The story of how Chris Viljoen and Christan Boshoff found and renovated their home in Green Point, Cape Town, is a study in perseverance and tenacity. If you can get your hands on a copy, read all about it on pages 62 – 69 of Issue 62. But even if you don’t know all the details, I’m sure these pics of their historic, double-volume space will convince you that their patience and hard work was all worth while.

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Much of the couples’ furniture, including these poppy 70’s Joe Colombo chairs, comes from Joburg antiques dealer Wim Castleman, owner of Decade at 44 Stanley Rd.

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And with Issue 62 being the Kitchens Issue and all, a pic of Chris and Christan’s gorgous kitchen, with its floor-to-ceiling windows, is utterly essential. They say the kitchen is is a work in progress, with a range of freestanding units that can be configured at a whim. Turn to page 69 of Issue 62 to get your hands on Chris’s legendary chicken pie recipe.

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Production: Kersten Eser

Photos: Micky Hoyle