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Eat your greens
9 years ago

Eat your greens

If, for you, remodelling or redoing an interior space is as easy as breathing, then why not go green and create eco-friendly living spaces. The kitchen is a great place to start as the majority of time is spent in this room, whether you are eating, cooking, creating or even socialising.

Breaking new ground
9 years ago

Breaking new ground

According to Justin Barnard from Boutique Tiles, flooring is a key design element that influences a room’s overall character and can either make or break a room. To this end, people must be both painstaking and prudent when selecting their flooring solutions.

What are the latest trends regarding shutters?
9 years ago

What are the latest trends regarding shutters?

In the past, plantation shutters have been used as a window and/or door dressing instead of curtains or blinds. Now however, plantation shutters are being used more as dividers between bedrooms and bathrooms, lounges and dining rooms, kitchen and living areas.

Savour recipe book giveaway
9 years ago

Savour recipe book giveaway

By  •  Giveaways

There is an indelible connection between food and language, and therefore between food and people. We are social beings, made to interconnect, interact, share and converse. We achieve this through language and through food or, more specifically, through eating.

Sticking around
9 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!
10 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.

Build it the green way
10 years ago

Build it the green way

Green building is important, because the resources and materials required to build are, in essence, taken from the earth. Due to this, more and more companies are taking to green building in a mandatory manner.

How do I know that my furniture will last outdoors?
10 years ago

How do I know that my furniture will last outdoors?

I am keen to buy a fabulous set of outdoor furniture but want to know whether it will last for a reasonable amount of time

Klein Oliphants Hoek giveaway
10 years ago

Klein Oliphants Hoek giveaway

By  •  Giveaways

Klein Oliphants Hoek is an elegant, sophisticated and comfortable guesthouse, set in the heart of the Franschoek village, pearl of the Cape Winelands.

Decorating with colour
10 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
10 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
10 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.

Unleash your creativity
10 years ago

Unleash your creativity

By  •  How To

Colour often allows us to express who we are. It helps us to reflect our moods, attitudes, and feelings. In a home, colour can also create the illusion of space, liven up a drab or ordinary living space, add warmth and bring in light dependent on the style, texture and colour choice.

A designer with vision
10 years ago

A designer with vision

By  •  One on one

Sean Cochrane is a self-taught architectural interior designer. His leading design practice specialises in exclusive properties. Based in London, Sean has worked on over 100 homes. Some of his celebrity clients include Dame Helen Mirren, Steve Kutner, Simon Mirren, and Taylor Hackford, among many others. Most recently Sean’s company, Cochrane Design, won the International Design & Architecture Award for “Best Residential Development – £5M ” 2011. SA Home Owner had the opportunity to speak to Sean on his recent visit to South Africa.

Tread lightly
10 years ago

Tread lightly

By  •  Ask the Experts

Shrouded in mystery, the actual history of the carpet is filled with legends, myths and stories. Dating back to the 5th century BC, the first carpet discovered was the Pazyryk carpet, which was beautifully preserved and found in a tomb in the Altai Mountains, Serbia.

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