Houses

Small Spaces
a matter of perspective
Cape Town's Disa Park’s brutalist nature and tube-like shape posed an alluring design challenge
time travel: tour the mid-century modern-style home of paul edmunds and heather moore
Artist Paul Edmunds and Skinny laMinx founder Heather Moore share their lovingly refurbished Mid-Century Modern-style apartment
artful eye
Neutral hues, natural textures and carefully selected artworks combine in a small space that reflects its owners’ love of the simple yet sublime
Lessons in working with a small space
How interior designer John Jacob Zwiegelaar moulded a light, sophisticated abode out of a once-poky city apartment
curator christopher peter gives insight into his art-immersed cape town home
In this HL one-on-one exclusive, curator-director Christopher Peter talks art, gallery walls and personal taste. 
curator christopher peter gives insight into his art-immersed cape town home Reminiscent of a bygone age of gracious living, the Green Point home of museum curator Christopher Peter, curator-director of the Irma Stern Museum in Cape Town, is a glorious celebration of a cherished life. In this House and Leisure one-on-one exc
Contained living
An unconventional penthouse in Durban makes small spaces cool
the ultimate bachelor pad in fresnaye
Achingly cool and unexpectedly edgy, this open-plan apartment has been expertly designed to reflect its owner
in living colour
The vibrant home of two Cape Town creatives is a compact space packed with all of its owners' favourite things
Cottage industry
The renovation of this Sea Point cottage proves it’s possible to scale down while still living large
5 beautiful loft-style homes
Make the most of your space with these bright and breezy loft homes
Open-plan and spacious, loft-style homes can make the most of limited space by utilising a high ceiling to create an extra mezzanine level or two. While appearing sophisticated and contemporary, they elicit an feeling of excitement, evoking memories of childhoods spent in tree-houses. Find inspiration for your own space from some of our favourite loft-style abodes. Down to earth Photo by Greg Cox/Styling by Genneth Lyn Thanks to savvy, sustainable design and the use of natural light in this prefab seaside abode in Onrus, Western Cape, the loft-style bedroom feels bright and spacious despite the modest (22m2) size of the h
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