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Why your home needs soft furnishings - 7 tips from Joburg designers

We all have a pretty clear idea about what furniture is, but soft furnishings? As the name suggests, soft furnishings are all those pieces that are physically soft to the touch (and includes fabrics like foam, cloth, cushion, etc.

28 August, 2018

28 stylish white kitchens that you will love

An all-white kitchen is a spectacular, elegant and brilliant décor option for any design, be it modern and minimalist or rustic and vintage. There is something undeniably charming and attractive about this décor style that makes an impact in every…

06 August, 2018

​The homify guide to a modern bedroom makeover

How often does the bedroom appear first on our list when our homes undergo a renovation? Yes, usually it’s the public socialising spaces like kitchens and living rooms that are treated to makeovers, but that doesn’t mean that your bedroom should rema…

04 August, 2018

​Interior architecture or design? Advice from Johannesburg designers

We’ve all heard the term ‘interior architecture’ being used in conversation, but how does it compare to (and differ from) regular architecture, interior design, and interior decoration? How does one group of professionals’ skill sets differ from the…

01 August, 2018

Home decor trends for South African homes 2018

Times and trends are fleeting – what is considered “hot” today may be vintage and “over” in a few months’ time, possibly even sooner. And that pretty much explains part of the reason why interior designers and decorators are so busy, doesn’t it? But…

13 July, 2018

​Ideal interiors: Lounge decor ideas

How often does your living room / lounge become your home’s number 1 socialising space? Every day? Once a weekend? Even though modern kitchens are up-and-coming entertaining spaces for many modern homes, they still have a long way to go before eclips…

​12 beautiful colour combinations to try in your home

Tired of playing it safe with earthy beiges and creamy whites? Don’t get us wrong, we love a good neutral colour palette, but sometimes one does want to go bold or bright with a few eye-catching tones, right? Well, 2018 seems to be a great year for e…

25 June, 2018

​Extra storage: The beauty of floating shelves

It’s a problem that many of us have faced: far too many collectibles (such as keepsakes picked up on our travels, heirlooms handed down from generation to generation, or some extra décor pieces we just had to have) and not enough space for them.

06 June, 2018

​13 droom idees vir jou slaapkamer

Hier op homify is ons gereeld opsoek na nuwe en vars maniere om huise (binne en buite) op te tower, al is dit ook nou ietsie eenvoudig soos om ‘n blompot of twee by jou voordeur te sit, of nuwe muurpapier vir die kinders se kamer uit te soek.

06 June, 2018

How to make your bedroom more romantic

A bedroom is a place of solace, escape, relaxation, sleep and intimacy, which is why having a beautiful bedroom is so necessary. It resembles an inviting warmth, exudes style and has a calming effect on the mind, body and soul.

05 June, 2018