Inspiration and trends

HOME OFFICE IDEAS + INSPIRATION
Home Office Tours

Nearly all our interior designers here at The Home Studio work from home to some degree. Working from home is a global trend and as a result more people are incorporating office…

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HOME TOUR | CLEVER STORAGE SOLUTIONS
Home Tour Clever Storage Solutions

If you loved yesterday’s post on dealing with dead space and how to make these under-utilised areas of the home more functional, then this home tour is going to make your heart sing…

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TACKLING DEAD SPACE
Tackling Dead Space

Not nearly as doom and gloom as it sounds, we all have these empty or under-utilised spaces in our home. Typically they are corners of rooms, passages, bathroom nooks, the niche under…

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4 INSPIRING LAUNDRY ROOMS
4 Inspiring Laundry Rooms

While the laundry room is certainly not the place where we want to while away our days, this is no excuse for the room not to be a functional space – and…

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8 SUBWAY TILE PATTERNS
8 Alternative Subway Tile Patterns

We agree – you see subway tiles everywhere! However we’re not quite sure that we are completely over them yet. Certainly it can seem at times that the subway tile is done to…

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BEIGE BATHROOMS THAT DON’T LOOK DATED
12 Beige Bathrooms That Dont Look Dated

We’ve been working on the design of a client’s upcoming bathroom renovation, and while working on the concept the topic of beige bathrooms came up. Beige in the bathroom is a neutral…

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TOP FINDS | THE SWING ARM WALL LAMP
The Swing Arm Wall Lamp

1 | 2 Whilst working on a current project, we were confronted with the issue of a ceiling light being in the wrong position to hang in the centre of a dining…

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TOP TIPS | STAIRCASES

1 | 2 Making decisions on a staircase design can be daunting as there are so many different style options to choose from and there seem to be equally as many building…

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TALKING ABOUT NM DESIGN
Get the Look With NM Designs

1 | 2 Today we’re talking about South African furniture company NM Design. Nelia Naude, founder of NM Design, creates timeless pieces that lean towards simplistic design expressed in a neutral palette,…

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MARCH MOOD
march mood dark terra

March just happens to be one of my favourite months of the year. I’ve always felt that the best weather in Cape Town is during March, once the wind disappears and the…

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