Design

Valcucine SA – Science of Interaction

The comfort derived from an ergonomically designed kitchen that ensures freedom of movement is connected to one’s physical and sensory well-being. The organisation of the space, personalisation of height and the placement of appliances and storage areas contribute to...

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Molteni&C – Custom Crafted

The Kensington armchair, designed by Rodolfo Dordoni, provides enveloping lines and calibrated proportions that one can simply sink into when wanting to chill and / or hang out. The all-in-one frame, complete with generous armrests, supports an ergonomic seat that...

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KBAC Flooring – Path of Progress

Installation techniques and materials bore little resemblance to the tools of the trade back in April 1969, when KBAC started trading as Kevin Bates Flooring from a small shop in the Johannesburg CBD. So, the company became a pioneer in the training of installers and...

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Italtile presents: Back to the future

Let’s start with a story. Coke and Pepsi have been at each other’s throats since forever, finding tricksy and bitingly sarcastic ways to off each other in the eyes of their soda quaffing target market. Pepsi pulled off a “Back to the Future”-type ad where teens of the...

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Introducing Hansgrohe’s Rainfinity

Hansgrohe has a very specific, and well-documented, attitude to the bathroom. The German giants firmly believe that the bathroom is your private space. Your place of zen. Your very own safe haven. The bathroom...

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Flexform – Miami Penthouse

The vast floor-to-ceiling windows in the light-filled living room of this Miami penthouse offer unparalleled views of the city. Brazilian architect and interior designer Andrea Chicharo created rooms that exude warm, sophisticated elegance. [gallery type="rectangular"...

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Ground Rules – 2019 Flooring Trends

As we reach mid-year, our research indicates that there will be three key themes in the residential decoration / design arena: exploring the possibilities of innovative technologies, celebrating alternative and organic materials and searching for and sourcing more...

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Pendant Lights: 5 Different Types to Consider

Whether you're hanging them in a cluster, suspending them in a row at different heights, or simply featuring a solo design, pendant lights have become the luminaire of choice in modern interior design. They’re available in an array of colours, shapes, and sizes and...

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Bright Ideas – 2019 Lighting Trends

Lighting installation and design use illumination to achieve a practical and / or aesthetic effect. It includes both customary artificial light sources – such as lamps and light fixtures – and enhanced performance fittings that improve the overall appearance of an...

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SALER TEAK, the natural and organic beauty of wood

The sun, the sea, the sand, the soft breeze and the natural daylight, from dawn till dusk. The Mediterranean with its pleasant temperature, natural resources and intense colours forms part of the DNA for all GANDIABLASCO collections, like a homage to its spirit....

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Gaggenau presents the new Vario cooling 400 series

Johannesburg, June 2019, Gaggenau, the international and luxury professional-grade kitchen appliance manufacturer, unveiled the brand new Vario cooling 400 series at its showroom in Kramerville. A fully integrated, built-in modular range of refrigerators, freezers,...

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Duravit offers big-time design in compact dimensions

Small floor plans do not mean you need to compromise on design freedom. With a creative layout and high-quality designer products, guest bathrooms and cloakrooms can be transformed into oases of luxury. Where floor space is at a premium, the focus is on products in...

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“Object To Project” by Giorgetti

A book curated by Francesca Molteni and Cristina Colli – published by Mondadori Electa – a film directed by Francesca Molteni, and a photography travelling exhibition, all revealing the secrets of the smart Italian manufactory made by Giorgetti, and conveying an...

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