The Summer Issue

This Summer, the House and Leisure November 2012 issue has you covered with over 44 pages of sizzling South African homes, the top trends from Paris' Maison&Objet, statement outdoor fabrics and an essential appliance guide. Each of the featured homes this month showcase elements of a perfect Summer abode; spectacular sea views, crystal clear swimming pools and generous patios – perfect for South Africa's favourite pastime, the weekend braai. With braai season already upon us, be sure to spice up your usual outdoor cook-out with inspiration from this issue's food feature, titled 'Rock the Roll' (page 136)! Not forgetting the indoors, HL have a round-up of pretty pastel decor straight from the runway, inspiring designer wares from Europe, as well as some hip and hardworking tools to make cooking and laundry less of a chore when you'd rather be outdoors. The November Summer issue hits newsstands on 15 October 2012 so grab your copy and get reading! Connect with us Share your favourite Summery spot at home with us  – inside or out – by tweeting a picture to @houseleisureSA. It can even be a Summer home that belongs to someone else that you admire. Remember to include #HLSummer when you tweet. If we like it too, we could be pinning it onto our Summer Homes pin board! Image credit: Adriaan Louw