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House and Leisure February - March 2020

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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in this issue

2 min.
ed’s note this way

Welcome to your CITY Issue of HL, a themed roundup of inner city spaces and faces, where we take you inside some of the most exciting projects on our radar; spaces that speak to and challenge our way of living as we enter the next decade. ‘We expect too much of new buildings, and too little of ourselves.’ - Jane Jacobs This couldn’t be more true. In this issue we’ve gathered a small community of people who are engaging with this head-on, all making change through their work and home life. First up we take a tour of a Vredehoek house built by two architects for their two families, on page 62. For their city dwelling these friends created a house that would function as two homes. ‘We were determined to live…

1 min.
ed’s mood

ROCK N ROLL! Woven Rocker chair by Douglas and Douglas, R5 450. BUILDING BLOCKS LEGO House in Denmark, filled with 25 million Lego bricks. Imagine that! COLOUR CRUSH Kare’s Happy Day Vase, R1 370. FOLLOW THIS: @1000VASES Exhibition curated by @meetmyproject for Salone del Mobile 2020 in Milan. AROUND THE WORLD Phaidon’s ‘Houses – Extraordinary Living’ is on my reading list. CITYSCAPES Olivié Keck’s artworks set the scene for this issue. See more on our Openers. CLASSIC BLUE Pantone’s new colour of the year 2020. CITY GUIDE Cycle through Pretoria, Durban, Joburg and Cape Town, page 20. COUCH CONVO Clothing becomes couch in this Balenciaga collab with Russian furniture designer Harry Nuriev, unveiled at Design Miami. * FOLLOW OUR PINTEREST BOARD AT HOUSEANDLEISURE, AND SEE WHAT OUR ED IS PINNING AT CHARL_EDWARDS…

1 min.
on the go

HOW TO USE THE QR CODES IN THIS ISSUE Wherever you see a QR code on a page, you can scan the code to either shop items featured there directly from the related online store, or view additional digital content including videos, profiles and Q&As on our website. Find the QR code scanner in your Facebook app by typing ‘QR code’ and scan the code. If you have an iPhone, use your camera app to scan QR codes with ease. Android users can also download a QR code scanner app from Google Play. FOR SUPPLIERS’ DETAILS, SEE THE STOCKISTS PAGE…

1 min.

SHOP TECH We’ve picked this brightly coloured advanced umbrella for its innovative engineering. With embedded patent technology, it can withstand wind gusts of up to 72mph. It also has UV protection & is made with water-repellent materials. $79.99 from Amazon.com. For more shoppable products, go to our website. CITY BRUNCH What better way to start the day than with a Bloody Mary and cheesy toasties? Scan the code for the step-by-step recipes. MODERN COMMUNAL LIVING Scan & take a video tour of this Cape Town home split down the middle. Two architects, (& owners), worked together to create a masterpiece in ‘shared living’. AN ART-FILLED CONCRETE JUNGLE We take a tour through Joburg’s thriving street art scene – uncovering the works of Rasty, Faith47, Tapz and more. Scan the QR code above to see their work. INSTAGRAM SPOTLIGHT Wijdan…

3 min.
shop the city


8 min.
uptown beat

Nandipha Mqoco’s PRETORIA Digital entrepreneur / Master of ceremonies The best street in Pretoria? Bronkhorst St, when all the jacarandas are in bloom. Prettiest park? The gardens and grounds surrounding the Union Buildings. Bookstore? Protea Bookshop. Bottlestore? Johnny’s Liquor. Most comfortable couch? The ones at Bravo Pizzeria in Hatfield – best pizza spot. Store you wished your house looked like? Industrial Coffee Works in Centurion. Pretoria’s most interesting people? Our taxi drivers. Top culture spaces? Pretoria Art Museum, the Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria and the Voortrekker Monument. Space to watch the sunset? Waterkloof. A great tree? The jacaranda, of course! Best walking neighbourhood? Midstream Estate. Cocktails? Altitude. Cinema? Cinema Nouveau at Brooklyn Mall. Best place for a first date? De Kloof restaurant. If you had to propose to your…