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6 staircase designs from a Cape Town professional

With the capacity to be both functional and aesthetically pleasing (with the right design, of course), staircases are one of our favourite structures ever! And whether they’re located inside or outdoors, or flaunt an open- or closed-riser design, one…

12 February, 2019

3 kitchen designs by Durban interior designers

Variety is the spice of life! That is what makes today’s homify 360° gem so much better than our usual discoveries, for it allows the clients to choose between options – and us to imagine which one we’d settle on if we were in charge!Coming from Link…

11 February, 2019

Top 7 interior design trends in South Africa for 2019

We’re not even two full months into 2019 and already a bunch of interior design trends have emerged that people can’t seem to get enough of. And in a time where so much seems to divide us it’s really refreshing to find something that we have in commo…

10 February, 2019

The one-bedroom Sandton apartment with heaps of style

For today’s dose of excellence, we turn to interior design firm CKW Lifestyle in Johannesburg. Noted as one of the prime design companies in the country, CKW Lifestyle also has additional expertise in structural elements and interior architecture.

02 February, 2019

Shipping containers: The best option for a second home in Johannesburg

On 1 February 2019, the new City of Johannesburg Land Use Scheme came into action. This introduced several new rules and processes intended to promote the country’s economic development, attract investment, and represent a more inclusive and integrat…

01 February, 2019

A modern multi-family house by Johannesburg architects

As one of the leading architects in Johannesburg, the professional team of TOP CENTRE PROPERTIES is specialized in civil projects and residential ones. They have acquired extensive experience in creating high density properties as well as architectur…

31 January, 2019

How to make a shipping container home eco-friendly

Economic uncertainties and an increased ecological awareness among the younger generation (especially) have resulted in many more people searching for DIY housing options instead of relying on the usual brick-and-mortar designs.

29 January, 2019

New interior trend: The broken plan layout

Time and trend are both fleeting, and that’s been proven once again with the introduction of the new ‘broken plan’ layout. This is a unique (and dare we say it, refreshing) twist on the age-old open-plan layout, which has become synonymous with moder…

27 January, 2019

A Waterfront apartment by Cape Town interior designers

From AB Design in Cape Town comes our newest homify 360° inspiration. But first, a little bit more about this design company.Although located in the Mother City, AB Design provides design services throughout the entire South Africa.

26 January, 2019

Modern versus contemporary design: Which is which?

We’ve all heard the terms “modern interior design” and “contemporary interior design”, especially our avid readers here on homify, but are you aware of their meanings? Is contemporary décor modern? No, because when it comes to design and art, these t…

24 January, 2019