A wall of Oregon pine planks set the tone for maverick ad agency Derrick, which is where we’ve done this issue’s Style Steal. These offices in the Old Castle Brewery have an edgy mix of salvedged items, personal touches and gritty views, all beautifully framed by Table Mountain, and this sets the tone for Issue 75, which is thoroughly, unabashedly Urban!

Production: Anna Loubser               Photographs: Antonia Steyn


Enjoy these outtakes of the Derrick offices, and keep your eyes peeled for the Urban issue of ELLE Decoration, on shelf this Thursday (or in your postbox already, if you’re a clever subscriber!).





  1. […] Derrick’s offices are in the February edition of Elle Décor. You’ll see some cool shots of our agency and we get to talk a little about how we designed, built and restored our little space ourselves. Thanks to Anna and Antonia for styling and shooting it to look fabulous and to Lin for copy. (If you can spot Livio’s Smurf, you win a prize.) We also get a mention on their blog […]