Trend Alert: Animal Print

One of my clients summed it up perfectly the other day when she said that animal print is a colour.  Something that perfectly complements most colour schemes and room settings. As with all natural elements – wood, stone, metal – animal prints are a great way of introducing pattern and texture into a space.  If…

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Credenza Kadenza!

As I live in an apartment myself, I am very well aware of the challenges that come with limited space.  You have to be smart with your furniture selection, and make sure that every piece has multiple functions, and at the very least… loads of storage!! That is why when it comes to a smaller…

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Snug in a Rug

Just got word that Home Fabrics have launched their own range of designer rugs! I am especially loving the geometric print on the Venezia Rug bottom right, which is available in both silver and ivory. When you are working on an all white / neutral space, it is important to bring in variation through texture and…

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Lighting the way forward

First spotted at the newly re-done domestic airport lounge in Johannesburg, these Tom Dixon pendant lights are fast starting to appear in kitchens, dining rooms and entrance halls of homes in most publications. With precious metals trending as a decor accent, the gold interior of these lamps not only help to create a warm glow, but…

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Indeed it is screed

Having just returned from the bush, I was once again convinced that a screeded floor is not just practical but also beautiful.  I love the earthy, natural and relaxed look it creates, and works both indoors and outside. Obviously as with any decor trend, the style has progressed from a basic grey to various finishes…

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TV Room Before and After

Just came back from 2 weeks on the road visiting my home town for some business and pleasure, as well as a quick shot left to the Kruger Park on my return.  Decided it to be a good time to take a break from blogging as well to reset and come back with some fresh…

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