The integrated interiors are testament to a masterful relationship between proportion and materials
Echoing the pattern on the staircase, a screen by HK Studio separates the kitchen-cum-dining room and living areas. The sofa is from Tonic, the tables from Anatomy Design and the blue-and-gold vases from La Grange Interiors.
The design-conscious owners of this home in Eldoraigne, Pretoria, made a smart decision before they start
An architectural and artistic marvel in the leafy vales of Higgovale
Conceptualised by Van Der Merwe Miszewski Architects, the forested home was designed to have as little impact on the environment as possible.
As you make your way from Cape Town’s buzzing CBD up into the leafy vales of Higgovale on the slopes of Table Mountain, a forest canopy of trees helps create a magical ambience, where the sound of the city is dimmed. It’s this restful otherworldliness, just five minutes from the city centre, that encouraged international furniture superstar Jan te Lintelo and his partner Lars Nikolajsen to buy and build here almost 20 years ago.
The duo were on their second visit to the Mother Ci