September Issue Elle Decoration Heritage Issue
Our September Issue, with the theme Heritage, is packed full of inspiration

Our September issue is the Heritage issue. We celebrate the best of South African craft, interiors and design.

Elle Decoration Homes: Jonkershoek

Our cover story features the home of homeware creative and interior designer Ilze Swart. The light-filled, stylishly understated home situated in Stellenbosch’s leafy Jonkershoek is the epitome of classic elegance.

Elle Decoration South Africa Cover Home Ilze Swart Jonkershoek
Our Cover Home in Jonkershoek. Images: Inge Prins
Toolbox: 10 Storage Solutions You Need to Know Now

Storage can be functional and breathtaking. We look at 10 storage solutions which will help you live stylishly clutter-free.

Stylish storage solutions in our September Issue
Stylish storage solutions
Deco Culture: The Heritage and Beauty of Beadwork

We explore the design, symbolism, tradition and history of beadwork which is one of the oldest forms of craft on the continent and a key part of African culture.

The symbolism, tradition and history of the craft of beadwork in Africa
The symbolism, tradition and history of the craft of beadwork
Deco Explore: Sea Point’s New Retail Experience

We visit Sea Point’s new retail experience Sans, an ethical grocery store selling fresh produce and dry goods along with homeware, apparel and skincare. Along with a coffee shop Pauline’s, this warm, minimalist space is set to be a firm favourite in the Cape Town neighbourhood.

Sea Point's new retail experience Sans
Sea Point’s new retail experience Sans Image: Sarah De Pina
Deco Eats: Hemelhuijs x So Yum in Jo’burg

A master of distilled simplicity, Hemelhuijs owner Jacques Erasmus has brought his creative  flair to Jo’burg in a collaboration with Ernst Fischer’s restaurant So Yum.

Restauranteurs Jacques Erasmus and Ernst Fischer of Hemelhuijs x So Yum Johannesburg Images: Annalise Nel
Restauranteurs Jacques Erasmus and Ernst Fischer Images: Annalise Nel
Deco Hotels: The Best-Designed Hotels from Across the Globe

From the Netherlands and Finland to Singapore and Spain, we’ve found your next designer retreat.

design hotels global
The very best design hotels on our radar
Deco Details: The Collectables

Inject an eclectic flair into your decor with the right mix of heirloom pieces, modern objets d’art and interesting lighting.

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