A clever transformation turned this Victorian abode into a stylish, serene modern home
Despite its seaboard location, there’s a feeling of an urban farmhouse to the Three Anchor Bay house that brothers Danie and Frank Louw call home. The brothers bought it in 2014, predominantly lured by its prime position and proximity to the Sea Point promenade, but also because it offered them the generosity of space and the
This design-savvy home in a converted industrial building is a lesson in less is more
Partners in life and work, Danish-born Nina Tolstrup and her Greek Cypriot husband Jack Mama are the design duo behind London-based Studiomama. ‘Recycling and reimagining are constant themes in our work,’ says Nina. ‘And we believe passionately in designing for the real world.’ This goes a long way to explain the timeless and unpretentious qualities of the studio’s work.
[caption id="attachment_121509" align="alignnone" width="600"] Jack standing on the landing on the first floor alongside a series of artworks by Maria Dubin[/caption]
A recent body of their work entitled Waste Not Want Not, commissioned by