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16 tips for an energy-efficient and beautiful home

Operating from two branches located in two of South Africa’s major destinations (Cape Town and Johannesburg), Francois Marais Architects has been concluding projects and wowing clients with first-rate design solutions since the company was establishe…

12 February, 2021

Are container homes really a good investment?

The professional team in charge of today’s inspirational piece is A4AC Architects, located in Johannesburg. Although this architectural firm only opened in 2013, its growing portfolio showcases quite the variety of projects flaunting a variety of hou…

11 February, 2021

16 examples of dashing dining room designs

From fancy dinner parties and Sunday lunches to birthday celebrations, the ever-loving dining room is a space intended for many activities. And it doesn’t have to be of the social kind – just think about how many people use their dining rooms for wor…

04 February, 2021

What do you need to design your own home office?

Working from home is definitely the new normal these days, but for many of us that’s far from a terrible thing. However, certain factors and finishes need to fall in place in order for you to establish a proper home office / study.

03 February, 2021

A modern dream home in Johannesburg

In the industries of property development and architectural construction, Johannesburg-based Top Centre Properties is one of the most sought-after professionals. Showcasing an ever-increasing portfolio detailing high-style designs (that range from la…

02 February, 2021

First impressions: 15 fantastic front door designs

Wondering what material is the perfect choice for a front door design? Welcome to the club, as there are various styles and options to consider as far as personal taste goes. However, there are certain materials that just work better than others, and…

02 February, 2021

Should you start gardening?

We all know someone who has a thing for gardening; someone who just seems so at ease when handling delicate flowers, newly grown plants, and not even to mention all those gardening tools and accessories! Looks so relaxing, doesn’t it? So, should we a…

18 January, 2021

10 ways to boost your small kitchen’s style in 2021

After 2020, we don’t blame anyone for wanting to change their home’s design and add more space and/or style. Maybe rethink that small kitchen and see if changing your appliances colour schemes, and/or décor might do the trick.

14 January, 2021

The benefits of bigger windows (and how to clean them)

We all know that bigger doesn’t (always) mean better, but when it comes to larger windows for your home, we’re sure you can count some advantages, right? But while big and beautiful windows can really boost your exterior views (among other things), d…

13 January, 2021

What to do if you have no guest bedroom

Expecting some overnight visitors? Not that strange, considering it’s that time of year and all, but what if your home isn’t fortunate enough to dish up an extra bedroom for guests?Then you improvise, like this…  

08 January, 2021