Donald Nxumalo

Our October Style & Design Issue cover home, renovated by creative mastermind Donald Nxumalo, is a luxuriously modern space layered with sumptuous fabrics and interesting lines.

To find out more on how an open brief allowed Donald Nxumalo to turn an outdated house into a serenely idyllic family home as well as for further tips, trick and ideas, get a copy of our October Style & Design issue, on shelf now.

Donald Nxumalo
Image: Elsa Young, Production & Styling: Sanri Pienaar

Here’s how you can recreate the look of this contemporary Northcliff home:

Donald Nxumalo

1. Emily mirror R2 995, Block & Chisel 2. Oxford three-seater sofa R7 999, @home 3. Verona teacup and saucer by David Jones R190, Woolworths 4. Verona cereal bowl by David Jones R180, Woolworths 5. Alliance chair by Michel Goineau from R15 250, Roche Bobois 6. Vimba ottoman R9 500, DNX 7. Grey Diamond Maze rug from R43 085, The Rug Company 8. Grace scatter cushion in Lux Velvet R999, @home 9. Retro kettle by Smeg R2 499, Yuppiechef 10. Silhouette armchair by Roberto Tapinassi & Maurizio Manzoni from R30 620, Roche Bobois 11. Large black vase R1 380, Cécile & Boyd 12. Valeria black frosted-glass vase R995, La Grange Interiors 13. Ukoma bar-stool R12 500, DNX

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