urban living


See inside DECO Editor Laureen Rossouw’s Home

As editor of ELLE Decoration South Africa, Laureen Rossouw’s City Bowl apartment is filled with expertly curated South African design, as well as quirky collections from her travels. Set in Darling Street, in the centre of Cape Town, is the magnificent 1940s Mutual Heights building. It’s an imposing grande dame…


Visions of Urban Living: FvF Apartment by Vitra

What happens when a world class furniture company and a stylish web magazine move in together in Berlin? MAGIC. In collaboration with Swiss manufacturer Vitra, Freunde von Freunden (FvF) have opened their first apartment in Berlin. They hope to share their idea of urban living in the age of sustainability. Building on their frequently-shared styles and…