Decor | Appliances
Posted: August 8, 2017
design icons: a minor miracle of balance
Designed by George Carwardine in 1933, the Anglepoise lamp is the reason for his legacy today
Posted: March 2, 2017
Laundry day goes Zen with Whirlpool
Whirlpool's new Omnia washing machine is as functional as it is beautiful
Posted: December 1, 2016
New robovac makes cleaning effortless
This new automatic vacuum cleaner takes hoovering right out of your hands
Posted: October 13, 2016
a Kitchen with a 6th Sense
Whirlpool's 6th sense technology will revolutionise the way you cook
Posted: September 14, 2016
how to choose an allergy-fighting vacuum cleaner
Tips on what to look for in a vacuum cleaner that will help minimise allergies
Posted: July 28, 2016
streamline your kitchen
Miele's new ArtLine series of appliances throws out all handles
Posted: May 9, 2016
The Blackboard Fridge is Here
Miele may have released the kitchen’s most functional to-do list
Posted: April 11, 2016
Remote control
Give your home a tech makeover that will transform it for smart living
Posted: March 11, 2016
5 small space tech ideas
The gadgets you need to optimise your tiny home
Posted: March 9, 2016
Water-Wise Washing
How to choose a water-saving dishwasher
Decor | Art
Posted: July 13, 2017
Jessica Doucha on the fine art of screen printing
We speak to the interdisciplinary visual artist about her beautiful - and laborious - art form of choice
8 contemporary black-and-white artworks
Our favourite works by South African artists who embrace a limited colour palette
Posted: July 12, 2017
Design Icons: the Noguchi table by Isamu Noguchi
Aptly described by Herman Miller as a 'sculpture-for-use', the Noguchi table is famous for its impeccable form
Posted: July 4, 2017
aural planes: an interactive chandelier
Art, science and technology converge in an extraordinary light sculpture that reacts to your aura
Posted: June 19, 2017
In the round with ceramic artist Lucinda Mudge
We chat to ceramicist Linda Mudge about her newest collection 'The Wolf is Always Near', which debuted at the Everard Read Gallery in London
Posted: June 7, 2017
Chroma: An Ode to JD Okhai Ojeikere
After discovering the work of the late JD Okhai Ojeikere, Medina Dugger is celebrating it with a contemporary update of her own
Posted: May 16, 2017
7 artworks from this year’s winter sculpture fair
Despite the cold and wet weather, lovers of art, food and wine came out in full force to enjoy the 2017 Winter Sculpture Fair
Posted: May 15, 2017
printed matters: the textile art of siwa mgoboza
The young artist's work plays off the strength of a South African print staple, shweshwe
Posted: May 2, 2017
getting to know kossi aguessy
The Togo-born artist talks about his foray into the design world, what inspires him and his future plans
Posted: March 30, 2017
krisjan rossouw paints with light
The fine-art photographer finds inspiration in the plant kingdom for an ethereal new portrait series
Decor | Chairs
Posted: July 28, 2017
A serendipitous collaboration led to the chair of our dreams
We chat to Atang Tshikare and Eve Collett about creating their covetable Leifo chairs
Posted: June 22, 2017
The very rare, very beautiful Chandigarh chair
Designed by the lesser-known cousin of Le Corbusier, this iconic seat is now seen in celeb homes around the world
Posted: June 15, 2017
Top South African designers hard at work on the Seed to Seat project
Seven local designers are working on fresh new seating options that will be revealed at 100% Design South Africa
Posted: June 12, 2017
Update your outdoor space with Marlanteak’s new Cala collection by Kettal
Choose from a customisable collection of colourful Cala woven chairs and monolithic tables in timber or marble
Posted: May 31, 2017
The Barcelona Chair – a true design icon
We delve into the history of the iconic Barcelona Chair
Posted: May 30, 2017
our 5 favourite daybeds
These divine daybeds are perfect for a midday nap in the warm South African winter sun
Posted: May 29, 2017
5 museum-worthy chairs from Moroso
Bold, beautiful and slightly chaotic, discover our favourites from this Italian design powerhouse
Posted: May 25, 2017
design icons: a master of modernism
We uncover the history behind Marcel Brauer's iconic Wassily chair
Posted: April 19, 2017
nm design’s evocative new furniture range
We've fallen hard for this lovely, locally crafted collection where classic meets contemporary design
Posted: March 28, 2017
the animaze collection
This multifunctional, kid-friendly furniture system places an emphasis on play
Posted: August 21, 2017
into the orient
Bring the character of distant lands into your home with four sumptuous wallpapers inspired by the East
Posted: July 18, 2017
wallcover trends that wow
Local wallpaper maverick Robin Sprong reveals what’s next for your walls
Posted: July 11, 2017
5 wallpapers that wow from our Pinterest boards
When the urge to redecorate overpowers, turn to statement wallpapers to give your home a quick but striking update
Posted: June 28, 2017
Harlequin’s new range of wallpapers is a visual feast
Inspired by Impressionist paintings, high tea and haute couture
Posted: June 12, 2017
Eley Kishimoto collaborates with Kirkby Design
'The patron saint of print' joins forces with the influential British interiors brand to explore their shared passion for pattern
Posted: June 1, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright’s vintage patterns get a revival
Modernist decor company Schumacher has updated some of the architect's geometric patterns
Posted: May 25, 2017
inner-city rooftop gardens inspire Skinny laMinx’s new collection
The shapes, colours and textures of a spiky rooftop garden informed this fabric range
Posted: April 11, 2017
discover st leger & viney’s new patagonia collection
Inspired by Argentina, the rich textures and earthy tones of this range will add warmth to any space
Posted: March 31, 2017
love milo’s printed fabrics are now available by the metre
Grab some locally designed patterns for your next upholstery update
Posted: March 22, 2017
trend spotting with st leger & viney
We get the low-down on the fabric and wallcovering trends set to steal the limelight this year
Decor | Floristry
Posted: August 4, 2017
Next Gen Flashback: Storm Ross
Flower artist, owner of The Holloway Shop and 2016 Next Generation star, Storm Ross reflects on the past year
Posted: August 2, 2017
Frond & Filigree: flowers and fantastic finds at 11 Alice Lane
Reminiscent of the kind of boutique store you'd find in Paris, Frond & Filigree is a welcoming space amid Sandton's hustle and bustle
Posted: July 25, 2017
Making floral magic with Jonette Engelbrecht
The woman behind Botanicus shows us how to create three distinct floral arrangements
Posted: July 11, 2017
meet the woman behind fleur le cordeur
We chat to Heike le Cordeur, IT specialist turned floral designer, about her blooming business in Cape Town
Posted: June 20, 2017
Getting to know the Blomboy
Talking blooms, personal aesthetic and future plans with Alwijn Burger
Decor | Inspiration
Posted: August 10, 2017
the finishing touch
For a bold yet sophisticated way to round off your home, try black accents
Posted: August 3, 2017
a powerful palette
We're loving the unusual combination of teals, pale pinks, greys and dark mustard-yellows at the moment
Posted: July 25, 2017
Making floral magic with Jonette Engelbrecht
The woman behind Botanicus shows us how to create three distinct floral arrangements
Posted: July 24, 2017
Five minutes with interior designer Fanie van Zyl
We chat to the interiors expert about his design philosophy and favourite colours of the moment
kelly adami shares her decor advice for new homeowners
The Joburg-based interior designer and 2017 Next Generation star reveals her top five clever decor tips
Posted: July 12, 2017
famous monochrome homes
We tour the beautiful black-and-white abodes of five designers, actors and creative authorities
Posted: July 8, 2017
dreaming in all-white
A white-on-white interior may not be the most practical of looks, but it sure is dreamy
Posted: July 2, 2017
black and white is the new black
Our favourite monochrome buys from South African designers, ceramicists and artists
Posted: June 21, 2017
So long, pink
Pink got to us in a big way, but we'll soon be heading for new colour horizons
Posted: June 9, 2017
Into the blue
Add a brilliant touch to your living space with our blue-hued shopping guide
Decor | Lighting
Posted: August 15, 2017
Design Icons: a champion of Swedish Modernism
Greta Magnusson–Grossman's contribution to the Modernist movement was far-reaching
Posted: July 12, 2017
Microscopic inspiration: the Pollen Lamps
Swiss designers turn springtime allergens into beautiful home decor
Posted: June 30, 2017
design icons: the aj lamp by arne jacobsen
This classic homeware accessory from the 1960s proves that good design will never go out of style
Posted: June 27, 2017
5 golden lights we adore
Add a hint of sophistication to your space with statement gilded light fittings
Posted: June 23, 2017
Two young designers unveil their Nando’s Co-Lab project
Candice Lawrence and Tulsha Booysen have combined their talents to create a new range of lights
Posted: May 4, 2017
Morten & Jonas’ Me lamp gets a dramatic update
Add cutting-edge character to your space with the Me light, now available in matt black
Posted: March 13, 2017
Verner Panton’s iconic Flowerpot light
Designed in 1968, this eye-catching lamp is just as effortlessly cool now as it was back then
Posted: March 6, 2017
8 autumn-inspired lights to illuminate your home
Create a warm and welcoming interior with lighting inspired by the season
Posted: December 23, 2016
Willowlamp showcases its art chandeliers in Australia
The South African lighting company recently unveiled a 9 tonne masterpiece in the Crown Perth Hotel
Posted: November 28, 2016
Geometrical wooden lighting
House and Leisure Readers get 20% off the Hemmesphere Lighting Range
Decor | Sofas
Posted: March 7, 2017
5 graphic sofas we love
Mix, match and clash your prints with these vividly patterned and colourful couches sure to spice up your home
Posted: November 18, 2016
Masters of their craft: gordon beard
Gordon beard speaks the language of production, precision and staff support
Posted: July 13, 2016
Modular Lounging
All eyes are on Weylandts' new sectional sofa
Posted: January 21, 2016
Dive into Art de Vivre
This fun video demonstrates the art of living
Posted: November 30, 2015
Bending Design
Wire seating solutions
Posted: November 1, 2015
Win a classic sofa!
Enter #HL9DaysofGiveaways now
Posted: October 23, 2015
7 Sofas for the Rugby
Supporters need their comfort
Posted: September 18, 2015
Weave into Kuba
African-inspired Mungo
Posted: February 23, 2015
8 Compact Couches
Sitting cosy
Posted: January 30, 2015
Love It Cushions
From Robert Thomson
Decor | Tables
Posted: June 12, 2017
Update your outdoor space with Marlanteak’s new Cala collection by Kettal
Choose from a customisable collection of colourful Cala woven chairs and monolithic tables in timber or marble
Posted: May 29, 2017
Atang Tshikare and OKHA: when two worlds collide
Atang Tshikare and Okha have come together to produce luxurious furniture with an evocative twist
Posted: March 22, 2017
Go graphic with The Urbanative
This local brand's new Afro-Midcentury collection of homeware items is inspired by Ndebele patterns
Posted: November 20, 2016
The Pacific Collection by Weylandts
Anna Weylandt comments on the new driftwood range by this ubiquitous brand
Posted: October 24, 2016
dress up your dressing table
Head Interiors presents a curated range of decor for your dressing table
Posted: August 31, 2016
a showpiece for your dining room
The elegant EATON table from Ligne Roset is on special until 30 September
Posted: August 18, 2016
put your best foot forward
These ceramic footstools are bold, graphic and guaranteed to make a statement
Posted: May 18, 2016
5 Neat Nesting Tables
The Russian matryoshka dolls of the furniture industry
Posted: May 10, 2016
Turn the Tables
These elegant tables merge the natural and man-made
Posted: April 19, 2016
A Guide to Buying Modernist Furniture
Tips for sourcing classic Mid-century Modern pieces
Posted: August 10, 2017
5 out-of-the-ordinary flooring solutions
We round up a few of our favourite ways to make a statement underfoot
Posted: July 17, 2017
Not just another brick in the wall
House and Leisure's junior art director shows us how to turn a blank wall into a striking decorative feature
Posted: July 13, 2017
interior mood boards inspired by oggie flooring
Decor inspiration for your dining room, kitchen, lounge and bedroom
Posted: June 22, 2017
10 artists create playful rugs for R & Company and Amini
The brief was 'just to dream'
Posted: June 8, 2017
Great design is built from the ground up
From rustic stone tiles and classic marble to metallic mosaics and opulent carpets, find floor and wall solutions to suit your style and space
Posted: May 31, 2017
Surprise rug sale from Hertex
Get up to 50% off selected rugs and other homeware from 1 to 3 June
Posted: May 11, 2017
elie saab’s range of rugs with the rug company
Feminine, luxurious and modern, Fashion designer Elie Saab's rugs will add a touch of subtle beauty to a range of interiors
Posted: March 20, 2017
achieve a natural aesthetic with coral & hive
This Somerset West-based studio is bringing age-old techniques into contemporary living
Posted: January 19, 2017
Get trending with Belgotex
We've teamed up with the flooring masters to consider the hottest décor trends of 2017
Posted: January 1, 2017
Getting To Know The Colour Manager
We gain further insight into the 2017 colour trend report from Plascon
Decor | Windows
Posted: March 8, 2017
the new designer range from plantation shutters
The versatile and exciting new collection is available in 21 colour-ways