Art of Sleep 

Art of Sleep 

For many, bedroom design represents a very personal project, both intimate and enjoyable. Sleep areas for 2018 / ‘19 surely aim to reflect the character and lifestyle of their owner(s) and in achieving this a prerequisite is to create comfortable spaces in which to...
Designer Wetland

Designer Wetland

Like kitchens – that other vital interior space in the contemporary home – bathrooms were, until recently, basically installed rather than designed. Yet, over the course of the last century they’ve thankfully become so much more than a cramped place to wash and...
Vital Axis

Vital Axis

Just decades ago, the kitchen was located at the rear of the home, not exactly hidden but not considered a vital interior insofar as design; rather it was a place where meals were prepared and dishes and utensils cleansed. Fast forward to 2018 and the kitchen has a...
Room Outside ’18

Room Outside ’18

In South Africa, terraces, patios and pool decks are used regularly for eight months of the year. These are functioning areas that increase reception and recreational possibilities, spatial flow and interior / exterior interest. They add value to a property and so...
Scene at Milan 2018

Scene at Milan 2018

The Salone del Mobile Milano, that unmissable appointment for the design sector at international level is a showcase for creativity, innovation and quality par excellence. It took place in mid-April and a number of Habitat clients attended as SA agents for some of the...
Ground Rules 2018

Ground Rules 2018

In most new structures – be they residential or corporate – there are three visible planes: ceilings, walls / windows and floors that create the shell of the interior spaces. Of these, the horizontal floor areas demand attention at every level. The appraiser’s vision...