Colour Sense, Interiors and Exteriors

Minimalist Interiors for Colour Lovers

Minimalist Design for Colour Lovers
Image: architectureartdesigns.com

In today’s climate it’s not surprising minimalist interior designs are so popular. You can’t help being drawn to the calmness, balance and elegance that a minimalist design has to offer. Continue reading “Minimalist Interiors for Colour Lovers”

Trends and Travel

The Colour Meanings of a Zulu Love Letter

The Colour Meaning of a Zulu Love Letter

Many years ago, before writing letters and cell phones, the Zulu women in South Africa used colour and beading to express feelings and communicate messages regarding gender and marital status. Continue reading “The Colour Meanings of a Zulu Love Letter”

Colour Sense, Interiors and Exteriors

Celebrating Women’s Month with Diamonds in Decor

Celebrating Women's Month with Diamonds in Decor
Design: Sylvie Meuffels for JSPR. Photo: Lisa Klappe

This August we salute the brilliant women who helped build South Africa and the strong women who continue to lead the country forward. On August 9th we commemorate the 1956 protest march by 20 000 brave women who marched to the South African Union Buildings to deliver a petition against the pass laws.
Women are like diamonds, strong, multifaceted and full of colour when they shine. As “diamonds are a girls best friend” I thought I would celebrate this week with some diamond inspiration. Continue reading “Celebrating Women’s Month with Diamonds in Decor”

A pink house in my block and I love it
Interiors and Exteriors, Trends and Travel

There is a Pink House in My Block and I Love it.

 

A pink house in my block and I love it
Image: anneroselt.com

I am a big fan of the Millennial Pink (gender-neutral range of pinks from pinky beige to salmon) trend, that has been all the rage in fashion and interiors recently, but I have to admit, I didn’t expect to see a house in my neighbourhood getting painted in it! Continue reading “There is a Pink House in My Block and I Love it.”

Tips and Colour Inspiration for the Ideal Home Office
Interiors and Exteriors

Tips and Colour Inspiration for a Home Office you will Love

I am a big believer that your environment can inspire your work. We spend so much of our time working it makes sense to ensure your work space is an inspiring and comfortable one that reflects your personal style and needs. If you work from home then you have the opportunity to really personalize the space and while you don’t want it to be distracting, it is worth going out of your comfort zone a bit, because you can end up with something special that you will love for many years – like this jewel coloured home office by Suzanne Eason.

Tips and Colour Inspiration for a Home Office you will Love
Home Office Design by Suzanne Eason – suzanneeason.com

Here are some tips and inspiration to ensure your home office is a place you want to spend time in, as well as a space that can help you work, plan and organize effectively. Continue reading “Tips and Colour Inspiration for a Home Office you will Love”

Why you should be eating Rainbow Coloured Food
Theory and Therapy

Why we Should be Eating a Rainbow Coloured Diet

Why you should be eating Rainbow Coloured Food
Source: Popsugar.com

We often hear about eating more ‘greens” but did you know eating other colours of fruit and vegetables are just as important. Each colour family of plants contains a unique set of chemicals called phytochemicals (plantchemicals) which work with vitamins, minerals and fibre to promote good health and lower the risk of disease. Eating different colours of fruit and vegetables ensures a variety of phytochemicals and nutrients. Continue reading “Why we Should be Eating a Rainbow Coloured Diet”

Trends and Travel

Colour for the Soul in Nairobi, Kenya

Always on the look out for colour inspiration, I was excited when a friend invited me to Nairobi for a few days. With just a short amount of time I never realized there was so much to do and see in Nairobi and what an effect it would have on me. Here are the highlights of my trip. Continue reading “Colour for the Soul in Nairobi, Kenya”