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A Mini Adventure

"Stories are what keep us connected, entertained and informed. And there’s no better way to add stories to your life than in the new MINI Cooper S Countryman, the most spacious and well-equipped MINI yet." In the spirit of the new Mini Cooper S Countryman, the Habitat...

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Sorbet Dry Bar Dunkeld – Styling the Mentor

Sorbet is a nationwide beauty therapy hub with over 160 Stores countrywide and 2 stores in the UK. From manicures to pedicures, skin care and body massages, good hair days and bad hair days (and unwanted hair days) they’re here to serve up a double scoop of “Amazing”...

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An Exclusive Tasting With Woodford Reserve

The highly acclaimed award-winning, Woodford Reserve hosted an exclusive masterclass tasting on Monday, 31 July where South African brand ambassador Marson Strydom educated guests on the history of the globally recognised handcrafted bourbon. Throughout the evening,...

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Welcome to the Eye of Africa

Win A Home on Afternoon Express is back! This year, viewers stand a chance of winning the ultimate prize: a multi-million rand three-bedroom, two-bathroom cluster home. Win A Home host, Danilo Acquisto, is expectant for season 4 of South Africa’s favourite interior...

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Willowlamp’s Enchanted Forest Comes to Life

Since 2005, willowlamp has wowed consumers with its breathtaking, innovative sculptural lighting designs. From chandeliers to lamps, standard works to bespoke creations, the Cape Town-based company has added both light and lustre to numerous hotels and restaurants...

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Meet the Mentor: Amanda Graham

Colin Sharp launched Habitat in 1973. I joined habitat in the late ‘80s. We were smaller then, just four or five of us, and it was prior to the digital age when production was much more labour intensive. Everything took longer to execute. By that time interior design...

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Meet Abiah Superstar & Bradley Muttitt (Team Habitat)

A couple of five years (in business, life and love), Abiah Mahlase and Bradley Muttitt live by the mantra ‘more is more’. Abiah, AKA Abiahsuperstar, the Duke of the Razzle Dazzle, considers himself a creative who embraces art in all its forms. A graduate of the London...

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Win a Home is Back!

Win a Home, South Africa’s favourite interior design reality TV competition is back for the fourth season brought to you by Private Property. Hosted by SABC3 talk show Afternoon Express viewers can watch Win a Home in its dedicated Friday time slot between 4 pm and 5...

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The Rug Company Visits Johannesburg for a 4-Day Pop-Up

The Rug Company will be hosting an exclusive Pop-Up at the Cube Gallery in Bryanston, Johannesburg, between 26 and 29 July 2017. Established in 1997 by Christopher and Suzanne Sharp, The Rug Company has come to be a leading name in handmade contemporary rugs. The...

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Mazda’s all-new CX-5 debuts in South Africa

Fully redesigned all-new Mazda CX-5 crossover SUV refines every element of Mazda's design and technology; raising the bar for the line-up’s combination of fuel efficiency, driving fun, award-winning looks and top-class safety. Feature updates on the 2017 CX-5 include...

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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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