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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 29, 2017
6 local jewellers we love
From clean-cut androgyny to colourful beadwork, these South African jewellery designers know how to make a statement
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
Posted: May 19, 2017
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: May 18, 2017
5 bookshelves you need this winter
These inventive storage solutions will seriously cosy up your living space
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Posted: December 17, 2017
5 reasons to own our 2018 trends issue
Read up on the top trends for the year to come and discover contemporary culture in Japan in our latest issue
Posted: December 15, 2017
Our favourite winners from the World Architecture Festival 2017
A mini showcase of innovative, inspiring architecture around the world
Your Yuletide wish list from Poetry
A range of festive gifts handpicked from one of our favourite design destinations
Posted: December 14, 2017
8 great gift ideas for the festive season
For a more memorable festive gesture, give your loved ones an experience they'll never forget
The Louvre Abu Dhabi is an architectural marvel
The Middle East's new Louvre art museum celebrates the shared stories of humanity
Posted: December 12, 2017
Inside Festival reveals the top interiors of 2017
Find out what made the cut, from the Airbnb headquarters in Dublin to an upmarket butchery in Taiwan
Posted: December 8, 2017
Ultra Violet is Pantone’s Colour of the Year for 2018
Long favoured by creative visionaries, this enigmatic shade looks to the future
Posted: December 7, 2017
Roche Bobois comes to Johannesburg
The luxury furniture brand has opened a flagship showroom in Kramerville's trendy design district
Posted: December 6, 2017
The 2017 Design Foundation Awards winners
Seven South African achievers were lauded for design, manufacture, commercial success and innovation
Posted: December 5, 2017
Do you read meme?
Nothing delights digital director Zodwa Kumalo more than an amusing home-brewed meme