Renovations

Houses
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
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
Durban-based interior designer Ruth Duke of Ruth Duke Interior Design is known for her bold aesthetic and great use of contrasts. She’s a master of layering, too, with interesting vignettes of objets on display, gallery walls of artworks, touchable textures and bespoke pieces characterising her projects. On page 68 of October
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
country living
A large tumbledown Constantia home gets transformed into an entertainer’s dream
Business owners Mike and Debbie Frost adore natural light and large, open spaces, which is what drew them to their Constantia house five years ago. ‘We don’t like the idea of our neighbours living on top of us, so we were after a roomy home with a big garden located in a country setting,’ explains Debbie. ‘It was important for us that we bought a space that worked for our family and we wanted to choose our own finishes, so we looked for a property that needed major renovations. Nova Constantia Road was on our running route, so we were familiar with and loved the area but we also knew that houses there seldom came u
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