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South African Home Owner

South African Home Owner

September 2020

SA Home Owner focuses on showcasing luxury houses across SA, as well as offering decor, trend-watching and lifestyle features, and expert comment on home-related topics. SA Home Owner is a magazine packed with expertise, and has built outstanding relationships with industry professionals and service providers, as well as readers across the country.

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celebrating 30 years of inspired design

I’m honoured to celebrate SA Home Owner’s 30th birthday, not only with my team and our loyal supporters, but most of all you, our readers. Thank you for walking this amazing journey with us – we would not be here without you. I may only have joined the magazine four years ago, but I felt right at home from the very start. And I look forward to celebrating more of SA Home Owner’s milestones with you, while continuing to offer you an all-access pass to luxury properties across the country and the best expert advice for all your home and décor needs. For this issue, Guinevere Davies has rounded up a selection of iconic designs on pg 134 – a mix of design classics that we continue to love and future…

2 min.
siyanda magaba

Growing up in the rural areas of Bizana and Matatiele in the Eastern Cape, Siyanda Magaba’s interest in art and design is rooted in his childhood experiences through making wire toy cars and clay figures. Magaba studied interior design and architectural technology at the Durban University of Technology, and started Magaba Designs during his second year at university. He completed his first interior design project for fashion brand LSL, which further encouraged him to learn and explore practical skills. What inspired you to be a furniture designer? I became interested in furniture design when I realised that it was an easy way to express my design ideas. I believe that furniture is a very powerful element with the potential to uplift and inspire people, to complete our living spaces and basically…

1 min.
talent watch

MUTOMBO KITENGE DIRECTOR OF TOP CENTRE PROPERTIES GROUP Mutombo Kitenge, founder of Top Centre Properties Group, completed his Master’s in Architecture at the University of the Witwatersrand. He has 12 years of experience in residential, commercial, retail and industrial architecture, project management and interior design. The ability to use design as a means to produce spaces that inspire and delight is the main drive behind all his work. Design is a means of reacting to the needs of our clients by providing them with beautiful and practical solutions that perfectly address their requirements. I am inspired by smart architecture. I believe that smart homes are environmentally friendly and make day-to-day living easy and seamless. Once we receive a brief, we conceptualise the ideas of the client into an architectural sketch that they can identify with,…

3 min.
home essentials

Complete your chill areas with the flawless Savannah set, professionally woven together with wicker and supported by aluminium frames. It flaunts earthy tones for a homelier environment. www.patiowarehouse.co.za Inspired by the vibrancy of South African people and our warm climate, the Rosa interwoven colours basket is certain to brighten your living room and create a warm atmosphere. @rosa_handmadeinsa A stylish solution to any home or apartment, dining room or lounge area is this simple round table by Vox, which is extendable and easily converts from a four-seater to an oval six-seater. www.voxfurniture.co.za A welcome addition to your bed linen collection is Elysian in mocha. Capturing light with its rippled surface, this softly woven, triple jacquard design is constructed from fine cotton voile and is trimmed with rustic frayed edges. www.linenhouse.co.za Chelseabelle offers classic, elegant…

7 min.
shades of neutral

Asked what separates a house from a home, these owners say: “A home is a place where you want to spend your time. Because you not only live there, but you want to be there. A home is a place where you feel that the magic is just as alluring as that of your favourite holiday destination, enjoying all its amenities.” “A neutral palette ensures a tranquil environment, with texture, pops of colour and different fabrics used to spice things up.” And what a captivating and impeccable home it is. A neutral palette ensures a tranquil environment, with texture, pops of colour and different fabrics used to spice things up. The owner likens her personality to that of her home. “I would say it says that I am a calm person at…

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