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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
Posted: May 16, 2017
10 products to fulfil your millennial pink obsession
Discover how to add a trendy touch to your space with our favourite pink design picks
Posted: May 5, 2017
design joburg presents the conservatory
Anatomy Design and Botanicus are working on something spectacular for the 2017 Design Joburg fair
Posted: April 20, 2017
5 South African ceramicists on our radar
Get to know the ceramic artists behind a few of our current handmade favourites
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Posted: October 18, 2017
See new work from Gregor Jenkin at Southern Guild
The lauded designer's solo exhibition promises new pieces alongside subtly adjusted classics
The Skinny laMinx store in Bree Street gets a revamp
A much-loved fixture in one of Cape Town's coolest shopping areas, Skinny laMinx has grown in size and boasts a fresh new look
New beginnings at Broad Valley farm
Under new ownership since 2009, Broad Valley has blossomed into one of the most exciting cool-climate vineyards in the Western Cape
Posted: October 17, 2017
Louis Vuitton unveils a new collaboration with Jeff Koons
Jeff Koons reconfigures six iconic paintings for his second masters collection with Louis Vuitton
Posted: October 16, 2017
Pichulik teams up with Weylandts for a capsule collection
Each piece in Pichulik's stunning new jewellery range for Weylandts is made to order
Brian Temba is the face of SHF for October
Think you have what it takes to be the next face of SHF? Enter and stand to win R25 000
Posted: October 11, 2017
Cape Town honours Archbishop Tutu with a boundary-breaking public design
In paying tribute to our heroes, the 'Arch for Arch' offers a creative alternative to traditional statues
Book review: Design Directory 2017-2018 by The Craft and Design Institute
This illustrated resource showcases some of the best producers of South African craft and design
Posted: October 10, 2017
Studio Ashby designs eclectic apartments in London
Nine exclusive new apartments at One Crown Place in East London merge modern luxury with handcrafted tradition
Posted: October 5, 2017
Le Creuset opens a boutique store in Stellenbosch
The much-loved French brand launches a retail space in one of the country's top food and wine destinations