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Posted: February 22, 2018
Book review: The Garden of Babylonstoren by Franchesca Watson and Heidi Bertish
A visual tribute to the iconic farm in the Drakenstein Valley of the Cape Winelands
Posted: February 17, 2018
6 local jewellers we love
From clean-cut androgyny to colourful beadwork, these South African jewellery designers know how to make a statement
judging a book by its spine
We show you how to create areas of visual interest in your home using beautifully designed books and magazines
Posted: December 15, 2017
Your Yuletide wish list from Poetry
A range of festive gifts handpicked from one of our favourite design destinations
Posted: October 25, 2017
Pick of the week: Clinton Friedman’s #1 Zero rug
This limited-edition hand-tufted fine art rug by Clinton Friedman features playful critters in warm tones
Calling all stationery nerds: you need to check out PB&Co soon
This charming range of illustrated writing supplies is delightfully local
Posted: August 25, 2017
Look forward to spring with SHF
Bring warmth in your home with sumptuous textures, brass accents and feel-good fabrics in bright yellow tones
Posted: August 1, 2017
Dive into Le Creuset’s newest colour range
Le Creuset's brand-new Ocean collection brings the calming influence of the sea into the kitchen
Posted: July 31, 2017
La Fede creates heirloom toys for adults and kids alike
After being retrenched from her corporate job in 2014, Chantelle Beukes started La Fede, a small heirloom toy company for all ages
Posted: May 25, 2017
inner-city rooftop gardens inspire Skinny laMinx’s new collection
The shapes, colours and textures of a spiky rooftop garden informed this fabric range
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Posted: March 8, 2018
presenting the next generation: the future is female
In celebration of International Women's Day, we honour the female rising stars who are causing a stir on the local creative scene.
Posted: March 5, 2018
Explore South Africa’s contemporary art scene with Art Map SA
The new Art Map SA website helps its readers discover more about South African art
lacoste replaces its iconic logo temporarily to benefit 10 endangered species
To champion awareness of threatened species conservation, Lacoste has replaced its iconic logo
Posted: March 2, 2018
7 of the most unusual homes around the world
From a house made from mirrors to a home squeezed in between two buildings
Posted: March 1, 2018
A local designer weighs in on the biggest jewellery trends for 2018
Jewellery designer Geraldine Fenn weighs in on some of the jewellery and accessories in 2018.
Posted: February 28, 2018
Save water with this sink
Make the most of your household's grey water
6 reasons to get your hands on our 2018 Compact Living issue
Six reasons to pick up our Compact Living issue – with homes that are small in size and big in personality.
Posted: February 25, 2018
bulthaup’s new Cape Town showroom is all about functional style
bulthaup's new ultra chic showroom opens in Cape Town's Waterway House
Posted: February 13, 2018
Bryce Henderson is the face of SHF for February