Houses

Seaside
Earth meets sky in this Clifton home
A new house on Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard aims to be more deferential to the natural beauty of its setting, and friendlier to people on the street
A Plettenberg Bay home away from home
The earthy tones and sumptuous textures in this Plettenberg Bay getaway proved the perfect way to enhance the unique property’s sweeping views
American Shutters introduce Gear Tilt security shutters
A stylish solution for homes that need protection without compromising on views
We chat to the architects of a street-friendly seaside home
This isn't your blank, overpowering mansion typical of the Atlantic Seaboard
Contrast abounds in this Umhlanga home
Bold, modern design sits comfortably alongside tactile texture and personal touches
A copper-clad wall makes a striking statement in the living area of this family home in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, where changes in levels of the floor and ceiling demarcate zones in the open-plan space. The light fitting was made by Morgan Associates and designed by Ruth Duke of Ruth Duke Interior Design, who was instrumental in
An adventurous home in Bakoven
Mixing raw materials, lush foliage and clever design, this Cape Town abode packs a powerful punch
A layered retreat in Green Point
This Cape Town bungalow on a narrow plot was transformed into a spacious three-bedroom abode
This captivating Camps Bay home stands the test of time
We spoke to Gawie and Gwen Fagan about the iconic family home they built more than 50 years ago
Sea worthy: a sophisticated family home in Sydney
Perched on the water's edge, this home's dark interior scheme is a foil for the brilliant light outside
A compact Clifton apartment gets it just right
The refurbishment of this quaint 85m² apartment maximises its abundant natural light and vistas
The key design element in this Clifton apartment in Cape Town is the strong use of textures, as seen in the mounted Pele baskets from Africa Nova, hide stools from Oriental Concepts, roped drinks trolley from Cécile & Boyd, wooden-and-Perspex coffee table by Andrew Early Design Studio, beaded cushions from Bead Design Studio and hand-tufted rug from Herringbone Rugs. Driving along Cape Town’s Victoria Road in Clifton on a day when the air is warm, the sea is twinkling blue and the soundtrack is something out of an Ibiza café, it’s a wonder to behold the tightly packed multilevel homes and apartment blocks. Lookin
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