Le Jardin – A Wonderland in Stellenbosch

Step into a bygone era, a wonderland where time stands still. Current owners, Sue and Bernard, bought this expansive Stellenbosch property almost two decades ago, and with the help of architect Gerrit van der Wolf, transformed it into a fun and exciting land to be explored by child and adult … Read more

A Home -What Really Matters – Part One

I have long been a fan of Lucia van der Post, daugher of our own Laurens Van der Post. Regarded as one of the most stylish women in England and a doyene of good taste, I have always agreed with her that the things that matter in a house, apart … Read more

SA Design Royalty – Julian and Trevyn McGowan

required, Trevyn and Julian were able to present products in a way that that would be well received abroad. South African design has come a long way very fast and right now it is celebrated around the world. There are many players involved in the renaissance of South African design … Read more

The Romance and Nostalgia of days gone by.

We have seen so much interest in the 1920’s, 1940’s, 1950’s and 1970’s this season. Stills, TV Commercials, feature films. You’ll find it informing furniture design, Clothing, interiors, architecture and of course advertising.Everyone seems to be looking toward bygone eras for inspiration. There is nothing new in this of course … Read more

Interior Fashionista – Trends We’re Loving

There are such exciting things going on in the world of interiors and such amazing new trends that we thought we would share some of our favourites right here this week!! 1.Wallpaper. Everywhere you look there are examples of extraordinary wallpapers. Long gone are the safe wallpapers of yesteryear. Wall … Read more