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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…

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

7 Tips for choosing your outdoor patio furniture

With summer here, most of us are already entertaining and socialising outdoors – it is, after all, one of the things that we South Africans do quite well! But whether you’re hosting an informal braai or a top-notch al fresco dinner, chances are you’r…

16 December, 2018

Choosing the perfect upholstery material

How often do we focus on the fabrics wrapped around furniture pieces? Those soft materials covering your living room sofas, the patterned fabrics of your dining room chairs, or even the quality of the silk (or polyester, or wool…

06 September, 2018

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