Lighting control solutions have proven to offer a number of benefits, including the ability to reduce lighting energy consumption and increase the functionality and control of lighting in a particular building or home. However, the concept has always been limited by the time and cost involved in installing such solutions. Until now that is – The Lighting Warehouse now stocks an affordable and easy-to-install wireless lighting control system – Qwik-Switch.
In the past few months we’ve noticed a trend emerging in the world of flooring. Cement floors in painted, stained, coloured and personalized glory are appearing in homes, trendy restaurants, retail stores and modern office blocks. Not only do they protect your surfaces but they transform the space and add aesthetic appeal.
KAHLA, one of Europe’s most modern and innovative porcelain producers, has become renowned for their innovation, individuality and multifunctional product design.
We’re swooning over the newest shipment of stunning Kate Spade elegant home-ware items available at Croft & Co in Parkview, Johannesburg. Designed for women who have a taste for luxury and the high-life, the Kate Spade brand is world-renowned for its playful sophistication combined with urban practicality.
The Gyro Focus, created by Dominique Imbert in 1968, was the first suspended, 360° pivoting fireplace. It was revolutionary as much for its technical design as its groundbreaking style. Its ease of installation, made-to-measure flue and heat efficiency have all contributed to make this fireplace the signature model and symbol of Focus.
Looking for a one-of-a-kind piece of furniture, a conversation starter that is guaranteed to draw admiring glances from your friends and family? The Tongue is a beautiful sculptural chaise longue chair, designed by Pierre Paulin for Artifort in the Netherlands in 1967. It’s one of the essential classics in the history of modern furniture and has a clean, simple ergonomic form sculpted to fit the body
With summer in full swing, this is the best time to break the confines of the indoors and enjoy the best of what nature has to offer – bask in the sun, potter around the garden or entertain under the stars. There is nothing better than living life outdoors in summer – savouring the fresh air, enjoying a soft breeze, an endless sky and deliciously warm weather. One thing that can be added to enhance the overall outdoor experience is the addition of music.
According to a 2011 poll, man’s best friend, the dog, is in danger of being bumped off as number one on the list, only to be replaced with the PC. It’s not surprising as technology has become so integrated into every aspect of our daily lives that it’s almost impossible to imagine a world without it.
It’s almost impossible to find a home of the 21st century that has not been modified by home automation in some way or the other. Almost every home has some form of technology enhancing it and making life easier for those who reside in it. Home automation can be accurately defined as the connecting of various devices such as lighting, security, and entertainment functions, through one centralised system or unit that allows for automatic control of the said applications.