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Go play on the roof, kids!

So, every family has its ups and downs, but this one has a few more than others: the Japanese architecture firm,  Y+M Design, created the Stairs House, where the roof of the house is a giant set of stairs, allowing light...

A modest dish

This idea makes so much sense to me. I've never really enjoyed covering the pretty pattern on a dish with food, as I'm not sure which to pay attention to. In order for the food to be the star of the show, these tradition...

Shake a balloon

I love the simplicity of the Balloon Seasoning Shaker, designed by Japanese architect and product designer, Masayuki Kurokawa. It's available, alongside other work by the same designer, including glassware, cutlery, w...

Out and about: Superette

Last week I stopped off at brand new coffee shop and deli, Superette, which is situated in the somewhat unlikely badlands of Salt River, Cape Town. Albert Road is a fast-paced, furiously-volumed street of sweatshops, boa...

Bebop Antik

With a home page image like this one, you know that Bebop Antik is no run-of -the-mill vintage store. This store, based in Göteborg, Sweden, specialises in Scandinavian design between 1920 and the 1970s. Their store i...

Issue 64: True Romance

Internationally-renowned interior designer Laurie Owen is well known for her earthy, sensuous use of natural materials, in a style she calls 'romanic organic'. She's recently wrought a change on her home in Kyalami, depa...

Saint Verde’s-eye...

Props to Neville Trickett for coming through with his guest post today, after ha...

Profiles: Mary Sibande

Eagle-eyed readers will notice that we've been adding bits and pieces to our blo...

Philip Rikhotso

I was recently away on holiday in Limpopo province, staying in a house that had ...

Issue 63: Bright of Pas...

Ring ring! Calling all fans of kaleidoscopic colour. Want to know the ultimate t...

i for one on Caroline G...

Today we have a guest post from Justine Stafford , who runs the fab Cape Town li...

Reserved for sushi

This is such a whacky idea, but rather a nice one: Designer Matthew Burke (he do...

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