Dying for A Drink

Its hot in Africa. Everyone knows that. Even if you still wrongly assume that Lions roam the streets, pretty much everyone knows it gets hot here. Well its summer and not only is it hot but it is dry in South Africa. Sadly for us we are now in a drought cycle. Our dams are…

Interior Fashionista – Trends We’re Loving

There are such exciting things going on in the world of interiors and such amazing new trends that we thought we would share some of our favourites right here this week!! Wallpaper. Everywhere you look there are examples of extraordinary wallpapers. Long gone are the safe wallpapers of yesteryear. Wall paper now has become an…

The Inspirational Iris Apfel

There is something about Grand Dames that is so fascinating. Ladies of a certain age who have conquered their field and who seem to get stronger and better with each passing year. Right up there with the cream of the crop is the extraordinary Iris Apfel!! You may not be that familiar with the name…

The Art and Science of Success

A slightly different blog post today. I’ve been thinking a lot about excellence and success this week – pondering what that looks like and how one can attain it. There is so much written on mindset, success, the law of attraction you could continue reading forever and never get to impliment it, which is why…

Jill Joubert – Sculpture meets Puppetry and Storytelling

Until 18h30 on August 4, 2016 , I had never heard of, nor seen the work of Jill Joubert and so was not prepared for the visual feast that hit me that first Thursday as I walked into the Smith Gallery in Cape Town. Smith gallery were hosting an exhibition titled ‘The Invasion by Stately…

A Natural Concept of Beauty at Home

The story of a German couple who came to South Africa and have created a remarkable architectural and interior design company through talent, hard work and good old fashioned grit!

Filling the Well

Once a year its imperative (if we wish to remain creative and sane) that we take a break from the everyday grind and we go and explore a new place – a new way of thinking and of looking at the world. Hence we found ourselves this year on a tropical island surrounded by extended…

Designers we’re Loving – Tom Dixon

Slumped glass, metallic orbs, 1970’s retro looking hanging lights, art deco inspired decor – this is the glorious world that Tom Dixon inhabits. He has come a long way from pottery and life study classes in the 70’s to being honoured with a medal for service to design at Buckingham Palace. Today Tom Dixon’s creations are everywhere….

Help Us Help You

Today’s blog post is a little different from the norm because today i’m imploring anyone who reads this blog and who lives in the Western Cape –  who either cares about the film industry , makes their living from it or cares about the huge revenue that this industry contributes to our gross domestic product…

Preparing Your Home for a Photo Shoot

We’re in the business of beautiful spaces.Whether its gardens, homes, restaurants or offices – the photographs are one of the most important tools that we have to sell your property to Directors, producers, art directors etc who see beautiful things all day everyday. that is why it is so important, and why we recommend that…