vicki sleet’s home renovation: an instagram story
Vicki Sleet and her husband Justin Spreckley documented their four-month renovation – via Instagram
Follow the story of an Instagram home renovation
From a facebrick horror to a airy family-friendly home
How to renovate without renovating
Durban-based interior designer Ruth Duke shares her top 10 tips for giving your home a new lease on life without making structural changes
A 160-year-old home gets a luxurious update
This renovation is packed with personal appeal and French-Asian influences
find inspiration for a black-and-white renovation
This picture guide will convince you that you don't need a lot of colour to make a big statement
As you may have noticed from our recent Instagram posts and of our beautifully dark #HLBWIssue, we’re currently obsessed with black, white and all things monochrome. But while black and white is certainly a strong feature in our July 2017 issue, we’re also highlighting glamorous renovations, so we’re combining
Home Truths: Pieter-Ernst Mare
The homeowner talks Sandton City living, contemporary South African art and treasured design items
A sunny bungalow in Berea
Sara Colley took a traditional bungalow in Durban's Berea and transformed it into a quirky modern home
country living
A large tumbledown Constantia home gets transformed into an entertainer’s dream
Cottage industry
The renovation of this Sea Point cottage proves it’s possible to scale down while still living large
invisible mending
This century-old house in Parktown North has been rescued, restored and stitched together with a new steel skeleton
When Patrick and Chloe O’Doherty bought their Parktown North home, which is 100 years old this year, it had been condemned. ‘It was completely derelict,’ says Patrick, ‘and there were 7.5cm-wide cracks going right through the walls.’ Patrick and Chloe had returned home after two years of travel, most recently spending six months driving around the US in a Chevy camper van. While contemplating their next move, the couple rented a Victorian house in Parkhurst. ‘That’s when we thought, we want a house like this,’ recalls Chloe. When they found their Parktown North property, the banks weren’t interested in fi