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House and Leisure September 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.

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Associated Magazines (Pty) Ltd
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6 Issues


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editor’s letter

‘Prosaic Ritual of Youth’ artwork by Ruby Swinney POR, Whatiftheworld; 1240 Series Tall Sideboard locker in Orange from R12 500, Mother City Hardware; Bad Cat red tote bag R299, Bad Paper; Floriental fragrance by Comme des Garçons R1 855 (100ml EDT), Skins Cosmetics; Floor Composition lamp POR, Michael Anastassiades. The contemporary art scene in this country has grown tremendously. This is evident in the existence of two major South African art fairs in this dynamic space – Investec Art Fair in Cape Town and FNB JoburgArtFair – as well as by the boom of recent art pop-ups; the boozy First Thursdays; artists collaborating with commercial brands; and financial institutions and their growing art collections.You can even get a quick art fix with your flame-grilled chicken at Nando’s – showing…

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houseandleisure .co.za

1 WHERE IT’S AT JOBURG OFFERS A PROFUSION OF WATERING HOLES THAT CATER TO THE CITY’S MOST STYLE-CONSCIOUS DENIZENS. WE UNCOVER A FEW OF THE HIPPEST NEIGHBOURHOOD FAVOURITES. 2 MARKED UP Cape Town-based multimedia artist Olivié Keck (left) prides herself on being a ‘creative juggler’. She is a big advocate of working with Copic and Posca markers, and chats to us about these lesser-known mediums. 3 SHOWTIME Subscribe to the House and Leisure YouTube channel and never miss a house tour, unique profile or glimpse behind the scenes at our most beautiful shoots. 4 ART MEETS TECH We visit TMRW digital gallery in Johannesburg, where art and technology intersect to blend the boundaries of augmented and virtual realities. It’s an art experience…

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shop our pick of prints & neutrals

1. Naartjie & Lemon Bubble Tub bubble bath (R200; 1ℓ), Mies 2. Ceramic pinch bowls by Nosisi (from R66 each), KIN Culture Shop 3. Blue Jazz foldover sling bag (R500), Lichen & Leaf 4. Porcelain Sun and Moon earrings (R350), Nina Bosch 5. Rafee canvas storage basket (R750), KIN Culture Shop 6. Pomegranate daily planner (R295), Sammy Sheppard 7. Bukiwe pure linen shirt dress (R700), KIN Culture Shop. (Find all these items and many more in the House and Leisure shop at shop.houseandleisure.co.za.)…

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go figure

FROM FAR LEFT ‘From Behind a Clear Mirror’ photographic artwork by Abdus Salaam R8 000 (includes frame), SMITH Gallery; Ripple chairs with varnished base in White Chalk and shell in White by Ron Varad for Moroso POR, True Design; sealed oak round table with black epoxy-coated galvanised steel base R18 700, LIM; (on table, from left) Arch table ceramic lamp by Jennifer de Charmoy with tapered lampshade in Black from the Clay collection R7 600, Bofred; Box vase in Mustard by Vorster & Braye R970, and black and white ceramic vessel from the Anemone series by Martine Jackson R21 496, both Okha; spiral pouffe R1 795 (35×60cm), Weylandts; Shell sofa upholstered in Bamboo Boucle fabric in Bone by Philip Pikus for Urban Fabrics, R36 500, La Grange Interiors; No.8…

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the age of the creative

(PHOTOGRAPH: CARLA LATSKY) First, a confession. Among a number of character flaws, most of which I am blissfully ignorant, there’s one in particular that I’ll divulge up front: I occasionally hold grudges. I’m not vengeful, I just struggle to move on when I feel wronged by someone I’d trusted. Fortunately it takes a lot for me to feel aggrieved, so my grudge bag is very light. In fact, it’s empty at the moment.However, a resentment that I held on to for a while was against the world in which I grew up, where choosing to pursue a career in fashion design or fine art or similar was shunned and caused sleepless nights for parents. Add to that mix South Africa’s political history and you have even more panic, especially for…

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generation next

‘EATING DESIGN’ Netherlands-based Marije Vogelzang is the world’s first self-proclaimed eating designer. Her work concerns the origin and preparation of food, as well as the etiquette, history and culture around it. Her design practice focuses on the experiential side of eating food. marijevogelzang.nl ADDING VALUE According to a 2014 study, the creative industry contributed more than R90.5 billion to South Africa’s economy over a 12-month period – not exactly small change… and another very good reason to support creativity in all its myriad forms.…