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What are the pros and cons of wood fireplaces?

As summer is doing its best at the moment here in South Africa, nearly none of us are thinking about how we’ll be warming up our homes come winter 2021. Surely by now you’ll agree that there’s nothing like grouping around a crackling fire for some in…

14 December, 2020

Pantone Color 2021: Trendy ideas that use Ultimate Gray and Illuminating

What’s better than a color of the year? A combination that offers versatility to brighten up or tone down the look of a room. When Pantone color of the year 2021 was announced, we were pleasantly surprised to find not one but two colors to work with…

11 December, 2020

9 pros and cons of closed patios and balconies

With summer officially here, more and more of us are already daydreaming about how we’re going to be spending our year-end holiday. And if you’re a typical South African, those plans certainly involve socialising outside while taking in our country’s…

11 December, 2020

8 ways to upgrade your laundry room for 2021

Laundry day is rarely fun for anyone. Add to that a drab and horribly under-styled room with a washing machine and we can’t blame anyone for not looking forward to doing laundry.

11 December, 2020

Easy style tips to make a room look lighter

For Johannesburg-based firm Spegash Interiors, interior design is not just about day-to-day operations to keep the company running, but about a commitment to excellence. No wonder, then, that Spegash Interiors is regarded as one of South Africa’s mos…

10 December, 2020

The 8-step guide to designing the perfect accent wall

Lovers of design splendour will undoubtedly have heard of Deborah Garth Interior Design International, especially those  in Johannesburg. Because ever since the firm was established back in March 1992, Deborah Garth has been turning the style tables…

07 December, 2020

Style your small bathroom bigger in 9 steps

If you’re stuck with a small bathroom at home, congrats: you’re certainly not alone. However, while many people just seem to accept their fate and work around their limited-legroom problem (getting ready in the mornings must be blast for them), other…

04 December, 2020

10 things to remember when styling kids’ bedrooms

You may be familiar with the style tricks of designing a bedroom, but have you ever tried your DIY design skills on a kid’s room? It’s not the same, particularly since you have to keep in mind your “client” will soon outgrow whatever you add in terms…

03 December, 2020

Create a child-friendly home in 6 steps

Located in Johannesburg, Top Centre Properties is a privately owned company with a core focus on architecture, property development, and construction. Some of Top Centre Properties’ most popular services (available right across South Africa, as well…

03 December, 2020

The stunning modern style of Sibiya Residence

Ever since the company was established in 1996, Francois Marais Architects has become one of the country’s prime architectural experts. With more than 20 years of experience, this architectural firm is currently one of the largest and most establishe…

03 December, 2020