Simplicity in Sweden

This sophisticated Swedish apartment incorporates subdued green walls which pop in the white clad interior. With light wooden floorings, the modern furnishings take on an elegant feel. Well-rounded and devoid of frills, this space is as uplifting as it is simple. A burst of freshness comes alive through the pot-plants which are generously positioned around the house. Get […]

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4 Major Lighting Trends To Brighten Your Life In 2015

Planning a home makeover? Try a ‘lightover’ for an instant update in the flick of a switch. Chantal Finn, marketing manager for Philips Lighting South Africa shares her top tips to illuminate your home space. Lighting Automation Home automation has the ability to change the way we live. A smart home can be programmed to […]

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Smaller Objects at iSaloni

Not everyone was lucky enough to jet off to Milan for the annual Salone del Mobile fair, so we’re recapping one of the highlights of the past week. World-famous architecture and design studio Claesson Koivisto Rune premiered “Smaller Objects” at the all-encompassing iSaloni event. “Smaller Objects” believes in cultivating a long-term perspective for all designs; […]

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French fashion in Milan

Louis Vuitton recently presented the “Objets Nomades” collection at this year’s iteration of Salone del Mobile in Milan. Celebrating the encounter between savoir-faire and design, the assemblage enlisted the talents of nine established and emerging designers, with this year’s line-up comprised of Patricia Urquiola, Atelier Oï, Barber & Osgerby, Nendo, Campana Brothers, Gwenaël Nicolas, Raw Edges, […]

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Say goodbye to noisy office space

Say goodbye to troublesome interruptions with Able’s free standing modular office. Office-in-a-box provides an oasis of calmness and productivity on the in the work place. The demountable walls help to solve a multitude of challenges. Whether for collaboration, instruction or relaxation, Office-in-a-box brings people together. In today’s economy, the future is never certain so you need […]

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#MarciaToursiSaloni: Milan’s Pop Art Design Festival

In association with Salone del Mobile 2015, Gufrum recently presented the Pop Art Design Festival in Milan; “Amarcord” was aimed at showcasing stylistic objects, characters and the revolutionary work that paints the international design landscape to thousands of art-appraising visitors. Gufrum’s fundamental evergreens, greatest classics, most recent hits and newer entries were all on display at MiArt. […]

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Dramatic Metropolis

New to Hertex Fabrics from Linwood, Metropolis takes its inspiration from the 1920s Jazz Age of New York. Opulent, dramatic and glamorous, the collection features, textured velvets in moody jewel colours, metallic foil printing, and woven silks that co-ordinate with a range of dramatic and decadent wallpapers, reflecting the excitement and optimism of the Roaring Twenties. […]

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Sophisticated escape

This beautiful three-bedroom weatherboard cottage, which has been slowly revitalised since its owners first moved in, exudes an artful and relaxed ambiance. Complete with modern furnishings in both urban and country styles, the interior speaks of balance and harmony with an abundance of white and accents of blond wood, black and purple. Get this look […]

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Why an interior designer helps turn a house into a home

There are many common mistakes that can be avoided when it comes to interior decorating and, although the benefits of hiring an experienced interior designer are extensive, we’ve decided to list a few here: Resistance from over-furnishing, luxurious living calls for functionality and good aesthetics without the frills. It doesn’t take much to go from […]

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