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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The Captivating Blue of Blue & White Porcelain.


The charm and beauty of blue and white porcelain has captivated us for generations, but have you ever wondered which blue is used? Read on to find out more about this beautiful and fascinating colour and craft. Chinese Porcelain Inspiration It all started when masterful Chinese potters produced a fine, translucent blue and white porcelain […]

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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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Vibrant Gift Ideas Handcrafted from Kwa-Zulu Natal

Kwa-Zulu Natal Creatives

While out and about this weekend in my home city of Durban, I met some incredibly talented creatives making awe inspiring designs and products.  If you are looking for a gift this season there is something special about buying something that is authentic and handcrafted, it is equally special to receive a gift that has […]

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The Therapeutic Qualities of Gold Versus Silver

Gold in Decor

Gold and silver add sparkle and interest to any décor scheme, but in addition to their beauty, they can also increase the flow of energy in the home and have a positive influence on our physical and mental wellbeing.

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