Whether it’s the actual seasonal switch or the courage you get from being able to dive in to the ocean waters again, Summer seems to instill feelings of new beginnings, rejuvenation and an adventure on the horizon…be it near or far.
It is with this attitude that the DECO team approached the annual Summer Issue , The Great Escape. Consider it a celebration of both indulging in wanderlust and embracing the sweetness of coming home. The concept of escaping is a rather subjective one, so we made sure to cover as many alternatives as possible – from far away journeys, to being a first class traveler in your very own home space…
DOWN TO A FINE ART
We show you how to incorporate art in to your home effortlessly and find decor that supports it and boosts its impact. Not only will your artwork look its best but your home will reap the benefits, too.
Long days, warm nights and balmy breezes…summer is finally here! In our latest LAB feature, we prove the outdoors are no longer solely just for sun downers or a braai. Kick off your shoes, and come and explore these exquisite open-air oases.
A TASTE OF THALI
Liam Tomlin’s latest culinary journey is as diverse and vibrant as the Indian terrain itself. Thali is the result of years of dreaming, dedication and pure brilliance. We take you behind the scenes on our latest food story, watch the full video here.
Whether it’s an eco-retreat you’re after or a nomad inspired journey, the DECO team shares their travel bucket-list.
THE ART OF HOSPITALITY
We review the Design Hotels 2016 guide which showcases the very best in unique, luxury lodgings. Explore unforgettable travel destinations created by the dynamic fusion of distinct philosophies and bold concepts.
Explore a Mediterranean-inspired Balinese villa and a contemporary Camps Bay family home. Visit an easy-going island retreat in Ibiza and get the scoop of DECO’s Win a Home apartment in the Val de Vie Estate.
Download the full digital version of the #SummerIssue on Zinio.
The Summer Issue is all about new beginnings, rejuvenation and adventure. Consider it a celebration of both indulging in wanderlust and the sweetness of coming home. We discover the most spectacular design hotels around the world, show you a beautiful collection of outdoor furniture and décor, and tempt your tastebuds with a new indian tapas restaurant. Pick up your copy today and tell us what you think on Twitter @Elle_Deco using #SummerIssue.