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House and Leisure August 2018

House and Leisure – For those who want to celebrate all aspects of contemporary, stylish living in South Africa. House and Leisure is more than just a décor magazine. It’s the local premium brand with authority on Stylish SA at Home and Play. A source of warmth and pride, loved for celebrating the positives of life in South Africa, it’s the only decor home magazine that also offers strong leisure and lifestyle editorial content. Please note: this digital version of the magazine does not include the covermount items you would find on printed newsstand copies.

South Africa
Associated Magazines (Pty) Ltd
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22,66 kr.(Inkl. moms)
104,58 kr.(Inkl. moms)
6 Udgivelser


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editor’s letter

Handmade vase R2 000, Nebnikro Ceramics; Studio Loubser 9ct rose gold, sapphire and thread earrings R17 500, Tinsel Gallery; tapered high sidetable R3 200, tapered low sidetable R3 200, both La Grange Interiors. Working in magazines these days is like being on a really wild roller-coaster ride. House and Leisure is no different, but the beauty of working on such a ground-breaking brand is that you are supported by equally wild thinkers and risk takers. It’s not often that you are challenged by your CEO and management team to think more creatively, to be more out-of-the-box and to push the boundaries of a traditional print product by developing strategic yet complementary channels around the brand.The world of House and Leisure became even more exciting almost a year ago when…

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1 EXCLUSIVE: READ OUR INTERVIEW WITH THE DOYENNE OF AMERICAN INTERIORS, KELLY WEARSTLER. HER CLIENT LIST INCLUDES GWEN STEFANI AND CAMERON DIAZ. AT 50, SHE SHOWS NO SIGN OF SLOWING DOWN, AS SHE CONTINUES TO CREATE MODERN SPACES FOR LUXURY HOTEL GROUPS AND PRIVATE CLIENTS. 2 WIN: 1 OF 3 COPIES OF JUST ADD RICE Taiwanese-South African Ming-Cheau Lin’s new recipe book, Just Add Rice (R375, Quivertree Publications) with photography by Craig Fraser, is an ode to Taiwanese food, but more than that also celebrates the culture and recipes that connected her to her parents when they lived in a distant country. Read our review of Just Add Rice and stand the chance to win one of three copies. 3 HEAD…

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EMMA FOLLETT-BOTHA Emma, HL’s chief copy editor, considers herself a stickler for good grammar and a lover of design, food and film. She has an insatiable need to learn more about the cultures and traditions of the world. Who are the top SA creatives on your radar? Faatimah and Al Luke, Kayla Schoonraad, Saara Jappie-Adams and Buhle Ngaba. If money were no object, what would you buy? A Tuscan villa. What’s on your list of winter decor essentials? Chunky, graphic throws, mood lighting and scented candles. Bold brights and graphic prints – yay or nay? Yes to both! What three words best describe your home? Bohemian, cluttered and inviting. What’s always in your fridge? Milk, spinach and double cream yoghurt. The next place you’d like to visit is……

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shop: our wood and texture collection

1. Halfmoon tassel earrings in mustard R600, Nina Bosch Porcelain 2. Hardcover notebooks with 80 blank pages R140 each, Deerly Studio 3. Shibby Zen speaker with built-in USB charger and AUX port R1 780, Shibby Beats 4. Large wall clock in White + Green R800 (48cm diameter), Tydloos 5. Porcelain Nguni rings with 18ct gold lustre R280 each, Nina Bosch Porcelain 6. Woven African Necklace light R2 300, Modern Gesture 7. Weighted bell ball made of linden wood R245, Tiger Lily (find all these items in the HL shop at shop.houseandleisure.co.za).…

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mix & match

CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT Vintage distressed rug R34 995 (2.7×3.7m) and Michael occasional marble-topped tables in Black and Grey, R7 570 each, both Weylandts; Kaleido trays by Clara von Zweigbergk for Hay from R337 each, Créma Design; Bouquet vase in Green/Transparent by Ichendorf Milano, GUILD, Wallpaper.com; Handpainted bowl by Martine Jackson R810, Africa Nova; clay planters with succulents, stylist’s own, find similar at Starke Ayres; Bolga Jemima Gourd woven basket R3 000 (large), Design Afrika; Ceramic vessels R1 500 (small) and R2 090 (large), both by Lisa Firer, Africa Nova; Clessidra hourglass in Taupe Grey/Aquamarine by Bianconi for Venini, GUILD, Wallpaper.com; DLM sidetable in Coral by Thomas Bentzen for Hay R625, Chair Crazy. CLOCKWISE FROM BOTTOM LEFT Woven plastic floormat from Burkina Faso R720, Design Afrika; Replica Acapulco chair…

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new is not so new

(PHOTOGRAPH: CARLA LATSKY) There are two things I’ve always dreaded about getting older. The first is reminiscing about the good old days. This can take many forms, from sitting with dear friends and talking about all the madness you got up to back then, to being stuck listening only to music from your early adulthood. I fear the latter so much that I flatly refuse to go to concerts headlined by the artists I loved in my late teens and early twenties.The second thing I dread is finding myself judging youth and new cultural trends. A perfect example of this is when you begin your sentences with phrases like: ‘In my day…’ or ‘These kids of today…’ Every generation seems to forget how much of a departure they were from…