A bright Brazilian refuge

Airy, spacious, light and perfect for summer. This beautiful Brazilian refuge in Santo André was reinvented by Argentinean architect Amadeo Romero, where he now resides.  The beach side abode shines with earthy beauty. From the tree-house outside to the wooden ceilings and textured walls, we’re in love with this inspiring space that echoes tranquillity. Via […]

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Red Bull Doodle Art crowns its champion

Out of 32,551 entries from all over the globe, it was Santanu Kaushik Hazarika from India that received top honours and took the first ever-international Red Bull Doodle Art (#WDC216) title at the event’s Global Gallery in Cape Town on Saturday 25 October. Each of the doodles from the 28 global finalists was adjudicated on […]

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Annie Sloan’s Room Recipes for Style and Colour

After publishing more than 20 best-selling books focusing on decorative painting, Annie Sloan has written her first book based on interior design. Coauthored by her son Felix- who is also a designer and the Brand Director of Annie Sloan Interiors- the comprehensive book examines nine popular styles including Bohemian, Neoclassical, Vintage Floral, French Elegance, Traditional […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

Halloween is here and it’s time to celebrate! Nothing says spooky like these indulgent spider cookies, made on a peanut butter cookie base filled with a chocolate truffle. This treat is bound to become a Halloween favourite for the kids as well as the adults. Ingredients: 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup smooth peanut […]

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The show must go on

MAKE IT NEW is proud to announce that the exhibition has been extended until mid December 2014 at its new home in the V&A Waterfront Watershed. With over 70000 visitors having attended the initial exhibition at the Cape Town Stadium earlier this month, the CCDI saw the value of extending the show so that many […]

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Trend Spotting: Colourful Chairs

Is your dining room looking a little dull? Transform your living space this spring with festive colours to lift the mood. Use colourful chairs to easily and effectively bring a sense of excitement and brightness into your everyday life. The best part is, your chairs needn’t all look the same! Have fun mixing and matching […]

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Get the glow

Take your Halloween costume to the next level this weekend with glow-in-the-dark nail polish from TOY nail Polish SA. The incredible Glow Effect nail varnish transforms your nails as soon as the lights go out. Effortlessly enhance the wow-factor for the occasion by decorating your nails with spooky spider web designs, skulls, tribal patterns, zig zags […]

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Classically Scandi

Jewellery designer, Gitte, lives in the North of Copenhagen with her family in this beautiful 1930’s home. The former Hotel has been transformed into a modern home which sings with classical Scandinavian charm. The interior optimises a cleanly look with an uplifting palette of neutral tones, emanating elegance. We love the sophisticated furniture and fabrics which […]

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Angle Cushion

In need of a fresh breath of colour in your life? Then look no further. The new Angle Cushions from Normann Copenhagen are just the thing to liven up your decor. The Angle Cushion consists of asymmetric angles and bold colours that, when put together into one cushion, add an element of surprise and playfulness. […]

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