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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

Pretoria’s National Research Foundation: A before and after piece

As far as experience goes, Pretoria-based architectural firm Nuclei Lifestyle Design presents a not-too-shabby 30+ years’ industry experience. Ticking off both architecture and interior design from high-profile clients’ needs-and-wants lists, Nuclei…

15 June, 2019

An old Johannesburg farmhouse gets a stunning new look

Metaphor Design, a seasoned interior design firm in Johannesburg, enjoys a hands-on approach on all projects. Offering a full range of interior services, including layouts and picking out accessories, Metaphor Design was established in 2012 by Lane R…

14 June, 2019

Sage green: Your new favourite calming colour

The neutral-colour family received a new member – and no, it’s not another grey. Or white. Or beige. The colour that’s slowly been creeping onto the runway, as well as numerous Pinterest boards, is officially called Sage Green.

11 June, 2019

What are the costs of building a house in South Africa in 2019?

Looking to invest in a renovated home or a brand-new build? Good for you, as property is one of the most prime spaces where one can invest one’s money! But before you start dreaming – have you considered all the costs that go into building a house in…

07 June, 2019

What to remember before styling up your bathroom lighting

Nobody ever said that it would be easy giving a bathroom a new look. Sure, it can be fun sifting through various colours for the textiles or looking at some wallpaper options and new faucet designs, but remember that practicality is key.

06 June, 2019

The dream penthouse by Johannesburg interior designers

CKW Lifestyle is an esteemed interior design firm operating from Johannesburg. Comprised of in-house interior design service, the company brings nearly three decades’ worth of experience to all its first-rate projects.

05 June, 2019

The industrial container restaurant in Cape Town

Our latest design gem comes from AB Design, an all-round design firm sporting quite the expansive portfolio. Based in Cape Town, AB Design has become industry leaders in a variety of fields including retail, (high-end) residential, exhibition, office…

31 May, 2019

8 things to consider before installing a staircase

Staircases are essential construction pieces within properties that exceed one floor. You’ll need a staircase or an elevator to move up to the higher levels. However, staircases are perfect for 2 to 3 storeys, while elevators are more appropriate for…

28 May, 2019

Winter’s coming – how to choose the right fireplace

South Africa may be known for its warm climate and hot summers, but locals will agree that our country can also get quite freezing, depending on location and the season! And since winter has already started knocking on our doors for 2019’s visit, we’…

26 May, 2019