News and Trends

News and Trends
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
Happiness begins with hygge
Pronounced hue-gah, this Danish concept is all about getting cozy
Rivertown: Your new favourite Durban hangout
Heat City's coolest creatives are flocking to this freshly revamped precinct
Bosjes Estate is now open to the public
Everything you need to know about the hottest new venue in the Western Cape
The wider Western Cape area sports a large number of gorgeous destination restaurants, wine estates and guesthouses – so many, in fact, that it can be difficult to imagine how something completely new and unexpected might be on the cards. Yet this is precisely what’s been achieved at Bosjes Estate, which is poised to put
the revival of stained glass
Dating back to the 7th century, this ancient art form is slipping back into the mainstream
weaving a win for nkuli mlangeni
We chat to the winner of Design Indaba's Most Beautiful Object in South Africa 2017 award
Snøhetta designs a memorial arch for Archbishop Desmond Tutu
The world-renowned architectural collective has collaborated with Design Indaba and Local Studio
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
The fastest-growing workplace software in the world, Slack aims to seamlessly (and productively) connect people who work together. Of course you’d expect the design of Slack's new headquarters in Lower Manhattan to live up to the startup’s own principles of adding simplicity and efficiency to the workplace – and so it does. The innovative yet unfussy office is by design firm Snøhetta, which creates architecture, landscapes, interiors and brand designs for clients around the world. Inspired by New York City’s distinctive urban courtyards, the versatile space is filled with natural light from expansive skylights