘Lifestyle by Design’ – suggesting that,...

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Members Exhibition to presented at Art.b Gallery on 11 March

Members Exhibition to presented at Art.b Gallery on 11 March

Art.b Gallery, the Arts Association of Bellville, will exhibit works by their members on Wednesday, 11 March 2020. Participating artists will display only one of their works, with no size restrictions in place. Says Anne Wells of Art.b Gallery: “This exhibition...

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