Tablescaping is all the rage this time of year and in our latest #SummerIssue, on shelves from November 30th, DECO presents our top pick of crockery, cutlery and glassware. Today we take you behind the scenes of our latest inspiration shoot and give you a little preview of what’s to come when we hit shelves Monday!

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We style the most beautiful products from across the country. The biggest challenge is knowing where to start. – Sanri Pienaar, Decór Stylist.

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(via Elle Decoration South Africa on YouTube)




Left: Darling Sunshine fabric R581/m, Hertex Tam spreader; Small yellow bowl; both R55, Country Road Granity tumbler R14.70; Decanter cascade R53.50; both Banks Cheese platter R345, Weylandts Pink platter R139; Blue tapas platter R99; Yellow bowl R89; all Country Road Maxwell & Williams salt and pepper shakers R75, Banks Right: ine bone demi cup R48; saucer R32; both Banks Black felt fractal placemat R19.99, MrP Home White Lyngby vase R980, Anatomy Design Eetrite Opera white wine glass R460.50 for six, Banks Crystal Bohemia salt and pepper shakers R199; Versace dinner plate medium R1 379; both Spilhaus Goa Matt Gold 24pc cutlery set R6 050, Here and Now Store Maxwell & Williams Cashmere Coupe side plate R59, Banks Versace 10cm Medusa side plate R489, Spilhaus

Behind the Scenes by Jessie Bell

Table Setting Photographs by Justin Patrick, Styled by Ilana Swanepoel and Sanri Pienaar.


Grab a copy of our Summer Issue from Monday 30th November to see the full story on this seasons tablescaping trends.

coverThe Summer Issue edition of ELLE DECORATION South Africa is on shelves from November 30th at your nearest magazine retailer. Featuring festive eats, cooling cocktails and all your must-have outdoor décor ideas, it’s your breezy summer respite. Pick up your copy today – across South Africa wherever magazines are sold – and tell us what you think on Twitter @Elle_Deco, sharing your #SummerIssue #DECOselfie