Which of these will be South Africa’s Most Beautiful Object?

River Love Sofa Heino Schmitt

This month we will find out what South Africa’s most beautiful object for 2019 is. Each year Design Indaba invites 10 prominent South African influencers to select their choice of the most beautiful object and then invites the public to vote for a winner. These are the 10 finalists for the Most Beautiful Object In […]

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Why You Will Love Zeitz MOCAA in Cape Town

Why You Will Love Visiting Zeitz MOCCA in Cape Town

Incredible architecture, colours, shapes, textures and changing African Art exhibits are some of the reasons why a visit to Zeitz MOCCA museum in Cape Town is a must. Last week I got my first chance to visit the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCCA) at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town and while […]

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10 Reasons to Love “Living Coral” – Pantone’s 2019 Colour of the Year

10 Reasons to Love Living Coral - Pantone's 2019 Colour of the Year

There have been some mixed reactions to Pantone’s 2019 Colour of the Year ‘ Living Coral”, and that’s not surprising, surveys have shown that orange is one of the most misunderstood colours. While many love it, some think it’s too loud and overwhelming, others – myself included, have had run ins with orange when we […]

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The Latest Kitchen Colours, Styles and Design Inspiration

Latest Kitchen Colours, Styles and Design Inspiration

A good kitchen design will delight the senses, encourage creativity and promote our overall happiness and well-being. While there are trends in the kitchen industry, they are longer lasting (thank goodness) and it’s good to know that investing in a quality, practical and stylish kitchen will stay in vogue for years to come, even decades.

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The V&A Music Room, a Highlight at London Design Festival 2018.

V&A Music Room, a highlight of London Design Festival

The London Design Festival installation – Music & Light – in the incredibly beautiful V&A Music Room, was the absolute highlight of my visit to this years London Design Festival. The installation, curated by Clare Farrow in collaboration with Arup Architects, brings to life the words of composer Arvo Pärt through music, design, colour and […]

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The Rise of AfroFuturism in Fashion and Interiors

AfroFuturism in Fashion and Interiors

This week the annual Durban Fashion Fair comes to my city – Durban, South Africa and the Durban Convention Centre will be transformed into a fashion extravaganza with its 2018 theme “AfroFuturism” What is AfroFuturism AfroFuturism is a buzzword that has been around for a while, but was given a big boost with the film […]

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