I love what the owner of this home featured in the Revamp Issue, Etienne Hanekom, has to say about watching paint dry: “I don’t understand why that’s code for boring. Paint transforms things, it plays with light and has so much potential”.

If you have a copy of this issue, you’ll see that Etienne’s home on pages 100 – 107 attests to his fascination with paint, light and colour too. But our pics were so good that we used them all up, and all we have left to share with our blog readers are these few colour-bright vignettes:

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Production: Tracy Lynch
Photographs: Micky Hoyle