From prehistoric megaliths and the pyramids to modern skyscrapers, architectural masterpieces are found throughout the world. The famous Burj Al Arab in Dubai, the Sydney Opera House in Australia, the Taj Mahal in India and the Guggenheim Museum in New York are just a few examples of true creative genius and have provided many with unsurpassed inspiration
Wooden windows need periodic care in order to ensure they maintain their good looks, durability and proper function. Naturally, timber windows are subject to a mixture of weather conditions and due to the various types of architectural and installation solutions, there is no hard and fast rule that stipulates just how often these maintenance activities should be made.
Whatever your personal style or size of room, there will always be the right couch for you. It goes without saying that the couch you select should not only look good, but it should be practical and most of all comfortable. When it comes to some of the current trends, Justin Van Breda, the creative director of JVB Furniture Collection notes that “the emphasis is on scale and comfort. Sofas and armchairs that you can just flop down onto are on trend right now”.
Floors need to set the mood and tone of a room while at the same offer durability and easy maintenance. With hundreds of flooring options to choose from it can be overwhelming for home owners to select the right flooring for their new home.
Situated on an exclusive golf estate in Gauteng, this home is where style, sophistication and functionally meet. When the owners set about designing their ultimate home, the main objective was comfort combined with luxury. Their efforts resulted in a warm and inviting dwelling with comfortable spaces that are not only visually striking, but also fit the requirements of a growing family.
Moving house is an exhausting task – and time consuming – hence my post coming a bit late this week. Packing and loading, unloading and unpacking – a great way to exercise muscles you didn’t even know you had. The best part for me was deciding on where all the furnishings and accessories would go to make the most of each room.
Colour plays an important and interesting role in our lives; it has a direct and indirect influence on the body and mind, as well as emotions, and can be used to balance all three. For our homes, colour can be used as a form of expression, to create different moods and visual illusions. Home owners can translate the current colour trends through the treatment of walls, floors and soft furnishings.