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Posts By Shereen Lurie

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A personal arrangement
8 years ago

A personal arrangement

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.

Flying colours
8 years ago

Flying colours

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.

A chic dining experience
8 years ago

A chic dining experience

71 Waterkant Street in Cape Town, home of The Freeworld Design Centre and Jacques Erasmus’s Hemelhuijs Restaurant, makes a huge splash with its stylish design and decor.

Sticking around
8 years ago

Sticking around

By  •  Products

Looking for an easy, inexpensive and fun way to decorate and personalize your home? Visit www.mywalltattoos.com – an innovative website, dedicated to a range of interior design products, called wall tattoos.

Absolutely Delightfull!
8 years ago

Absolutely Delightfull!

By  •  Products

European designer, Sara Lanca, a product designer, and her team have brightened up our week with their unique range of lamps.

Decorating with colour
8 years ago

Decorating with colour

By  •  How To

As one of the most important elements of any room, colour has the ability to dramatically change the look and feel of a space as well as the mood of those who enter it. Here we give you a few tips on how to incorporate colour into your home.

Exotic inspiration
8 years ago

Exotic inspiration

By  •  Products

The Casa Tiles collection is inspired by the exotic patterned courtyards and cafes of Morocco, Cuba, South America and Mediterranean countries like Italy, Spain and France. These tiles are beautiful as well as functional and durable.

Humble beginnings
8 years ago

Humble beginnings

Interior decorator Kim Stephen’s background isn’t in interiors but she’s ‘lived’ interiors her whole life and always knew that this is what she’d ultimately be doing. A couple of years ago she started getting small projects and her practice grew from that.

Bright and beautiful
8 years ago

Bright and beautiful

By  •  Products

Lilly Pulitzer debuts a signature line of fabrics and trims for Lee Jofa. And devotees of her uplifting and joyously colourful fashion style, will be delighted with this instantly recognizable home fabrics collection.

Beautiful vases
8 years ago

Beautiful vases

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While browsing the net I came across these gorgeous vases available from US store Anthropologie. Bold, unusual and attention-grabbing they would make a focal point on any table, desk, shelf or surface.

Bathroom transformation
8 years ago

Bathroom transformation

The bathroom of the 21st century has certainly evolved throughout the years. No longer merely used for basic hygiene purposes, the bathroom now offers home owners a plethora of uses. If your bathroom is bland, dull and in major need of an upgrade, making a few simple changes may be just what you need to bring a bit of pizzazz back into this serene space.

What makes an interesting room?
8 years ago

What makes an interesting room?

What makes an interesting room? Is it important, as prolific architectural and interior designer John Saladino says, that “colour cannot be isolated and must only ever be seen in juxtaposition with other ones”?

Design Quarters interview and giveaway
8 years ago

Design Quarters interview and giveaway

We recently spoke to specialist interior designer and decorator Michelle Trimborn, who owns Design Quarters – a group of specialist design professionals based in Cape Town.

Fitting furnishings
8 years ago

Fitting furnishings

It goes without saying that furniture provides you with the ultimate home accessory that is practical, while allowing you to express your personal style. Today’s furniture pieces are designed with comfort, function and of course style in mind.

Funky chairs from Robert Thomson
8 years ago

Funky chairs from Robert Thomson

I have always had a soft spot for lighting. When I entertain, one of the first things I ensure is that the lighting provides the correct ambiance for my chosen theme; and that theme extends to the outdoors as well.

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