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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
Posted: April 3, 2017
new additions to the contemporary spati range at weylandts
Fans of this sleek, sophisticated range will be thrilled to discover these new designs
urban cities inspire fabrica’s new range of rugs
Translating the road maps and architecture of Johannesburg and Cape Town into graphic patterns
Posted: March 31, 2017
love milo’s printed fabrics are now available by the metre
Grab some locally designed patterns for your next upholstery update
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
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Posted: April 25, 2017
sweet dreams with granny goose
As a mother of four, Granny Goose founder Gaynor Walkey understands the importance of getting a good night’s sleep – evident in her luxury bedlinens
Posted: April 20, 2017
5 reasons to own the #HLFamilyIssue
From the family-friendly homes of SA's top designers to tips for travelling with kids, House and Leisure's May issue celebrates modern family style
Posted: April 19, 2017
nm design’s evocative new furniture range
We've fallen hard for this lovely, locally crafted collection where classic meets contemporary design
first look: the new silo hotel
Beneath the urban exterior of Cape Town's newly revamped Silo Hotel lies a treasure trove of opulence
Posted: April 18, 2017
scan, shop, share: snap up a copy of this cosy cookbook
Use SnapScan to purchase Nicky Stubbs' colourful new cookbook, For Friends & Family, with an exclusive offer in our May issue
Posted: April 13, 2017
masters of their craft: byron egan
The son of an accomplished carpenter and cabinet maker, Byron Egan now heads up his family's business M & V
Posted: April 11, 2017
discover st leger & viney’s new patagonia collection
Inspired by Argentina, the rich textures and earthy tones of this range will add warmth to any space
Posted: April 6, 2017
alessi’s functional design takes to the skies
Iconic Italian homeware firm Alessi creates a modern, stylish and bespoke collection for Delta Air Lines
Posted: April 5, 2017
3 new showrooms you need to visit
From flooring to furniture, these dedicated hubs offer a convenient shopping experience and plenty of inspiration
yswara goes to ghana
The luxury tea label's new boutique - shared with Akrafo and Luxury Living - is inspired by the tropical abundance of West Africa