ELLE Decoration Style Directory
Our brand new Style Directory, out now | Images: Michael Paul/Living Inside / Siren Lauvdal

Our new special edition Style Directory is the décor handbook you have been waiting for. It is DECO’s coveted little black book of décor contacts, filled with tips, trends and tricks for every room in the house. Here’s a little preview of what you can expect.

Whether you are looking for a new rug, an architect, landscaper, bathroom tap or new curtains, our Style Directory is your one-stop shop. In it, we introduce you to the who’s who of South Africa’s décor industry and tell you who to ask, where to shop and what to buy.

Also, remember that we are here to help. If you need any advice, just tweet us @ELLE_Deco #askDECO and we’ll offer our styling tips, suggestions or inspirations.



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Learn how to create your dream kitchen | Image: Idunsgate Olso by Haptic Architects

Blending form with function and blurring the line between utilitarian and decorative, the kitchen is where performance and aesthetics combine at the heart of every home. In the Style Directory, you’ll find inspiring kitchen trends, the latest cooking technology and tips to improve the ergonomics in the crucible of your home.



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Living room trends that your home will love you for | Image © Toward Sofa by Anne Boysen

Accommodating all aspects of daily life, from lively social gatherings to family entertainment on cosy nights in, the living room walks the line between the stylish centrepiece and homely hub in every house. From couches and recliners to wallpaper and rugs, we pick out the best décor sources for every sense of style.



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Bedroom trends: combine comfort with individual flair | Image © Birgitta Wolfgang/Sisters Agency

In your own private sanctuary for relaxation and revival, it’s important to furnish the room of your dreams with maximum comfort and individual flair. As well as shopping tips and a comprehensive list of our favourite bedroom décor sources, you’ll find inspiring images and trend tips to perfect your personal space.



Sink Style Directory Bouroullec.com
Clean, elegant lines and sleek, stylish finishes | Image: Bouroullec.com

With the lotions and potions of daily ablutions cleverly hidden away behind clean lines and sumptuous surfaces, your home spa should be fresh and fragrant, with tiles, tubs and taps that shine. From tiling trends to tap technology, our Style Directory contains everything you need to make your bathroom glow.



al fresco garden by Federico Cedrone
Vertical gardening & modern hanging planters are top green living trends| Image © Federico Cedrone

Whether it be a compact, urban edible balcony or sprawling lawn made for al fresco entertaining, your outside space is the breath of fresh air that keeps your home blooming whatever the weather. From vertical gardening to hydroponics, we have every green-fingered trend covered with every landscaping contact you’ll need.



The keen eyes and sound advice of experienced professionals make all the difference to your home. These are the tradesmen, taste-makers and industry leaders whose expert opinion you can trust. DECO opens up our little black book and gives you all the contact details of those in the know.



or look out for the print version wherever magazines are sold across South Africa.

ELLE Decoration Style DirectoryRevealing over 200 of our most-coveted contacts, décor suppliers and design experts, the new ELLE Decoration Style Directory is a must-have for every décor amateur and professional alike. Packed with hints, tips and tricks to transform every room in your home, as well as all the experts you should know, it’s the ultimate buyers’ guide. Buy yours across South Africa wherever magazines are sold and as a digital download right here.