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Quiet time
This cool, contemporary Joburg home is all about serene, pared-down luxury
a home for artful living
This Hyde Park Home Blends Minimalism and Luxury to Inspirational Effect
Mod-Tropical Durban Treasure
This home’s considered design and offbeat details give it a luxe resort feel
A Seaboard Base for Brothers
A clever transformation turned this Victorian abode into a stylish, serene modern home
Something Old, Something New
This Victorian cottage is proof that beautiful materials and great design stand the test of time
We’ve owned this house forever,’ says Marianna Furman as she walks through her cleverly updated Victorian cottage in Tamboerskloof towards the glass doors that lead onto the pool deck. ‘In other words, since the early 1990s,’ she adds, laughing. Around that time, almost 25 years ago now, Marianna’s husband Jarome was k
home away from home
A South African-born creative has made a welcoming leafy abode in inner-city North London
Vibrant Surroundings
Vibrant artworks fill the home of a couple who share a sense of the visually dramatic
Let there be light
A creative update has brought space and light to this young family’s 1960s home
Living Sauve in Shoreditch
This design-savvy home in a converted industrial building is a lesson in less is more
Modernist and In mint condition
A luxuriant house is the perfect backdrop for its owner’s idiosyncratic style
Instead of a normal dinner service, Durbanite Kirsty Machen has a collection of beautiful plates, similar in size but each different from the other. Once, taking my place at one of her frequent dinner parties, I decided that I preferred a different plate to that set in front of me and swapped them around. A few minutes later, our hostess quickly surveyed the table and summarily returned the plates to their original position, giving me a challenging glance. [caption id="attachment_121314" align="alignnone" width="600"] The open-plan kitchen and dining area of vintage online-store owner Kirsty Machen’s modernist Durban
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