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Posted: March 24, 2017
our must-have interior design books this month
From remarkable heritage houses to all things patterned, HL's top reads of March 2017 are jam-packed with inspiration
Posted: March 22, 2017
Go graphic with The Urbanative
This local brand's new Afro-Midcentury collection of homeware items is inspired by Ndebele patterns
Posted: March 20, 2017
achieve a natural aesthetic with coral & hive
This Somerset West-based studio is bringing age-old techniques into contemporary living
Posted: March 17, 2017
Beds go old-school at Design Store
We’re smitten by Design Store’s range of vintage-inspired steel beds
Posted: March 16, 2017
Le Creuset’s new Colours of Spice collection
Inspired by the vivid colours, fragrant aromas and incomparable warmth of spice
Posted: March 10, 2017
In the hot seat with Yinka Ilori
Get to know the Nigerian-born furniture designer whose colourful creations tell meaningful stories
Posted: February 15, 2017
Perfect Pair
At the recent Stockholm Furniture Fair, British design firm Layer launched a fresh update on their Pair chair
Posted: February 3, 2017
Ardmore’s new wallpaper designs for Cole & Son
Adorn your walls with Ardmore's signature whimsy and wild style
Posted: February 1, 2017
Playful textiles to make you smile
Discover the imaginative creations of Californian brand BFGF
Posted: January 25, 2017
Wishful shopping at WallpaperSTORE*
We'd buy these 10 stand-out design items in a heartbeat
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Posted: March 22, 2017
trend spotting with st leger & viney
We get the low-down on the fabric and wallcovering trends set to steal the limelight this year
5 reasons to own the #HLKitchenIssue
The April 2017 issue of House and Leisure is packed with trends, ideas and kitchen inspiration
Posted: March 15, 2017
Happiness begins with hygge
Pronounced hue-gah, this Danish concept is all about getting cozy
Posted: March 14, 2017
Rivertown: Your new favourite Durban hangout
Heat City's coolest creatives are flocking to this freshly revamped precinct
Posted: March 13, 2017
Bosjes Estate is now open to the public
Everything you need to know about the hottest new venue in the Western Cape
Posted: March 10, 2017
the revival of stained glass
Dating back to the 7th century, this ancient art form is slipping back into the mainstream
Posted: March 9, 2017
weaving a win for nkuli mlangeni
We chat to the winner of Design Indaba's Most Beautiful Object in South Africa 2017 award
Posted: March 7, 2017
Snøhetta designs a memorial arch for Archbishop Desmond Tutu
The world-renowned architectural collective has collaborated with Design Indaba and Local Studio
Posted: March 3, 2017
Introduce pattern into your home with these 5 geometric wallpapers
With their bold lines and soft hues, these striking wallpapers will make a statement in any space
Slack unveils its HQ in New York City
The interior design lives up to the startup’s principles of adding efficiency to the workplace