The Elegant Colours and Style of the Oyster Box
Interiors and Exteriors

The Elegant and Stylish Colours of The Oyster Box Hotel – Umhlanga

The Elegant Colours and Style of the Oyster Box

It’s difficult to imagine a more perfect setting than the Oyster Box on Umhlanga’s beachfront overlooking the iconic red and white lighthouse. The luxurious hotel has a charm and nostalgia built up over the years. Continue reading “The Elegant and Stylish Colours of The Oyster Box Hotel – Umhlanga”

What your favourite colour says about you
Colour Sense, Theory and Therapy

What Your Favourite Colour Says About You

We are all unique individuals with no two people being the same, however much research has revealed that there is a link between colours we are drawn to and particular personality traits. In fact some psychologists use this research to help them get more information about their patients. Continue reading “What Your Favourite Colour Says About You”

Interiors and Exteriors

Bedroom Before and After Colour

Working on Spaces Magazine means I get to see the most beautiful makeovers done by wonderful stylists. This often leaves with me a dilemma because I can’t choose what I want to do in my own house. Continue reading “Bedroom Before and After Colour”

Interiors and Exteriors

Michele Throssell’s journey to becoming one of SA’s top Interior Designers

Michele Throssell's journey to becoming one of SA's top Interior Designers
Michele Throssell photographed by Elsa Young for Frank Fratures

I met Michele at Pietermaritzburg University, we studied Economics (yes Economics!) together. With both of us taking a creative path in our lives, I was keen to catch up with her and find out how she has become one of the most sought after interior designers in South Africa. Continue reading “Michele Throssell’s journey to becoming one of SA’s top Interior Designers”

Interiors and Exteriors

12 of Durban’s Art Deco Buildings you will just Adore

12 of Durban's Art Deco Buildings you will just Adore
Image: Anne Roselt

My home the coastal city of Durban South Africa is well known for its magnificent beaches, hotels, world class shopping and diverse cultures that are steeped in history. What you may not know, is that hidden between the high rise buildings and residences are some of the most incredible Art Deco buildings dating back to the 1930’s. Continue reading “12 of Durban’s Art Deco Buildings you will just Adore”

Theory and Therapy

Colour Sense: Ever wondered why the Sky is Blue?

We are surrounded by colour but most of us take it for granted, have you ever wondered for instance why the sky is blue?  Colour makes sense when you have an understanding of where colour comes from (the theory). It helps you understand colour therapy which has an impact on colour trends. So why is the sky blue? Continue reading “Colour Sense: Ever wondered why the Sky is Blue?”

10 Hygge Touches For Your Home This Winter
Interiors and Exteriors

10 “Hygge” Touches to Cosy up your Home this Winter

Hygge a buzz word that’s been around for a while, but if you haven’t heard of it, Hygge – pronounced hue-guh – is a Norwegian word meaning well-being. It is used to describe the Danish culture of celebrating what we already have and enjoying life’s simple pleasures. Homes have a warm, cosy atmosphere where you can relax, eat comfort food and enjoy the company of friends and family. Continue reading “10 “Hygge” Touches to Cosy up your Home this Winter”