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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
Posted: August 25, 2017
Look forward to spring with SHF
Bring warmth in your home with sumptuous textures, brass accents and feel-good fabrics in bright yellow tones
Posted: August 1, 2017
Dive into Le Creuset’s newest colour range
Le Creuset's brand-new Ocean collection brings the calming influence of the sea into the kitchen
Posted: July 31, 2017
La Fede creates heirloom toys for adults and kids alike
After being retrenched from her corporate job in 2014, Chantelle Beukes started La Fede, a small heirloom toy company for all ages
Posted: May 25, 2017
inner-city rooftop gardens inspire Skinny laMinx’s new collection
The shapes, colours and textures of a spiky rooftop garden informed this fabric range
Posted: May 18, 2017
5 bookshelves you need this winter
These inventive storage solutions will seriously cosy up your living space
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Posted: February 13, 2018
Bryce Henderson is the face of SHF for February
Posted: January 23, 2018
The new Gucci Garden in Florence showcases Gucci’s decor line
The reopening of the newly-curated Gucci Museo in Florence introduced the world's most covetable gift shop
Posted: January 22, 2018
Joburg’s new Handles Inc store is a must-see for home-decor lovers
Browse the best designs from across the globe
Coco Safar offers an all-encompassing coffee experience in Sea Point
Combining the world's most sophisticated espresso bar with the world's first rooibos brewery, Coco Safar is reimagining the concept of coffee
5 reasons to get your hands on our 2018 Before&After collector’s renovation issue
Vote for your favourite house and room renovation in our #HLRenoIssue to win amazing prizes
Posted: January 19, 2018
The Ned is London’s most luxurious new venue
With nine restaurants, a hotel, spa, gym and a members’ club all housed in one monumental heritage building, The Ned is London’s new place to see and be seen
7 of the most unusual homes around the world
From a house made from mirrors to a home squeezed in between two buildings
Ardmore Ceramics presents a new exhibition focused on voyages
The Voyages of Discovery exhibition will take you on a fantastical journey
Posted: January 12, 2018
Cape Town Type launches a poster that every design lover will want
An electronic record of Cape Town typefaces, created by Cape Town Type on Instagram over the past four years, has just been translated into a printed poster – and we love it
Posted: January 9, 2018
The Radisson Red is Cape Town’s newest and boldest addition
A graphic and gorgeous new hotel in Cape Town’s Silo District, the Radisson Red appeals to modern travellers who embrace creativity