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Bushveld Organics – Singita Lebombo Lodge

Since 2006, Singita Lebombo has been a celebration of cutting-edge design in an African context. Comprising 13 suites and a private villa, guests are treated to a front-row seat of the Kruger National Park from contemporary open plan dwellings suspended above the...

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Architecture – Villas Winterberg

location: Neuastenberg, Winterberg, Germany | architecture: Third Skin Architecture by Joel Rosa | engineering and cooperation on architecture: Ing/Arch Veldhuis | photography: Steffi Rost

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Essence of Provence

This extensive villa is patently Provençal. The original owner farmed lavender on the property to extract its oil. A new front entrance was installed in line with reformatting of the ground floor spaces.

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The Finest Kind

Driven by an endless quest to create visible, yet sensitive perfection, this house of 800 square metres is testament to international interior design and decoration of the highest ilk.

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Contemporary Connectivity

This new home on a Pretoria estate could be described as an aesthetically organised assembly of rectangular shells on two levels.

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Effortless Luxury

Geoffrey Bradfield summarises: ‘The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Here, the result is an informal primer of basic design principles and simplicity.’

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Die Punt

This windswept dune and rock peninsula represents a unique 10 500 square metre location in the Kogelberg Nature Reserve.

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Competitive Edge

Three Design Duos, with the help of their magazine mentors, decorated three units at the Eye of Africa Golf Estate. One was Team Habitat.

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Time and Place

‘Poetry is life distilled’ – This full-service suite at the Ritz Tower can be perceived as precisely that.

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Azure Views

Situated near the top of a secluded cul-de-sac, high up in Fresnaye, it enjoys spectacular views of the ocean, Lion’s Head and Signal Hill.

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Choice Revival

‘The aesthetic direction reveals a time enduring, modern classic with clean lines that is not subject to current trends that would date. It was to be a neutral property with an unassuming presence to blend in, rather than be a statement or landmark.’

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Petite Perfection

Says the designer: ‘I wanted to achieve the ultimate in luxury but at a budget. My aim was to embrace a small space with big design and high impact.’

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Quarry House

The essence of this contemporary build is its oneness with the location – inserted into an indigenous Spanish mountainside.

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Harbour House

On a spectacular waterside location in Sydney, an existing post-war house was demolished to make way for a new build.

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Leadwood Loop

The essence of ocean-side living demands indoor / outdoor flow. The interior signature is a mélange of comfortable and classical pieces.

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