Tracking Light

Tracking Light

Since the turn of the millennium – within interior design’s upper echelons – there’s ongoing evidence of the increasing appreciation of lighting innovation. In 2017 leading minds are involved in the invention and engineering of new light sources, or luminaires, and...
Ground Rules ‘17

Ground Rules ‘17

In the 2017 world of contemporary flooring carpeting is ever softer. Wood is becoming more roughed-up. And vinyl is getting more luxurious. Yet these are far from the only flooring products that are drawing consumer attention. Ground Rules is the annual Habitat focus...
Taking A Seat

Taking A Seat

Design-wise for interiors, 2017 is likely to be the year of the personal touch, where the latest trends encourage the creation of spaces that reflect the user’s individuality. And yet it’s still about making the home a sanctuary. This translates to comfort, and...
Climate Control ‘17

Climate Control ‘17

In 2017 South Africa we still ‘live in interesting times’ energy-wise. But the major negatives noted in this preamble one year ago have disappeared to some extent: Eskom is apparently burgeoning with extra capacity and the rand is stronger, even post the recent...
Trends ’17 – Kitchens

Trends ’17 – Kitchens

It’s a globally acknowledged fact that kitchen design is vital in increasing home resale values, in addition to the enjoyment of a comfortable and efficient daily lifestyle. Contemporary design R&D helps define modern kitchen trends, improve the interior signature...
Trends ’17 – Bathrooms

Trends ’17 – Bathrooms

Less than a century ago – outside of Hollywood – it was virtually an acknowledged fact that the bathroom was the dullest and least fashionable interior within the home; this being attributed to its functionality and prosaic means. However, it remains a residential...