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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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?