Before & after articles tips & information

The ‘before’ and ‘after’ styles of House Strubenkop

Pretoria-based architectural firm Nuclei Lifestyle Design brings us our newest ‘before and after’ piece, with their project entitled ‘House Strubenkop’. As a vibrant team of architects, designers and technicians, Nuclei Lifestyle Design has been in t…

14 May, 2019

A modern transformation of a Cape Town house

Kitchen and bathroom are used the most throughout the day and need refurbishment once every four years. Either there’s no much oil splattered on the kitchen walls or the tiles of the bathroom are too slippery.

27 February, 2018

​Before and after: A horrible house becomes an elegant abode

There is no telling what can happen to a space if it’s neglected for long enough. Well, you don’t need to use your imagination, because today’s ‘before and after’ piece shows us exactly how horridly a home can deteriorate if it doesn’t receive adequa…

27 February, 2018

The stunning transformation of a house in Camps Bay

Changing the interiors of a house is a lot more difficult than breaking it down and building it again. If you are looking forward to changing the interiors, then this ideabook will be of great help to you.

14 February, 2018

​Voor en na: ‘n Ou woonstel kry moderne styl

‘n Huis hoef nie noodwendig uitmekaar te val voordat daar besluit word om met ‘n opknapping te begin nie. Somtyds is net ‘n outydse hoekie of vertrekkie nodig om jou twee keer te laat dink – en vandag se stukkie is die perfekte voorbeeld.

24 January, 2018

​Before and after: an outdated pool gets a glorious new look

There’s no excuse to be stuck with an outdated space or element in (or outside) your home, whether that be a hallway floor, a living room fireplace, a kitchen island or even the little fence surrounding your garden – expert professionals and DIY tips…

10 December, 2017

​Voor en na: 5 kombuise wat spog met nuwe ontwerpe

‘Voor en na’ projekte is beslis goeie bronne van inspirasie, maak nie saak of dit nou ‘n sitkamer of ‘n tuin, of sommer ‘n hele huis is wat oorgedoen word nie. Daardie ‘na’ foto’s verskaf beslis idees wat mens kan help met nuwe style, kleure, tekstur…

09 December, 2017

The magical transformation of a dilapidated house

It is far easier to create something new from emptiness than from a structure that is in ruins! For one, there is the limitation of having to keep the former structure without demolishing or damaging it.

18 November, 2017

4 stylishly renovated bathrooms to inspire you!

Very often, the bathroom is that part of a house which receives the least importance in terms of design and decor. But you need to consider that this is where you bathe and get ready every morning, to prepare for the day.

07 November, 2017

Die stoep wat van vervelig na fantasties verander is

Met Suid-Afrika se warm weer, is daar geen tekort aan verskonings of redes om buite te kuier nie – en as daar nie een is nie, dan maak ons net een op!Vandag se oordoen stukkie fokus op ‘n stoepie wat die perfekte spasie aanbied vir ‘n ordentlike kuie…

18 October, 2017