Houses

Indoor / Outdoor
5 plant-filled spaces we love
These beautiful interiors will inspire you to green up your living space
Inside out
This Hyde Park home, which sometimes doubles as an art gallery, blends minimalism and luxury to inspirational effect
Muted Character
Neutral tones are offset by playful collections of art and design in this family home
african de stijl
This home in Parktown West is an essay in what it means to live in the here and now
The lookout
A stately home in Benmore transitions effortlessly from inside to outside
At the entrance to this stately home in Johannesburg’s Benmore, guests are greeted by a bronze walking man, a life-sized sculpture by artist Ruhan Janse van Vuuren. It’s not unusual for visitors to do a double take as they see his form repeated through the glass facade and again in the garden. It’s as if the man is moving
past perfect
An old suburban home in Cape Town is transformed to maximise space and light
Tropical Sensibility
A family home in Durban's Morningside blends a black backdrop with bold, colourful design details
An Unexpected Treasure
This cool Stellenbosch abode is full of exotic surprises
Unbounded Living
An easy indoor-outdoor flow meets Scandinavian simplicity in this Pretoria home
Purpose built
This is a space that inspires family time against an ever-changing canvas of art
It was as if this home designed by Jo Noero from Noero Architects in an oak-studded corner of Johannesburg’s Forest Town was commissioned specifically to meet the needs of Lucia and Piet Boer. The Boers wanted a home that merged with its exterior, offering an extended living environment in which to enjoy the plentiful sunny highveld days with their five-year-old son, Richard, and Babette, their basset hound, but just as important to them was an interior space that would function as a backdrop for their growing collection of modern and contemporary art. ‘It struck us immediately that the simplicity of the house’s L-sh
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