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South African Home Owner

South African Home Owner February 2020

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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South Africa
Language:
English
Publisher:
Times Media (Pty) Ltd
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11 Issues

In this issue

1 min.
living consciously

All the buzz about eco living seems to be paying off as we see more people gravitating towards not only eating healthily, but living healthily too, by choosing locally made products that are environmentally sustainable. Read more about this on page 26. In this issue we look at how you can adopt eco principles in your home, and it looks like nature-inspired bathrooms are here to stay – see page 144 for ideas on how you can bring this trend home. On page 136, Guinevere Davies talks about how kitchen appliances have a bigger impact on our health and environment than we might realise. We give you tips on how to create a staycation hotspot in your garden, see page 182. Shereen Lurie shows us how to decorate using the…

2 min.
bonolo chepape

Born and bred in Rustenburg, North West, Bonolo Chepape’s love for design started at an early age when she would doodle and draw a lot, and art and design became her best friend. She studied a BA degree in graphic design and later gained experience by working in the design and communications field. What sets Lulasclan products apart? My work is a true reflection of me, it is my creative expression spilt out onto paper, and represents my cultural Pedi background. Along with all cultures I feel inspired and drawn to where I’m going. My essence lies in my love for African contemporary design, always challenging myself to evolve, reinterpret and redefine our cultural African aesthetic without losing any significant meaning to the shapes and forms but finding a way to…

3 min.
unpacking contemporary interior design

MMABATHO MONTSE-HLABANGANE Founder of Tea Tree & Co Colourful and bright, exotic and mesmerising, engaging and often transcendental is a perfect characterisation of African-influenced décor. Inspired by nature and culture, wooden details with intricate carvings, beautiful reddish and brown shades, warm pinks, dusty blues, shades of rust and terracotta, African-inspired décor is as charming as the continent itself. Africa’s rich cultural heritage has inspired interior design trends throughout the world, from works of art to woven baskets, tribal ornaments, mud-cloth bed throws and remarkable sculptures whose indisputable presence will not pass unobserved. Beads have, for many years, been an integral part of personal adornment and spiritual symbolism in Africa. Updating your interior and changing the ambience of your space by using accessories such as beaded bangles, heads and fertility dolls is a…

3 min.
talent watch

After travelling to, and falling in love with, the East, Kann was inspired to bring an element of her travels home with her and share her passion for the places, colours and craftsmanship she immersed herself in during her travels. Pilgrimage Spaces, a socially motivated lifestyle store, was born out of this love for adventures to off-the-beaten-track places, exotic cultures, colour, texture, craftsmanship and all that is authentic in life. At Pilgrimage Spaces, we value and support individual craftsmanship and artistic integrity over mass production. Each of our pieces holds its own story, which we hope will reflect in the places where they find a home. I worked in advertising for 15 years and have always had a love and passion for all things unique and creative, from design to fashion and…

3 min.
home essentials

Available from All Office, the iconic Eames lounge chair and ottoman from the Herman Miller Collection is the embodiment of comfort and elegance thanks to its supple leather upholstery and wood veneer. www.alloffice.co.za Available from Faitsch Products, the turning fireplace by BRUNNER makes it possible to enjoy the fire from more than just one angle, allowing you to view the fire any way you want to. www.faitsch-products.com The Bodum Chambord copper sugar and creamer set and milk frother provide the perfect complement to the brand’s signature coffee plungers and are welcome additions to any table. www.yuppiechef.com After moving into a world-class factory in March 2019, Lalegno has launched into new market places around the country and across the borders and has plans to offer new ranges in keeping with current trends for the…

9 min.
gorgeously grand

Back in 2015 when these home owners laid their eyes on this beautiful, innovative lifestyle estate, they knew that one day they’d be living there. “We fell in love with the beauty and location of this lifestyle estate from the moment we saw it, but it was the estate’s vision of a lifestyle like no other that sealed the deal. The excellent security, unparalleled amenities and a pioneering school with a progressive approach to education and world-class facilities were everything we could ever wish to provide for our children and more,” says the owner. “We fell in love with the beauty and location of this lifestyle estate from the moment we saw it.” – the home owner A new build, the property comprises a spacious five-bedroom main house, a self-contained one-bedroom flat…