Behold, the brand new Winter issue has arrived! All about finding tranquility and reconnecting while unplugging, you are sure to ‘find your zen’ in this issue. So sit back, relax and enjoy. From making homemade pasta and room scents to exploring hidden tree houses and the art of nesting… this issue is a real treat –even if we say so ourselves.
“This issue is all about finding tranquility and about reconnecting while unplugging.” – Editor, Bielle Bellingham
We asked you, our dear readers, to send us your black and white photographs of architectural details. In an exclusive 10 page feature, we share the amazing talent and fresh perspectives that blew us away.
What makes photography a strange invention – with unforseeable consequences – is that its primary raw materials are light and time – John Berger
SCENTS & SENSIBILITY
Agata Karolina from House of Gozdawa, takes you on a sensory journey, revealing what really goes in to producing mysterious and romantic scents.
The writing of a perfume is a delicate process that requires an unbelievable degree of patience and fastidious attention to the smallest details – the slightest drop can change an entire blend – Agata Karolina
LEARN THE ART OF NESTING
We show you how to dress your home good and proper for the winter season. From sumptuous couches to curl up on and crackling fires to layers of snug rugs, turning up the heat never looked this good.
COMFORT FOOD FOR YOUR SOUL
Using time-honoured methods, we show you how to prepare family classics with wholesome ingredients. Get the recipes for Cheese and Basil Ravioli, Butternut Soup and Citrus Pancakes, and watch the How To videos here.
Whether you’re a casual oenophile, a Champagne enthusiast or an accidental wino, you definitely want to read the stories of these young, South African wine and beer makers!
Beer is made by men, wine by God. ― Martin Luther, circa 1500s
We present an architectural masterpiece in Amsterdam and a Cape Town apartment that epitomises cosmopolitan cool. Then there is a haven of calm in the countryside near Bordeaux, and a home in Stockholm that is filled with eclectic prints, furniture and textiles. afican
It feels like everything was always here, we just had to unpack our bags – Home France
SHOP THE LOOK
And last but not least, we show you to recreate the look of two of the homes featured in the issue.
Watch this video as we take you on a tour of what you can expect to see in between the covers of this issue..
WIN BATHROOM SOLUTIONS WITH GEBERIT
One ELLE Decoration reader will win a Geberit Monolith glass module, a RimFree toilet and other bathroom furniture to the value of R38 000, find out more here.
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The Winter Issue is all about de-cluttering, de-teching and slowing everything down. Packed with inspiration and ideas for making your home a sanctuary, we share the ultimate comfort food recipes, master the art of nesting and take you on a tour of the dreamiest hideaways. Pick up your copy today and tell us what you think on Twitter @Elle_Deco using #WinterIssue.