Decor

Decor | Appliances
Posted: August 8, 2017
design icons: a minor miracle of balance
Designed by George Carwardine in 1933, the Anglepoise lamp is the reason for his legacy today
Posted: March 2, 2017
Laundry day goes Zen with Whirlpool
Whirlpool's new Omnia washing machine is as functional as it is beautiful
Posted: December 1, 2016
New robovac makes cleaning effortless
This new automatic vacuum cleaner takes hoovering right out of your hands
Posted: October 13, 2016
a Kitchen with a 6th Sense
Whirlpool's 6th sense technology will revolutionise the way you cook
Posted: September 14, 2016
how to choose an allergy-fighting vacuum cleaner
Tips on what to look for in a vacuum cleaner that will help minimise allergies
Posted: July 28, 2016
streamline your kitchen
Miele's new ArtLine series of appliances throws out all handles
Posted: May 9, 2016
The Blackboard Fridge is Here
Miele may have released the kitchen’s most functional to-do list
Posted: April 11, 2016
Remote control
Give your home a tech makeover that will transform it for smart living
Posted: March 11, 2016
5 small space tech ideas
The gadgets you need to optimise your tiny home
Posted: March 9, 2016
Water-Wise Washing
How to choose a water-saving dishwasher
Decor | Art
Posted: April 5, 2018
printed matters: the textile art of siwa mgoboza
The young artist's work plays off the strength of a South African print staple, shweshwe
Posted: March 20, 2018
new forms: sculptor lucille lewin on her new art journey
SA-born, Britain-based sculptor Lucille Lewin left a career in fashion to create autobiographical art – and isn’t looking back
Posted: March 5, 2018
Explore South Africa’s contemporary art scene with Art Map SA
The new Art Map SA website helps its readers discover more about South African art
Posted: July 13, 2017
Jessica Doucha on the fine art of screen printing
We speak to the interdisciplinary visual artist about her beautiful - and laborious - art form of choice
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8 contemporary black-and-white artworks
Our favourite works by South African artists who embrace a limited colour palette
Posted: July 12, 2017
Design Icons: the Noguchi table by Isamu Noguchi
Aptly described by Herman Miller as a 'sculpture-for-use', the Noguchi table is famous for its impeccable form
Posted: July 4, 2017
aural planes: an interactive chandelier
Art, science and technology converge in an extraordinary light sculpture that reacts to your aura
Posted: June 19, 2017
In the round with ceramic artist Lucinda Mudge
We chat to ceramicist Linda Mudge about her newest collection 'The Wolf is Always Near', which debuted at the Everard Read Gallery in London
Decor | Chairs
Posted: April 23, 2018
Q&A with Shirley Mast of Woodbender
Introducing Woodbender's Cala chair – and talking trends with director Shirley Mast
Posted: November 24, 2017
Into the wild: go mod-tropical with your decor
Bright jungle motifs meet furniture reminiscent of a modern era in eclectic interiors
Posted: October 31, 2017
Go the distance with your decor
We embrace colour, pattern and shape in our pick of products to covet
Posted: August 29, 2017
Best in show: Houtlander’s minimal oak furniture is built to last
We chat to Phillip Hollander, founder of the Joburg-based furniture design studio where functionality is key
Posted: August 23, 2017
Caesarstone Concepts launches with three furniture collaborations
See new designs from Dokter and Misses, Weylandts and Gregor Jenkin Studio
Posted: July 28, 2017
A serendipitous collaboration led to the chair of our dreams
We chat to Atang Tshikare and Eve Collett about creating their covetable Leifo chairs
Posted: June 22, 2017
The very rare, very beautiful Chandigarh chair
Designed by the lesser-known cousin of Le Corbusier, this iconic seat is now seen in celeb homes around the world
Posted: June 15, 2017
Top South African designers hard at work on the Seed to Seat project
Seven local designers are working on fresh new seating options that will be revealed at 100% Design South Africa
Posted: June 12, 2017
Update your outdoor space with Marlanteak’s new Cala collection by Kettal
Choose from a customisable collection of colourful Cala woven chairs and monolithic tables in timber or marble
Posted: May 31, 2017
The Barcelona Chair – a true design icon
We delve into the history of the iconic Barcelona Chair
Posted: March 22, 2018
into the orient
Bring the character of distant lands into your home with four sumptuous wallpapers inspired by the East
Posted: March 14, 2018
new brands to love at st leger & viney
St Leger and Viney introduces the fun and cheerful Blithfield and Bluebellgray to its impressive selection
Posted: November 24, 2017
Into the wild: go mod-tropical with your decor
Bright jungle motifs meet furniture reminiscent of a modern era in eclectic interiors
Posted: November 14, 2017
High fashion-inspired designs from U&G Fabrics’ Designer’s Choice
We chat to designer Zainub Dawood to get his take on upcoming fabric trends
Posted: November 7, 2017
Missoni Home’s new wallcoverings are inspired by its eclectic fashion
The brand's first-ever range of wallcoverings is a colourful delight
Posted: October 31, 2017
Go the distance with your decor
We embrace colour, pattern and shape in our pick of products to covet
Posted: October 23, 2017
Welcome newness with Coricraft
Transform your home from the functional to the sublime with Coricraft’s new modular furniture and on-trend fabrics
Posted: October 12, 2017
Dusty pink takes centre stage in a new collection from Rebel Walls
The Daydreamer range of wall murals finds inspiration in dreamy clouds, hexagons and gems – all wrapped up in seductive pink
Posted: September 17, 2017
Get your spring on: 5 floral wallpapers from our Pinterest boards
From moody botanicals to oversized blooms, update your interiors for spring with our favourite floral wallpapers
Posted: July 18, 2017
wallcover trends that wow
Local wallpaper maverick Robin Sprong reveals what’s next for your walls
Decor | Floristry
Posted: April 9, 2018
8 plants that thrive in the bathroom
Add water-loving flora to your bathroom for a fresh and dynamic look
Posted: January 16, 2018
Carnations are cool in 2018
Posted: August 4, 2017
Next Gen Flashback: Storm Ross
Flower artist, owner of The Holloway Shop and 2016 Next Generation star, Storm Ross reflects on the past year
Posted: August 2, 2017
Frond & Filigree: flowers and fantastic finds at 11 Alice Lane
Reminiscent of the kind of boutique store you'd find in Paris, Frond & Filigree is a welcoming space amid Sandton's hustle and bustle
Posted: July 25, 2017
Making floral magic with Jonette Engelbrecht
The woman behind Botanicus shows us how to create three distinct floral arrangements
Posted: July 11, 2017
meet the woman behind fleur le cordeur
We chat to Heike le Cordeur, IT specialist turned floral designer, about her blooming business in Cape Town
Posted: June 20, 2017
Getting to know the Blomboy
Talking blooms, personal aesthetic and future plans with Alwijn Burger
Decor | Inspiration
Posted: May 21, 2018
pause for thought: a snapshot of our #HLArchitectureIssue ‘Curate’ shoot
Pair soft leather, crisp canvas, tactile terracotta and glazed ceramics for a look that speaks volumes about your space
Posted: May 7, 2018
verdure decor: a fresh look at botanical trends
A fresh look at floral and plant trends that hold year-round appeal
Posted: May 3, 2018
chefs table: 4 ideas to update your kitchen
Spruce up the heart of your home in four easy steps
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minenhle ntuli is the face of shf for may
Budding furniture designer, Minenhle Ntuli is the May ambassador for SHF.
Posted: April 24, 2018
4 contemporary flooring trends that will transform your home
Be inspired by these up-to-the-minute surface ideas for your floors.
Posted: April 20, 2018
perfect balance: lay out your living room like a pro
Alon Sachs, co-owner of Mobelli Furniture Living, gives his top tips on how to make the most out of your living room.
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watch: how to make invisible floating bookshelves
One of the most eye-catching way to display your books is with invisible floating bookshelves.
Posted: April 9, 2018
the enviable london townhouse of a fashion and design maven
A South African's pared down 1820s Regency townhouse in Marylebone, London
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8 plants that thrive in the bathroom
Add water-loving flora to your bathroom for a fresh and dynamic look
Decor | Lighting
Posted: April 20, 2018
Microscopic inspiration: the Pollen Lamps
Swiss designers turn springtime allergens into beautiful home decor
Posted: March 14, 2018
a minimalist, mid-century interior commands an alluring French aesthetic
Explore a meticulously renovated home outside of Paris designed by Atelier Tristan Auer
Posted: October 31, 2017
Go the distance with your decor
We embrace colour, pattern and shape in our pick of products to covet
Posted: October 11, 2017
Willowlamp launches a collection for small spaces
These new lighting designs make a statement without crowding your home
Posted: October 10, 2017
Sculptural lighting solutions to spruce up your home
Lighting design has evolved beyond the merely functional and into the realm of art
Posted: August 23, 2017
Caesarstone Concepts launches with three furniture collaborations
See new designs from Dokter and Misses, Weylandts and Gregor Jenkin Studio
Posted: August 15, 2017
Design Icons: a champion of Swedish Modernism
Greta Magnusson–Grossman's contribution to the Modernist movement was far-reaching
Posted: June 30, 2017
design icons: the aj lamp by arne jacobsen
This classic homeware accessory from the 1960s proves that good design will never go out of style
Posted: June 27, 2017
5 golden lights we adore
Add a hint of sophistication to your space with statement gilded light fittings
Decor | Sofas
Posted: December 20, 2017
Our five favourite new couches for 2018
Discover stellar seating for the new year inspired by our #HLTrendsIssue
Posted: October 31, 2017
Go the distance with your decor
We embrace colour, pattern and shape in our pick of products to covet
Posted: October 23, 2017
Welcome newness with Coricraft
Transform your home from the functional to the sublime with Coricraft’s new modular furniture and on-trend fabrics
Posted: March 7, 2017
5 graphic sofas we love
Mix, match and clash your prints with these vividly patterned and colourful couches sure to spice up your home
Posted: November 18, 2016
Masters of their craft: gordon beard
Gordon beard speaks the language of production, precision and staff support
Posted: July 13, 2016
Modular Lounging
All eyes are on Weylandts' new sectional sofa
Posted: January 21, 2016
Dive into Art de Vivre
This fun video demonstrates the art of living
Posted: November 30, 2015
Bending Design
Wire seating solutions
Posted: November 1, 2015
Win a classic sofa!
Enter #HL9DaysofGiveaways now
Posted: October 23, 2015
7 Sofas for the Rugby
Supporters need their comfort
Decor | Tables
Posted: November 24, 2017
Into the wild: go mod-tropical with your decor
Bright jungle motifs meet furniture reminiscent of a modern era in eclectic interiors
Posted: October 31, 2017
Go the distance with your decor
We embrace colour, pattern and shape in our pick of products to covet
Posted: August 29, 2017
Best in show: Houtlander’s minimal oak furniture is built to last
We chat to Phillip Hollander, founder of the Joburg-based furniture design studio where functionality is key
Posted: August 23, 2017
Caesarstone Concepts launches with three furniture collaborations
See new designs from Dokter and Misses, Weylandts and Gregor Jenkin Studio
Posted: June 12, 2017
Update your outdoor space with Marlanteak’s new Cala collection by Kettal
Choose from a customisable collection of colourful Cala woven chairs and monolithic tables in timber or marble
Posted: May 29, 2017
Atang Tshikare and OKHA: when two worlds collide
Atang Tshikare and Okha have come together to produce luxurious furniture with an evocative twist
Posted: March 22, 2017
Go graphic with The Urbanative
This local brand's new Afro-Midcentury collection of homeware items is inspired by Ndebele patterns
Posted: November 20, 2016
The Pacific Collection by Weylandts
Anna Weylandt comments on the new driftwood range by this ubiquitous brand
Posted: October 24, 2016
dress up your dressing table
Head Interiors presents a curated range of decor for your dressing table
Posted: August 31, 2016
a showpiece for your dining room
The elegant EATON table from Ligne Roset is on special until 30 September
Posted: March 14, 2018
new brands to love at st leger & viney
St Leger and Viney introduces the fun and cheerful Blithfield and Bluebellgray to its impressive selection
Posted: November 24, 2017
Into the wild: go mod-tropical with your decor
Bright jungle motifs meet furniture reminiscent of a modern era in eclectic interiors
Posted: November 3, 2017
FinFloor adds Herringbone Laminate flooring to its extensive range
The first Herringbone Laminate flooring solution available in South Africa
Posted: October 25, 2017
Pick of the week: Clinton Friedman’s #1 Zero rug
This limited-edition hand-tufted fine art rug by Clinton Friedman features playful critters in warm tones
Posted: October 5, 2017
The Rug Company launches its 20th Anniversary collection
To mark its 20th anniversary in serious style, The Rug Company has served up a supercool capsule collection
Posted: September 6, 2017
Use tiles to create an accent wall in your bathroom
Leading bathroom supplier WOMAG shows us how to create the ultimate feature wall
Posted: August 10, 2017
5 out-of-the-ordinary flooring solutions
We round up a few of our favourite ways to make a statement underfoot
Posted: July 17, 2017
Not just another brick in the wall
House and Leisure's junior art director shows us how to turn a blank wall into a striking decorative feature
Posted: July 13, 2017
interior mood boards inspired by oggie flooring
Decor inspiration for your dining room, kitchen, lounge and bedroom
Posted: June 22, 2017
10 artists create playful rugs for R & Company and Amini
The brief was 'just to dream'
Decor | Windows
Posted: December 8, 2017
Five modern window treatments we love
Swap your outdated window treatments for one of these ultra-stylish options
Posted: November 8, 2017
Leading window treatment suppliers share their upcoming trends for 2018
From blinds to shutters, window treatments are far more than purely functional
Posted: October 29, 2017
Melanie Stockl’s top 5 eateries in Durban
A guide to eating out in Umhlanga, Umdloti and La Lucia
Posted: September 18, 2017
Stylish safety solutions for your home
Thanks to innovative products from South Africa's leading security shutter suppliers, you can keep safe without compromising on style
Posted: March 8, 2017
the new designer range from plantation shutters
The versatile and exciting new collection is available in 21 colour-ways
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