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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

What to know about reinforced concrete

Stone certainly turned out to be a trusty building tool – just think of wondrous structures such as the Great Pyramid of Giza and England’s Stonehenge that have been lasting for centuries.

23 January, 2019

Space planning: What is it and how do I get it right?

The responsibilities of architects and interior designers stretch far beyond the mere task of building a structure and making it look pretty. It is also their jobs to tell a client’s story and promote their vision with innovative design solutions.

20 January, 2019

The top 5 renovation projects for South Africans to invest in

It’s not uncommon to hear of someone renovating their house in order to keep up with modern requirements or increase their home’s value. But don’t think that every renovation project is a good idea!For instance, while a kitchen style-up is recommende…

19 January, 2019

6 tips to make the best of a small bedroom

Think that just because your bedroom is tiny that it can’t also be gorgeous? Think again, as here on homify we are all about style. The trick to turning that small bedroom into something worthy of a “wow” is to make use of the little bit of space tha…

17 January, 2019

6 custom living room furniture ideas by Johannesburg designers

What is it about custom furniture that makes it so special? The sheer fact that you can let your imagination run wild and create your very own artistic piece is just one of the many benefits.

16 January, 2019

RENOV8: 3 shop fit-outs by Cape Town’s leading construction experts

With the new year comes a brand-new batch of inspiration for interior- and exterior magnificence, thanks to our ever-expanding portfolio of professionals here on homify. Today’s piece takes a look at RENOV8 Construction and what this company is capab…

14 January, 2019

How to clean laminate floors

We’ve all been there… rightfully enjoying newly laid floors in the living room (or anywhere in the home) when the unexpected happens, like the dog tracking mud everywhere or a child spilling juice.

13 January, 2019

Johannesburg’s top-notch kitchen designers and fitters

Our newest homify designer focus is on Zingana Kitchens, the cabinetry experts of Johannesburg. Ever since opening in 2010, this seasoned company has been changing the way homeowners see (and use) the hearts of their homes: their kitchens.

12 January, 2019

A modern home addition by Johannesburg architects

A4AC Architects are no strangers when it comes to creating beautiful property extensions and makeovers that require their professional and skilled architectural team. These professionals in Johannesburg have helped many clients achieve their dream ho…

11 January, 2019