Renovations

Houses
watch: mastering the art of the victorian dream cottage
A characterful Victorian cottage on Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard is ushered into the 21st century
Before&After Reader’s Renovation: the results are in
Winners announced of annual Before&After Reader's Renovation competition
invisible mending
This century-old house in Parktown North has been rescued, restored and stitched together with a new steel skeleton
vicki sleet’s home renovation: an instagram story
Vicki Sleet and her husband Justin Spreckley documented their four-month renovation – via Instagram
Follow the story of an Instagram home renovation
From a facebrick horror to a airy family-friendly home
Follow the story of an Instagram home renovation Lifestyle blogger Vicki Sleet and her husband Justin Spreckley documented their four-month renovation on Instagram to reveal how they transformed a facebrick horror into an airy family-friendly home in Cape Town ‘When people ask me, “So what do you think of living in the
How to renovate without renovating
Durban-based interior designer Ruth Duke shares her top 10 tips for giving your home a new lease on life without making structural changes
A 160-year-old home gets a luxurious update
This renovation is packed with personal appeal and French-Asian influences
find inspiration for a black-and-white renovation
This picture guide will convince you that you don't need a lot of colour to make a big statement
Home Truths: Pieter-Ernst Mare
The homeowner talks Sandton City living, contemporary South African art and treasured design items
A sunny bungalow in Berea
Sara Colley took a traditional bungalow in Durban's Berea and transformed it into a quirky modern home
Sara Colley discovered this bungalow in 2006, tucked down a little panhandle off Musgrave Road on Durban’s Berea: ‘It just had a certain feel. I knew it was right,’ she says. She’d wanted a compact and manageable house, and for her, working in a fast-paced creative industry and having previously re-invented spaces, the challenge and opportunities presented by this renovation excited her. Her immovable wish list included sufficient outdoor space for Denzel the cat, an untamed subtropical, indigenous garden, and a secluded, inviting space for outdoor entertaining. With homes on all four sides, it felt secure
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