Inspiration and trends

DULUX COLOUR OF THE YEAR 2020
Dulux Colour of the Year 2020

Every year paint brand Dulux puts together a team of top international design experts to discuss upcoming global trends they feel will have an affect on design and interiors for the following year.…

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JAPANESE MINIMALISM | GET THE LOOK
Japanese Minimalism

It is one of those Monday mornings where we are embracing a calm and tranquil start to the week  – even with the current rugby parade and celebrations happening on the streets…

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NOVEMBER MOOD | MATERIALS + FINISHES

When it comes to advising clients on and selecting materials and finishes for projects, we have a strong belief in conscious consumption. Meaning that choosing the right materials for your project the…

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GARDEN PARTY WITH CLINTON FRIEDMAN
Garden Party with Clinton Friedman

This morning I spent some time sourcing fabrics for a client’s project, and once that was finished a hot pink leopard print fabric caught my eye.  I immediately thought how stunning it…

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TREND | PAINT COLOUR BLOCKING
trend colour blocking interior design

Have you noticed recently how white walls are disappearing? Even our Scandi neighbours whose white walls and minimal interiors have set the design world alight for years have started incorporating paint colour…

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HALDANE MARTIN’S OUTDOOR COLLECTION
Haldane Martin Outdoor Collection

It’s almost as though winter has returned here in Cape Town. So it feels a little wrong that we’ve been spending our time looking through Haldane Martin’s outdoor furniture collection. As we plan a…

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COLOUR SCHEMES FOR HOUSE EXTERIORS
Colour Schemes for House Exteriors

When it comes to first impressions, consider your home’s exterior as an additional opportunity to help you express your personal style – and it can also add value to your property. Our…

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THS PROJECT | LIVING AREA + STAIRCASE CONCEPT
THS project living area and staircase concept

THE STAIRCASE – DILEMMA We refer this aspect of the design process and a dilemma because this staircase was subject to many a disagreement between the builders, engineers and designers. Everyone had…

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HOUSE 9 ALFRESCO | GET THE LOOK
House 9 Alfresco Get the Look

Yesterday, we toured around the bar and alfresco area of this house and spoke about the very clever way the ladies from Three Birds Renovations created an outdoor oasis which flowed seamlessly…

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