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Posted: April 23, 2018
Q&A with Shirley Mast of Woodbender
Introducing Woodbender's Cala chair – and talking trends with director Shirley Mast
Posted: April 3, 2018
combining design with endurance at The Tool Room
A signature range of alluringly industrial cookware from an Art Deco forge in Observatory
Posted: March 29, 2018
Q&A with designer collar-wear founder nicole reichlin
Hunter Bennington makes genuine handcrafted leather collarwear for dogs who love to get out
Posted: March 27, 2018
groundwork: indigenus’ new collaborative ranges
Indigenus’ new collaborative ranges bring the best of all worlds to outdoor design
Posted: February 22, 2018
Book review: The Garden of Babylonstoren by Franchesca Watson and Heidi Bertish
A visual tribute to the iconic farm in the Drakenstein Valley of the Cape Winelands
Posted: February 17, 2018
6 local jewellers we love
From clean-cut androgyny to colourful beadwork, these South African jewellery designers know how to make a statement
judging a book by its spine
We show you how to create areas of visual interest in your home using beautifully designed books and magazines
Posted: December 15, 2017
Your Yuletide wish list from Poetry
A range of festive gifts handpicked from one of our favourite design destinations
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
Calling all stationery nerds: you need to check out PB&Co soon
This charming range of illustrated writing supplies is delightfully local
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Posted: May 18, 2018
6 reasons you’ll love our #HLArchitectureIssue
Grand-because-they-are-not-grand spaces made with honest materials that explore simple, uncomplicated form
Posted: May 16, 2018
plantation shutters thinks outside of the box
Plantation Shutters has come up with a cool new exhibition stand concept
Posted: May 14, 2018
exclusive books wins coveted design award
Exclusive Books Ballito has received Paris' coveted Prix Versailles Award for retail design
mami wata and missibaba’s custom surfboard bag in aid of charity
The BANANANANANANAS custom surfboard bag was designed in support of youth surf charity, Waves for Change.
Posted: May 11, 2018
the benefits of coworking spaces
This Sandton Central Space Illustrates the Convenience and Accessibility of the Coworking Trend
Posted: May 10, 2018
design of the times: join the build-up to design joburg
It's Joburg's premier design and decor showcase and this is what we're most excited for
Posted: May 9, 2018
concrete flower: the new collection from marianne fassler
Inside Marianne Fassler’s Concrete Flower, soft silhouettes grow out of hard, linear graphics
Posted: May 2, 2018
The Coworking Trend is Changing Everything We Know About Office Culture
Shared working spaces in South Africa provide a working environment that provides for an unprecedented level of collaboration
Posted: April 26, 2018
winter wonderland: get lost in told and untold stories at the 2018 nirox sculpture fair
Experience a multitude of stories at this year’s Nirox Winter Sculpture Exhibition
Posted: April 24, 2018
modern craft, traditional artistry, curated collaborations: 6 reasons to read our May #HLCraftIssue
Rediscovering the richness of craft – modern, traditional, bright and collaborative