Decor

Chairs
Best in show: Houtlander’s minimal oak furniture is built to last
We chat to Phillip Hollander, founder of the Joburg-based furniture design studio where functionality is key
Caesarstone Concepts launches with three furniture collaborations
See new designs from Dokter and Misses, Weylandts and Gregor Jenkin Studio
A serendipitous collaboration led to the chair of our dreams
We chat to Atang Tshikare and Eve Collett about creating their covetable Leifo chairs
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
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
Dokter and Misses Seed to Seat is a new and exciting collaboration that’s currently taking place between seven of the most prominent and exciting designers in South Africa and the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade association for the American hardwood industry. The designers involved are
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
The Barcelona Chair – a true design icon
We delve into the history of the iconic Barcelona Chair
our 5 favourite daybeds
These divine daybeds are perfect for a midday nap in the warm South African winter sun
5 museum-worthy chairs from Moroso
Bold, beautiful and slightly chaotic, discover our favourites from this Italian design powerhouse
design icons: a master of modernism
We uncover the history behind Marcel Brauer's iconic Wassily chair
The Wassily chair After receiving the Museum of Modern Art Award in 1968 and recognition as a ‘Work of Art’ in Germany in 1982, the Wassily chair has become an iconic design piece. Who? Marcel Breuer was an architect and furniture designer who worked for the avant-garde German design studio Bauhaus and was known as a master of Modernism. Pioneering the use of strong and lightweight tubular steel, Breuer reasoned that if it could be bent into handlebars for a bicycle, it could also be moulded into furniture forms – and it wasn’t long before other designers followed suit. He named his Wassily chair
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