16 gorgeous ways to add blue walls to your home

Blue is an effortlessly cool colour — in a home, it can look punchy, calm, or neutral, depending on which shade you choose. Why is blue so popular? It's not only the colour of the sky and the ocean, it's also a soothing colour that can calm our nerve…

13 April, 2021

11 Ways to Use Darker Tones in Your Bathroom

Using darker tones in a bathroom might seem counterintuitive to what we're always taught about opening up smaller rooms without windows — make it bright and light to make a room look larger.

08 April, 2021

Hire an interior designer and avoid costly mistakes

People often question themselves ‘will the fees of hiring an interior designer consume a large percentage of the overall budget?’, and the answer to this question is an absolute no.

06 April, 2021

Impressive Walk-in Showers: 11 Beautiful Designs

Walk-in showers are one of life's ultimate luxuries… why not indulge in one yourself? One of the benefits of getting a walk-in shower is that you can install a shower head like a rain shower head, which can be very relaxing.

31 March, 2021

An Eclectic Style Renovation For a Young Couple's Home

Eclectic is the only design theme that allows you to let your eccentric taste flow freely. This style effortlessly brings together different textures, shapes, materials and colours in such a way that they end up complementing each other.

31 March, 2021

How to Use a Calming Colour Palette in Your Home + 15 Images

Have you ever wanted to enter your home and find yourself in a tranquil, calming environment free of worries? Me too — but it's not always that easy to relax in our homes. Maybe your children have made a mess while you were away, or you've piled up s…

20 March, 2021

17 Ways to Elevate Your Bedroom Through Decor

Sometimes it's nice to have a change — even a subtle change in our lives can give us the feeling of a fresh start. A perfect way to implement such a change is by cleaning or rearranging your home.

14 March, 2021

29 Spectacular Designs to Celebrate Deborah Garth's 29 Years of Success

With almost three decades of experience in designing homes and corporate spaces, Deborah Garth has become one of the most popular interior designers and decorators in Johannesburg.

12 March, 2021

6 Brilliant Ideas for Converting a Closet into a Cloffice

Working from home without a proper office? It's frustrating, and it can make remote work feel all the more challenging. We've all struggled to adjust to the new norm of working from home.

06 March, 2021

16 tips for an energy-efficient and beautiful home

Operating from two branches located in two of South Africa’s major destinations (Cape Town and Johannesburg), Francois Marais Architects has been concluding projects and wowing clients with first-rate design solutions since the company was establishe…

12 February, 2021