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Posts By Shereen Lurie

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Wabi sabi
7 years ago

Wabi sabi

I must admit that I occasionally walk around my house and picture all the beautiful things that will look great in my newly purchased home. Expensive gourmet kitchen, fancy dining room table, gas braai for the hubby…the list could go on and on as I ponder how these items will enhance our lives.

Accentuate with accessories
7 years ago

Accentuate with accessories

Ever heard of the saying: “The devil is in the detail”? Well, nowhere is this more apt than when it comes to choosing your bathroom accessories, as it is this choice that can really set a bathroom composition apart from the rest. Sandy Turner offers some insight into how to go about choosing the best accessories for your bathroom.

Discovering style
7 years ago

Discovering style

The Kramerville area is a kaleidoscope of dynamic and unique decor and design showrooms. Once an area overlooked by most heading towards Sandton central, today Kramerville is not only renowned as one the leading design hubs within the Sandton area, but displays impeccable upkeep through a project initially started in 2006.

Metropolis metamorphosis
7 years ago

Metropolis metamorphosis

By  •  Classic

It takes vision to dramatically transform something into what it is not, and vision is exactly what these home owners had. The owners converted a 1952 one-bedroom home into a quasi-Tuscan abode, based on similar designs that they had seen while visiting the more rural parts of Tuscany.

Decorex Durban 2012 giveaway
7 years ago

Decorex Durban 2012 giveaway

As South Africa’s most highly anticipated exhibitions, Decorex Durban 2012 will be setting the scene for trend-forward South African’s by featuring an inspiring combination of high end exhibitors, workshops, demonstrations and beautiful locally inspired room settings paired with global trends.

Go with the flow
7 years ago

Go with the flow

By  •  Kitchens

It’s a known fact that a functional, aesthetically pleasing kitchen can improve the overall resale value of your property, but for people who are not considering selling, a kitchen that serves these functions is equally, if not more, important.
When commissioning a house design or a renovation, it is vitally important that the kitchen gets as much attention as the rest of the house, since this is the heart of any home

My Mag Stool
7 years ago

My Mag Stool

By  •  Products

Michelle Trimborn from Design Quarters has found a fun and convenient way for you to convert your keep-sake pile of magazines into a cool and functional ‘My Mag Stool’.

Unique furniture
7 years ago

Unique furniture

By  •  Trends

The trend for minimalist, functional furniture is huge in South Africa and this uniquely designed Z Table, by Michelle Trimborn from Design Quarters, is aimed at homeowners with a love for contemporary design.

Go eco in the kitchen
7 years ago

Go eco in the kitchen

By  •  Kitchens

An eco-friendly kitchen can help to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of a home. For an existing kitchen the changes can be small and gradual but still have an impact. However if you are starting from scratch you can ensure that every aspect of the space is eco-conscious.

Upgrade your TV with Panorama
7 years ago

Upgrade your TV with Panorama

By  •  Products

The new breed of Bowers & Wilkins soundbar – the Panorama – will upgrade your home viewing experience in an instant.

On par (with extra pics)
7 years ago

On par (with extra pics)

By  •  Modern

Ideally located in a pristine golf estate, this home is nothing short of breathtaking. The home is designed in such a way that it blends seamlessly with the horizon, embracing its natural surroundings. Modern in design, the architecture ingeniously incorporates earthy elements making particular use of steel, wood and glass.

The Farmer’s Daughter
7 years ago

The Farmer’s Daughter

The Farmer’s Daughter in Stellenbosch (Shop 4, Oude Bank Building, Cnr. Bird and Church Street) is a charming and inspiring store brimming with locally manufactured products.

Design Seeds colour palettes
7 years ago

Design Seeds colour palettes

When I find myself in a creative mood and feel like dabbling in a design project, creating a mood board helps to get the juices flowing. On the Design Seeds website, colour consultant Jessica Colaluca has done the hard work for you by creating a collection of fantastic mood boards.

Light up your life
7 years ago

Light up your life

There is nothing quite like sitting in a sun-drenched room bathed in natural light. And we all know how the availability and quality of light we receive has the ability to alter the mood of a room as well as its occupants. But what do you do if your home receives minimal natural light?

Welcome back!
7 years ago

Welcome back!

Welcome to 2012, and I hope you all had a wonderful holiday – or for those who are not yet back on the work steam train, are enjoying the last few days.

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