Homes & Gardens

Little boxes

Little boxes

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What’s with all the miniature houses on this blog? Last week I posted about a life-size dollhouse, and now it’s playhouses. Whatever the reasons…

Divider Tables

Divider Tables

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Stationery geeks like me can’t fail to be tickled by UK designer, Dylan Freeth’s witty Divider Tables. Because each of these aluminium nesting tables…

XXS from L’abbate

XXS from L’abbate

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There have been hundreds of variations on that simple household item, the chair, and yet there’s always room for another variation. I’m quite besotted…

Memory Chair

Memory Chair

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There’s something about Ole Jensen’s massively squishy Memory Chair for Normann Copenhagen that really tickles me. It might have something to do with Jensen’s…

Sort it out, Erika!

Sort it out, Erika!

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Nils Holger Moormann’s clever modular storage for a super-organised office kitchen is called Erika, and she’s one practical gal! Erika stashes everything you need…

Tomas Kral

Tomas Kral

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With his Upgrade series, designer Tomas Kral manages to create beauty from the mundane. Using traditional decorative techniques usually applied to crystal – like…

The Low Down

The Low Down

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Today we hear from our new Joburg correspondent, Nicole Ravenscroft, with what we’re looking forward to being the first of many guest posts from…

Nguni Chair

Nguni Chair

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Cape Town design company Vogel Living Design produces the exquisite Nguni Chair, in both zebrano and kiaat. Ngunis are the traditional cattle of the…