From remarkable heritage houses to all things patterned, HL's top reads of March 2017 are jam-packed with inspiration
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One of the most jaw-droppingly beautiful books to be published about South African domestic architecture and decoration in the past few years, Remarkable Heritage Houses of South Africa is by renowned photographer Craig Fraser and writer Nini Bairnsfather Cloete. Ranging from an exquisite apartment in Joha
Get to know the Nigerian-born furniture designer whose colourful creations tell meaningful stories
Colour, heritage and a sense of playfulness are all at the heart of the work coming from Nigerian-born, London-based furniture designer Yinka Ilori, who exhibited at the 2016 London Design Festival. In an installation called Swimming Pool of Dreams, Yinka showed six bold chairs made from different found materials and which straddle the line between art and design. His upcycled creations channel memories of time spent on the Margate coast with his family's church congregation.
In a culture obsessed with the 'new', Yinka holds a deep appreciation for the old and worn-down, transforming discarded and broken chairs in