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5 highlights in the July issue

Henrique Wilding

The HL July 2016 issue explores the concepts of family, kinship and togetherness through a series of stories and articles that touch on everything from communal spaces to recipes for meals perfect for sharing. Here are five highlights you can look forward to finding between the covers of our July #HLKith&Kin issue.

modern south african family homes

From page 50 to 85, we take a peek inside a modern commune of cool in Killarney that's home to some of Joburg's most influential entrepreneurs; the stylish Oranjezicht abode of an interior stylist and her young family; the serene East Asian-themed Joburg home of Sandy Rogers, her husband and her two adolescent boys; and the Paarl farmhouse and neighbouring Spice Route estate that belongs to Abigail Bisogno and her kin.

amazing designer office spaces

We take a look at five creative workspaces in Cape Town and Joburg that do away with traditional mundane office interiors and instead embrace cutting-edge design and contemporary aesthetics (pages 36 to 40).

inspiring tablescapes

In our Shopping Inspiration feature on pages 24 to 26, we lay out three striking tablescapes dotted with lovely linen and beautiful crockery that'll make you want to invite family and friends over for a shared meal.

8 winter escapes

Our travel section explores a range of different winter getaways, from beach resorts to farm escapes and bush lodges, for every type of traveller (turn to pages 98 to 103).

the a-to-z of lounges

For those keen to turn their living space into a stylish but comfortable zone for downtime, we've compiled an A-to-Z guide to everything you might need for your lounge, from brass floor lamps and pendant lights to handmade rugs and modular storage systems.


On top of all the rich, inspiring content you'll find in the HL July issue, you can also look forward to receiving a free copy of Women on Wheels (WOW), South Africa's leading female motoring magazine. The HL July 2016 issue is on shelves from 20 June. Subscribe to receive your issue of House and Leisure every month at