Spotlight on Property: Artistic Expression

Text Graham Wood Production Sven Alberding Photographs Elsa Young This reinvigorated late modernist home at the foot of Table Mountain has become an ever-evolving personal exhibition space for its gallerist owners and their young family. Candace and William Marshall-Smith decided to...
Bureaux House Kommetjie

Packaged in Nature – a unique, compact beach house in Kommetjie

By Tracy Chemaly Styling Sven Alberdin Photographs Greg Cox, Bureaux Tucked away in a grove of milkwood trees in a small village outside Cape Town, this coastal home blends in with its natural surroundings while offering its...
Bureaux Hannes and Tina Maritz Wellington

Property: Room to Grow

By Jessica Ross Styling Sven Alberding Photographs Warren Heath, Bureaux For two wedding and event planners, a century-old barn in Wellington, South Africa, provided the perfect setting for raising their young family. With the all the requisite characteristics...
Benguela Cove Estate

Spotlight on Property: Benguela Cove Estate

A look inside an elaborate home in the prestigious Benguela Cove estate on the Bot River Lagoon in the Overberg. The setting for this house within Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, on the Botrivier Lagoon...
Bureaux_Garden Indoor Gardens

Airs & Graces: A guide to indoor gardens

Text Mandy Allen Styling Sven Alberding Photographs Greg Cox Location Shot at Babylonstoren Naturally beguiling, low-maintenance and with a myriad of species to pick from – it’s little wonder that plants are the botanical must-haves du jour, offering...
Abalone House

Seaside Bliss at Abalone House and Spa in Paternoster

Looking for a deluxe getaway? Enjoy a beach side break in a villa designed with luxury and comfort in mind. Located in the pretty fishing village of Paternoster, Abalone House’s beautiful Pool Villas epitomise a...

Newest looks for bathrooms in 2018

We’ve rounded up ideas from two top bathroom experts about current and future trends. What’s the best way to give your bathroom a lift? "Make the space uniquely yours" says owner and founder of Victorian Bathrooms,...
Zen apartment

Modular Simplicity – apartment architecture conveying traditional Japanese Zen philosophy

The most simplistic, minimalist elements in architecture convey traditional Japanese Zen philosophy in this apartment. Yes, unbelievably this spacious three bedroomed abode is an apartment, not a house, and is reminiscent of Japanese architect Tadao...

Outdoor living: patio decor trends

With international trends moving towards healing their economies, people are growing more confident about spending on bigger purchases. There’s also a focus on outdoor furniture design while holidaying at home becomes more popular. Your patio...
Torquay Upper Claremont

Spotlight on Property: From an architect’s heart

The exterior of this chic Upper Claremont house, designed by South African architect Philip Briel, incorporates unique and fascinating design elements reminiscent of the architectural style of the infamous Le Corbusier. Architectural perspectives Set in a...

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