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Look forward to spring with SHF
Bring warmth in your home with sumptuous textures, brass accents and feel-good fabrics in bright yellow tones
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
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
6 local jewellers we love
From clean-cut androgyny to colourful beadwork, these South African jewellery designers know how to make a statement
inner-city rooftop gardens inspire Skinny laMinx’s new collection
The shapes, colours and textures of a spiky rooftop garden informed this fabric range
Hidden behind Skinny laMinx’s Cape Town store, a steel fire escape leads to their production studio via a hot, bleak city rooftop. Over time Heather Moore has been transforming this scorched space with a growing collection of heat-loving aloes, cacti, euphorbia and more. The shapes, colours and shadows of this spiky roof
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
5 bookshelves you need this winter
These inventive storage solutions will seriously cosy up your living space
10 products to fulfil your millennial pink obsession
Discover how to add a trendy touch to your space with our favourite pink design picks
design joburg presents the conservatory
Anatomy Design and Botanicus are working on something spectacular for the 2017 Design Joburg fair
5 South African ceramicists on our radar
Get to know the ceramic artists behind a few of our current handmade favourites
In the new May issue of House and Leisure we shine a spotlight on a few South African ceramicists creating collectable treasures that are coveted around the world. Here, we take a closer look at five local ceramicists worth keeping an eye on. Lisa Firer Image Credit: Lisa Firer Given her surname, it’s almost as though Lisa Firer was born to be a ceramicist. Working out of a Woodstock studio in Cape Town with a small team, her unique porcelain pieces – which have been widely shown at expos like Design Indaba and 100% Design South Africa – are handmade from beginning to end. From tealights to vases, each creation is