News and Trends

News and Trends
scented art: nandipha mntambo collaborates with tammy frazer
The collaboration sees Mntambo launch a fragrance with Tammy Frazer called Dissonance.
#hldiscovery: candles, wine and ramen
On this #HLDiscovery list we feature the world's oldest candle making company and one of the newest ramen restaurants.
cucumber trade: with Hendrick’s Gin it’s a thing
Ever paid for a drink with a cucumber? There’s a first time for everything
shape shifter: architect peter rich’s career-spanning exhibition at venice biennale
An exhibition exclusively dedicated to the genre-defying work of South African architect Peter Rich
Architect Peter Rich. The 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale – which sees 63 countries presenting their expertise across the floating Italian city – features a space dedicated exclusively to the genre-defying work of South African architect Peter Rich. Opened to the public officially on 26 May, Rich’s career-spanning exhi
there’s a $2.8-billion reason to add beijing to your bucket list
Urbanisation meets eco-environmental development in China's $2,8-billion art epicentre
fully floored: 7 tips to choose the perfect floor
Design in a Box founder and designer Analise de Beer gives the lowdown on today's top flooring trends
6 reasons you’ll love our #HLArchitectureIssue
Grand-because-they-are-not-grand spaces made with honest materials that explore simple, uncomplicated form
plantation shutters thinks outside of the box
Plantation Shutters has come up with a cool new exhibition stand concept
When Plantation Shutters needed to build a new exhibition stand recently, they called in Sam Lurie from Sprout Design, and together created a cleverly designed ‘exhibition pod’ from a repurposed utilitarian high-cube shipping container. Most of the sides of the container are now ‘filled in’ with Plantation Shutters products, and the high-end interior furnishing scheme was created by Yvonne O’Brien of The Private House Company, with wooden flooring by Eco Oak Flooring. The resulting ‘living room’ space makes the pod a really smart showcase for Plantation Shutters’ attention to detail and innovation in desi