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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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Sealy South Africa, Committed to Local Manufacturing

Sealy South Africa, Committed to Local Manufacturing

When you buy local, it stays local. More jobs are created, communities prosper and there is a positive impact on the environment. Manufacturing thousands of beds daily, Sealy believes in the importance of doing business in South Africa. “Sealy was launched in 1967 in...

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BMW Anywhere – Buy from the comfort and safety of your home

BMW Anywhere – Buy from the comfort and safety of your home

BMW have introduced a new way to select from their renowned range of models. The future is evolving rapidly and their response is a redefinition in sourcing a BMW, from anywhere at any time. This is a digital-first purchase experience that provides all the benefits of...

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Stunning New Villa Verte is Open to Guests

Stunning New Villa Verte is Open to Guests

When Jim Brett and Ed Gray decided to launch a sister property to their exclusive-use Villa Maison Noir in Hout Bay, Cape Town, it was with the intention of creating yet another sanctuary-like space that was inspired and informed by the natural beauty of the bordering...

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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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Grand Charity Picnic Event at The Alphen Hotel

Grand Charity Picnic Event at The Alphen Hotel

Sunday, 29 March will see Capetonians gather in the beautiful gardens of the Alphen Boutique Hotel in Constantia to enjoy a grand picnic, and all in aid of charity. The KOVE COLLECTION, a portfolio of restaurants, bars and luxury hotels, of which the Alphen Hotel...

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Lifestyle by Design – for the Durban Homemaker

Lifestyle by Design – for the Durban Homemaker

Decorex Durban is set to take place at the Durban Exhibition Centre from the 19th to the 22nd of March 2020, and it promises to showcase an array of exciting home décor exhibits and features. This year’s Decorex Durban theme is ‘Lifestyle by Design’ – suggesting that,...

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Members Exhibition to presented at Art.b Gallery on 11 March

Members Exhibition to presented at Art.b Gallery on 11 March

Art.b Gallery, the Arts Association of Bellville, will exhibit works by their members on Wednesday, 11 March 2020. Participating artists will display only one of their works, with no size restrictions in place. Says Anne Wells of Art.b Gallery: “This exhibition...

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Classic Angularity

Classic Angularity

location: Hawaan Estate, Umhlanga, Durban, KZN | architects: Kevin Lloyd Architects – Kevin Lloyd / Rowan Parry | interior designers: M&M Designs – Michele and Mark Metior | landscaping: Phil Page | photographer: Peter Oravecz Originally coastal forest before...

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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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Art.b Gallery’s Vuleka Competition open for entries

Art.b Gallery’s Vuleka Competition open for entries

Vuleka, meaning “open” in isiXhosa, is a competition initiative of the Arts Association in Bellville.  It is held annually at the Art.b Gallery, a space administered and managed by the City of Cape Town’s Directorate of Tourism, Events, and Marketing and Marketing....

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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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