Design

Strike a Pose

Strike a Pose

Renowned designer Arik Levy has created an extraordinary collection that connects light with architecture: Sticks. The award-winning lighting system was designed in collaboration with Vibia. Fusing technology, space, and architecture, the cutting-edge collection...

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Worth Your While

Worth Your While

Setting up a lockdown location is essentially plug and play, but the other key brushstroke to master is how the ergonomics function to contribute towards maximum efficiency and productivity. Unforeseen distractions abound – bright moving sunlight, screen glare,...

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Endless Composition

Endless Composition

Nuvem Wins the 2020 Golden A’ Design AwardNuvem, the luminous modular system designed by Portuguese architect Miguel Arruda in collaboration with Slamp, has been presented with the 2020 Golden A’ Design Award in the Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design...

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Great Outdoors

Great Outdoors

Under the Stars In the chill of winter here in Gauteng, it’s not easy to visualise the balmy days of summer and the alfresco lifestyle South Africans so relish. Yet all things must pass, including lockdown and the current crisis that has changed the world.A warmer and...

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Multifunctional Allure

Multifunctional Allure

Roche Bobois is the story of two families, the Roches and the Chouchans, predestined to meet. In 1950, Jacques Roche purchased the old Alexandre Dumas Theater on Rue de Lyon and built two stores. His sons, Philippe and François, joined the company and together...

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Rimadesio opens new showroom in Oxford

Rimadesio opens new showroom in Oxford

After the recent opening of its London flagship store, Rimadesio inaugurates a new monobrand shop in Oxford. The 111,5 square metre exhibition area is managed by local partner Kitchen Architecture, a family-run business established in 2002 specialising in high-end...

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The rise of touch free technology

The rise of touch free technology

In virtually no time at all, public perception on hygiene has changed around the world. Now more than ever before, consumers are aware of the surfaces they touch and whether these surfaces are putting their health at risk. This is particularly the case in high-contact...

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Splashing Out –The Beauty of Water

Splashing Out –The Beauty of Water

With its new multitaskers, hansgrohe ensures even smoother workflows in the kitchen. The latest addition to the successful hansgrohe M71 and M51 kitchen tap ranges features a combination of two functions. Now users can turn water flow on or off and choose the desired...

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Home Hub – Kitchen Trends 2020

Home Hub – Kitchen Trends 2020

Cover image: blu_line. Not without reason, in 2020 South Africa, many homeowners are opting for renovation rather than relocation; noting that kitchens and bathrooms are likely the most deserving interiors in terms of ongoing viability, viz. spend. Creativity here is...

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Duravit and Cecilie Manz expand the successful Luv series

Duravit and Cecilie Manz expand the successful Luv series

Nordic style has become a firm fixture in the bathroom since the introduction of the Luv series. Danish designer Cecilie Manz’s minimalist design language invokes the Scandinavian concept of living for a brand-new sense of wellbeing. Carefully conceived materials that...

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Block & Chisel opens latest ‘spot’ in Johannesburg

Block & Chisel opens latest ‘spot’ in Johannesburg

Block & Chisel has opened its latest store at 155 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood. You can expect an engaging shopping experience that appeals to all the senses in a space designed to inspire, set amidst the latest up-and-coming hub in Joburg. “The popular Parkwood...

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New Fabri Venue –  Lisbon, Portugal

New Fabri Venue – Lisbon, Portugal

Created in 1983, the Fabri Group specializes in residential design and is a leading brand in this competitive market, both in Portugal and South Africa. Resulting from the founder's vision; to make kitchens of excellence available to the Portuguese public, the FABRI...

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Meet Front – The Swedish Design Studio

Meet Front – The Swedish Design Studio

Anna Lindgren and Sofia Lagerkvist are two of the founders of Front, a Swedish design studio of “avant-gardistes” who are keen to experiment, discarding the conventional along the way. “Our aim is to consistently add something special to a project. Or something that...

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