Get The Look: City Barn

Take inspiration from this city barn and give your rental apartment a new look without doing major renovations. Just add a few key decor pieces.

Frances Marais, Supplied
Storm Ross

City Barn


Finding an old barn in Cape Town's bustling Sea Point is unusual. But for its owner, who transformed this offbeat space into an urban oasis, it was all rather serendipitous. Take inspiration from Candice Hatting's "lucky strike" home and shop pieces that can elevate a rented apartment or room with minimal renovations.

SHOP IT | Large Evo Hyacinth Rect Basket R349, Makro
SHOP IT | Collecta Horses-Andalusian Stallion Bay-Xl R119, Takealot
Zara Home
SHOP IT | Printed Cotton Cushion Cover in Red R289.00, Zara Home



MRP Home
SHOP IT | Bonsai Tree In Crackle Pot R199.99, MRP Home
50/50 Prints
SHOP IT | Tiger-A by Elsabé Milandri R2,875.00, 50ty50ty Prints
Le Creuset
SHOP IT | Le Creuset Stoneware Oval Pasta/Salad Serving Bowl in Flame R699 (3.2 Litre), YuppieChef


SHOP IT | Smeg Retro Toaster 2 Slice in Cream R 2999.00, @Home
Bielle Bellingham
SHOP IT | Imitation Cesca Chair R 6500, Bielle Bellingham
SHOP IT | Cook’s Cloth R330, Mungo