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House and Leisure June 2017

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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guest editors’ letter

If you are even slightly interested in art and design, there is no better place in the world to live than South Africa right now. Creatively, we are inspiring and disrupting the international industries, and there is a tangible excitement mounting as we deliver originality, positivity, growth and opportunity to the world. With Cape Town Art Fair attendance up 70% from last year, Zeitz MOCAA rounding up the world’s museum supporters in September, Watershed bursting all sales records and Keyes Art Mile in full swing, the good news – and the good business – is telling the right kind of story when we need it most. What an honour to be asked by Tiaan Nagel to guest edit this special Design Issue of House and Leisure. We have watched as he…

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houseandleisue .co.za

Want a CURATED dose of HOUSE AND LEISURE ONLINE? Sign up at houseandleisure.co.za to get our WEEKLY newsletter STRAIGHT TO YOUR INBOX. ART IN THE PARK IF YOU DIDN’T MAKE IT TO THE 2017 NIROX SCULPTURE FAIR, OR ARE JUST INTERESTED IN WHAT WENT DOWN, SEE SOME OF THE ARTWORKS THAT WERE ON DISPLAY IN OUR GALLERY. DESIGN DESTINATIONS From Paris and Mexico City to Miami and New York, discover the international cities putting brilliant design on the map. BOLD BUYS Strong lines and fresh colours are big this month, so don’t miss our round-up of statement pieces you need now. IDEAS ON THE GO Follow House and Leisure and be inspired by beautiful spaces, top design finds and insider behind-the-scenes snaps. houseleisureSA HouseAndLeisure houseandleisure houseandleisure PHOTOGRAPHS: JESSICA HUNKIN, STEPHANIE VELDMAN, SUPPLIED…

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TRACY LYNN CHEMALY As communications director at The Guild Group, Tracy was instrumental in putting together this special design-focused edition of House and Leisure. She also wrote about fine jeweller Nina Runsdorf (page 32) and some innovative new collaborations (page 44) in this issue. What’s your earliest design-related memory? Sunday drives my - interesting architecture. Who are your favourite South African designers? Thanks to my job, I’m exposed to so many incredible designers that I can’t name a favourite. Where in the world should every design fan visit? Miami. I’ve been to Design Miami three times and every time I’m there, I discover new highlights. If money were no object, what would you treat yourself to? A chair by Babacar Niang from Senegal. I was honoured to work with Niang through Design…

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When GUILD opens in Cape Town’s dynamic new V&A Waterfront Silo district in June, the 450m flagship space will offer a portal to an inspirational world of design, art and lifestyle. Brainchild of The Guild Group founders Trevyn and Julian McGowan, the venue reflects the couple’s 14-year history of growing the local industry and working with important design voices in South Africa. GUILD will build on the legacy of the group’s GUILD International Design Fair by housing Southern Guild, with a year-round programme of curated exhibitions and international collaborations; GUILD Studio, introducing a range of production furniture and custom in-house collections; and GUILD Store, selling must-have pieces from some of SA’s best designers, exclusively produced for GUILD. Look out for the limited edition ‘I Love Cape Town’ T-shirts designed by…

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WORK OUT Designed by Anatomy Design and featuring state-of-the-art technology and a world-class art collection by curator and artist Kim Lieberman, The Business Exchange is sure to meet all your professional needs. The workspace-to-rent offers month-to-month private, co-working and virtual offices, as well as training and meeting rooms, and an events space. 150 Rivonia Rd, Sandton, Joburg; thebusinessexchange.co.za ARTISANAL AROMAS Jo Malone’s captivating limited-edition collection of five 30ml fragrances, the Bloomsbury Set, is inspired by the free-spirited English group of the same name. Said to capture ‘the intoxicating essence of an unconventional life’, the scents include Blue Hyacinth, Garden Lilies, Leather & Artemisia, Tobacco & Mandarin, and Whisky & Cedarwood. jomalone.co.za MATERIAL WORLD Whether you’re after chenille, linen, Indian cotton, a herringbone weave or a geometric print, The Silk and Cotton Co’s Oberoi and Colour…

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q&a lisa white

Trend forecaster Lisa White spends her days working out what we will be loving in a few years time. Having advised a wide variety of clients ranging from Le Bon Marché and LG to Rolex, she’s got her finger on the pulse of the planet when it comes to decor and lifestyle. We find out more. How does a person learn to predict the future? I learnt by doing – and still learn by being constantly curious. After studying international relations in university, I landed a job at Dutch trend forecaster Li Edelkoort’s Paris office, managing clients and writing for Li’s trend books and magazines. I learnt a great deal from her – there is a reason she is considered a guru! – and I ended up as a senior trend analyst,…