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Since the dawn of the recycling era, we’ve seen a cornucopia of creative ways in which trash can be transformed into treasure. There are some ideas, though, that really take the cake. A perfect example are the gorgeous, functional art pieces created by Green Light District from recycled items. If you’ve recently popped into the […]
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Because not all home renovations are created equal All you need is a plan, and some wine. So, you’re thinking of renovating your home.  Before you undertake this potentially mammoth task; which may have cataclysmic consequences; ask yourself… do you really want to go there? Truth be told, when I think of home renovations, I […]
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 It all began with a humble tea towel and the inability to sit still for more than five minutes. Mia Widlake is the creative genius behind Studio 19, a multidisciplinary design studio based in Johannesburg. Studio 19 is a dab hand in everything from product and furniture design, to interiors and ceramics. Studio 19 was […]
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If you have taken a meander down Old Main Road in Hillcrest, stopping, as is required, at a traffic light every 100metres, you will know there is ample time to survey the surrounding landscape and shops. The large property, that belongs to Wild Fig Tree, and that has always attracted my attention is generally festooned […]
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  • July 23, 2015
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Perfect for creative lighting clusters above your dinner table! Hoi P’loy, a vintage revival brand started in 2012 by Ploy Phiromnam and Guy van der Walt in Woodstock, Cape Town. “We’re filling a gap in South African decor this season by introducing a range of retro inspired lighting products that appeal to a contemporary decor aesthetic.” […]
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