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Dream homes at the coast
2 weeks ago

Dream homes at the coast

JK Designs presents an essential guide to creating a dream home in the Cape from a distance.

Design Joburg 2022 – The Return
4 weeks ago

Design Joburg 2022 – The Return

Design Joburg, South Africa’s edgiest design and décor show, in its most Afropolitan city, is back!

TBAD’s three tips and tricks to tailor-made design
4 months ago

TBAD’s three tips and tricks to tailor-made design

Architect and director of TBAD Theo Bothma shares tips on how to achieve your dream home by including spatial consideration, lighting design and colour collection.

What to do before you meet with your architect
9 months ago

What to do before you meet with your architect

Designing a house is a very nuanced process. There are many different ways an architect can achieve a beautiful and composed design.

To build or not to build?
1 year ago

To build or not to build?

To build or not to build? This is the age-old question that has crossed every potentially new home owner’s mind. Antoinette Horngren​ from JK Designs discusses how there is no right choice that suits everyone; both paths have their pros and cons.

Int2 Architecture
8 years ago

Int2 Architecture

There isn’t one space that Int2 Architecture has designed that I wouldn’t happily live in. This Russian based company seem to have the magic formula for creating the most appealing interiors, and I think it’s really down to the amount of detail they apply to each and every project

The Marion on Nicol Hotel
8 years ago

The Marion on Nicol Hotel

The story behind The Marion on Nicol is almost as interesting as the architecture and detail of the hotel decor itself.

PE estate building scoops architectural award

A signature visitor centre designed for The Hopewell Conservation Estate, a pristine nature reserve and housing estate located in Port Elizabeth, has received the 2013 regional award for architecture from the Eastern Cape Institute of Architects

In harmony with nature
9 years ago

In harmony with nature

By  •  Eco-Homes

Contemporary with an eclectic edge, this lodge-style home was built to interact with and complement the natural surroundings rather than compete with them. These eco-conscious owners were aware of the impact that their home would have on the environment, and with this in mind, every possible measure was taken to make the home as eco-friendly as possible.

Vision unparalleled
10 years ago

Vision unparalleled

By  •  Modern

Ask any architect and/or builder what the number one factor is in the construction of a dream home and they’ll undoubtedly tell you vision. Vision not only stirs purpose but also ignites passion, and it was no different with these owners. With a well-established vision, it took about a year to complete the plans and another two for the final completion of the construction of the home itself

Fine detail
10 years ago

Fine detail

By  •  Classic

Walking through the doors of this dwelling, you are left awestruck – the breathtaking splendour of this unbelievably beautiful and luxurious home is guaranteed to leave a lasting impression. A striking symmetry meets your eyes as you walk through the entrance hall, with pillars and ornamental chairs that flank a magnificent centerpiece hanging light that illuminates the chic, crisp space to make it more intimate and homey – even in its opulence.

Luxury Johannesburg golf estate home
11 years ago

Luxury Johannesburg golf estate home

By  •  Modern

This newly built Johannesburg golf estate home has successfully combined an African theme into a modern design.

Palace panache (extra pics)
11 years ago

Palace panache (extra pics)

By  •  Modern

This unique home, situated in the heart of Johannesburg, sees the marriage of two distinctive styles: antique and modern.

Newly built home in the heart of Constantia Valley
11 years ago

Newly built home in the heart of Constantia Valley

By  •  Classic

This beautiful home is located in the heart of the Constantia Valley with spectacular views of the Vlakkenberg Mountain and vineyards.

Five-storey house with spectacular views
11 years ago

Five-storey house with spectacular views

By  •  Modern

This extraordinary home is the result of the redesign of an existing structure that was ingeniously transformed into a contemporary and unmistakably modern home.

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