Jack Alexander's Trend Scoop
Posted: 26 June 2015
For Jack, a discerning Johannesburg architect, design is a case of less-is-more That he defines his style as hyper-rational minimalism, speaks volumes of 27-year-old architect Jack Alexander’s astute take on design. His approach, whether with his work at Silvio Rech and Lesley Carstens Architects and Interior Architects, or when furnishing his Jozi apartment, is to simplify through a process of ‘refinement and reduction’. ‘Most of the furniture in my house I’ve custom designed, otherwise I have collector’s pieces,’ he explains of his yen for classic items with bare simplicity. His go-to sources for home finds – Entrepo, Hoi P’loy, Anatomy Design and Modernist – all share a love of stripped-back beauty. Jackie Burger's trend scoop Six inspiring young creatives A weekend with Chisanga Mubanga For game-changing home makeovers, insider industry contacts and fresh decor updates, get your copy of the July 2015 Renovations issue, on sale now!