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South African Home Owner

South African Home Owner

July 2021
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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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11 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
keep warm

This winter is turning out to be one of the coldest ever. It’s even snowed in KZN, something that hasn’t happened in years. And if like me you find yourself spending more time in the kitchen cooking heartwarming foods to keep you and your family warm, then turn to page 108, where Hasmita Amtha takes us on a journey of choosing the right cooker and oven for your needs. You can also find out all you need to know when looking to purchase one. In bathrooms I check out the latest luxury tiles and mosaics, looking at patterns, colours and all the different shapes and sizes available on the market, see page 118. Shereen Lurie explores the perfect paint palette for your home and speaks to experts on the variety of options available,…

1 min.
look out for ...

2 min.
cherice torlage

Cherice Torlage has been in interior decorating for the past 23 years. “I would say my mum inspired me to start Kraaines Interiors. We were going to decorate the guest bedroom in our family home and I had to help choose paint colours, wallpaper, fabrics and furniture. “My sleepless nights began at that age, dreaming of beautiful homes, filled with pictures of how to make our home special. I was hooked for life. For a few years I sold property with my mum, loving every second, showing clients homes, giving them ideas of how to turn each home into a perfect place to live.” How would you describe your interior design style? In my home I love mixing vintage, antique, trendy and new altogether. My garden is very much a part of who…

1 min.
a winter home refresh

KGAHLEGO RASEBOTSA Managing Director For most of us, home is where we find a lot of love and comfort from a hectic day at work. It is here where we should find cosiness, warmth and serenity. Making a few changes to warm up your space during the chilly months shouldn’t be difficult. Switch your loud tones for quieter neutral tones to warm the room. Use cosy neutral throws with some dark tones to drape over your couches, or even the bottom of your bed. Change your bright scatter cushions to more natural-coloured ones. This will make it easier to achieve a more contemporary, warm and tender look while being financially savvy. I like a house that smells of natural wood. You can use mirrors with wooden frames on a dark wall, and put up a…

2 min.
talent watch

Joe Paine Studio is a product and furniture design label, started in 2008 by award-winning designer Joe Paine. It is aimed at creating products that are inventive, but simple and sophisticated. The products range from planters to indoor and outdoor furniture, lighting, levitating candles and more. They are conceived by innovation and invention, born through modernist ideals, understood through prototype and experience, and finally evolve into unique and original objects. As a creative I try to solve problems in an aesthetic and humanistic way. Joe Paine Studio is always seeking to create new, unique and beautiful products. We are a small company that takes on specific custom work and develops retail products for our brand and others. One of my most iconic designs is the Kreep Planter. Launched in 2008 together with my…

3 min.
home essentials

Arkivio’s deep frame mirrors are used in hotels, homes and lodges in South Africa. Over the past five years, Arkivio has innovated on its materials and wall-mounting system to affirm its position as one of the country’s leading mirror suppliers. www.arkivio.co.za Turn your outdoor area into a stylish dining oasis with Cielo’s Stratford patio dining set manufactured from Indonesian teak wood in a natural honey brown colour. www.cielo.co.za This Kino drinks cabinet from the company’s Heildronk Collection is designed to showcase originality, personality and expert craftsmanship through timber. www.kino.co.za Locally manufactured, Acre Studio’s acrobat wall light with adjustable shade is made of wild steel and is available in black or white. www.acrestudio.co.za The Mill Fabrics’ Hygge collection brings comfort with an atmosphere of warmth to any interior. With its soft texture and radiant colourways,…