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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

How to mix wood finishes in your interior design

It’s pretty impossible to scope out furniture stores and décor websites these days and not be greeted with an overflow of wood furnishings, -accessories and -finishes. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing, considering how versatile and sturdy (and…

16 November, 2020

9 steps to the ultimate modern living room

The word “modern” might make many people envision a cold, dull, and under-styled space devoid of personality. Well, nothing could be further from the truth! Modern spaces can be warm, inviting, and rock visual splendour if done correctly – either by…

19 February, 2020

How to choose the best bedroom cupboard

No piece of bedroom furniture or décor will ever be more important than the ever-crucial bed. It’s even in the name: BEDroom! However, that doesn’t mean that the additional pieces are there to waste space (as any professional interior designer will t…

14 August, 2019

The best modern bedroom designs in 2019

2019 might be more than halfway done, but we still have a few months left to try out some amazing interior designs that are regarded as ‘trendy’ this year. And if there’s one room which we feel can never be finished in terms of style and décor, it’s…

21 July, 2019

The homify guide to creating a stress-free home

There’s a lot to be said for stress, apart from the fact that most of us seem to have it these days! For one thing, the right type and amount of stress can actually be a good thing, like worrying about meeting a deadline at work can propel you to put…

Decorex Cape Town: extraordinary creations with 100% Design South Africa

Since 1994, Decorex has become known as Africa’s most dynamic portfolio of décor, design and lifestyle exhibitions. But since it combines 25 years of design inspiration,1 200 exhibitors and 50 000m² of exhibition space, how could it not?Decorex Cape…

10 July, 2019

How to arrange bedroom furniture in a square room

Nobody ever claimed that arranging a room’s furniture was easy – after all, professionals such as interior designers and decorators and home stagers get properly schooled on this topic! No, arranging furniture to make a space functional, inviting, an…

17 June, 2019

9 home decor trends to follow in 2019

The biggest, most prestigious annual design and lifestyle exhibition in Africa is currently underway – that’s right, Decorex SA already completed its Durban and Cape Town shows, and attendees are still talking about what they learned.

07 May, 2019

Beautiful interiors: How to nail Scandinavian décor

Those familiar with the various types of interior design styles will agree that there is something to be said for the less-is-more look. But where the minimalist style tends to focus on empty space, the Scandinavian design opts for adding in some col…

13 April, 2019