Floor de Luxe

How to Choose the Perfect Flooring for Your Home Furniture, accessories, walls, and lighting… These are the most common things that we think of when decorating our homes. But most people forget that flooring is actually one of the most important aspects of interior...

Repeatedly Glamourous

5 Interior Décor Trends That are Making a Comeback Bell-bottom jeans, strong female leaders, even the great depression and the great recession… History is always repeating itself. Interestingly enough, so does interior design trends. The repeat isn’t always glaringly...

Colour Me Luxurious

7 Tips on Choosing the Right Colour Scheme for Your Home Feeling blue, green with envy or seeing red… You only have to look around you to find a colour for every emotion or occasion. But colour is more than just a combination of shades and tones that help us express...

Perfectly Luxurious

3 Interior Décor Mistakes and How to Avoid Them It’s a well-known adage that there is no freedom without art. Interior décor is no exception to this. However, when designing your dream home there are a few guidelines you can follow to make it less complicated and...

Sticking with the Trends

5 Wallpaper Tips for the Adventurous Decorator Florals, geometric designs, textures and bright colours… It’s back! Last year we discussed the top 5 trending wallpapers to add to your home, and it seems this interior décor favourite is back with even more zest than...

Fashion Fabrics for Your Home

Choosing Textiles That Last The first thing that comes to mind when buying fabric for your new décor is usually what colour to pick. It's usually the single biggest factor in fabric selection. But while colour is important, there’s one factor that goes beyond even...

50 Shades of White

How to Use White Undertones in Your Interior Décor If you've been looking to Pinterest or Instagram for home renovation ideas, there's one trend that you have likely been coming across a lot lately: the all-white everything look. Whether you call it modern minimalism,...

A Hanging Pleasure

4 Things to Avoid When Hanging Your Curtains Imagine a stylish, modern woman dressed in the latest fashion and accessories with the perfect hair and make-up. Her pants, on the other hand, are too small… A pretty room with poorly hung curtains can have the same awkward...

Small Space, Big Luxury

How To Make The Most of Your Bedroom Space It’s the most personal space in your home, and also the place you’ll be spending most of your time in. But why is it that the room expected to hold the largest piece of furniture is often one of the tiniest? A small bedroom...

The Art of Luxurious Décor

5 Ways to Choose the Perfect Artwork for Your Home Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And there is nothing more beautiful than to behold a beautiful piece of art in your home. Art helps to create a home’s soul, and puts your personality into the house. And let’s...

Mindfully Luxurious

5 Tip for Zen-inspired Interior Décor We get it. Life moves fast. From speeding deadlines and growing to-do lists to mounting bills and busy kids – getting a moment to yourself is a scarce commodity. Add a cluttered environment to the equation, and you have a problem...

Life in Living Coral

How to use Pantone’s New Colour of the Year in Your Home It’s that time of the year where countless interior decorators and fashion designers take a break from the holiday cheer and wait in bated breath for Pantone, the pre-eminent colour authority, to announce its...

Decadent Décor Resolutions

5 Decor Trends We’re Following in 2019 From visiting the gym and making some solid investments to visiting your parents more and final sorting out your wardrobe – it’s the new year and the resolutions are flying high. But you're not the only one looking to set...

The Season for Stylish Settings

5 Tips for Decorating Your Dinner Table This Christmas It’s the most amazing time of the year; you’re welcoming family, raising your glasses, and maybe even stealing a kiss under the mistletoe. Christmas is fast approaching, and throughout South Africa, people are...

Fabulously Festive

5 Ways to Decorate Your Home for the Holidays The bells are ringing, the kids are singing. Wrapping paper is flying and holiday flights are being booked. Christmas is just weeks away with tinsel and baubles all around, and what better way to celebrate than getting...

Interior Design in the Recession

5 Ways an Interior Decorator Will Actually Save You Money From questionable artists swishing around fabric swatches to old ladies making your home look rigid and staged, there have always been certain myths about interior designers that have made the...

Haute Couture for Your Home

5 Interior Décor Trends for Summer 2018 From eating sweet ice-lollies on hot sandy beaches to enjoying the crystal cool waters of your pool on a sweltering day – summer is finally here, and there’s no better way to celebrate than with entertaining pool parties,...

Decades of Draperies

Curtains and Blinds: Then vs Now Fashion changes with time, whether it’s related to clothing, electronics or architecture. Adapting your interior space to reflect the latest trends are no different. From simple wooden shutters and elaborate French drapery to...

Luxury Living

A Taste of the Sweet Life in the Big Apple It’s the backdrop for many movies, the inspiration for Alicia Keys songs and a city synonymous with dreams. But when it comes to living in decadence, it’s so much more than that. From Fifth Avenue to Park Avenue,...

From Flower Power to Botanic Bliss

4 Ways Floral Interior Décor Trends Have Evolved When you hear the phrase “Floral Patterns,” images of your grandmother’s living room may pop into your head. However, floral motifs have actually evolved quite a bit over the last 15 years. So...

A Burst of Spring Splendour

5 Ways to Freshen Up Your Interior Décor this Spring The cold months have had us swaddled up in nubby wool throw blankets and embracing the moody lighting, lounging on the couch with hot cocoa while we binge on Netflix. But spring cleaning is...

Finding Rhythm in Life

Design and Décor Lab sets the pulse at Decorex 2018 What does décor and music have in common? At first glance, nothing. But this didn’t stop Decorex – Africa’s premium design exhibition – from announcing 'Rhythm of Life' as its 2018 theme. “When conceptualising this...

The Décor’s in the Details

5 Ways to Transform Your Home with Accessories If the walls in your home could talk, what would they say? Well, as it turns out, not half as much as the smallest design elements in your home. When it comes to big interior décor statements, it’s clearly the little...

The Velvet Trend

10 Very Good Reasons You Should Be Using Velvet in Your Décor Layered art, textured wall paper, botanicals and Ultra Violet: The biggest interior design trends of 2018 have taken over our homes in any way possible – and we’re loving every moment of it. However, there...

Buying the Perfect Rug

3 Ways to Finding the Right One for You Rugs - It’s a whole new world when you find the right one. They can pull together a room’s design and finish a space to perfection. But choose the wrong one and you can make your home feel awkward or unfinished. Considering how...

Decluttered Decadence

5 Stylish Ideas for a Fabulous Streamlined Home “Less is more” How many times have we heard this motto? But who knew that applying this famous architectural design principle to interior décor could be a very classy choice… Luxury furniture pieces and a professionally...

Picking the Perfect Colour Palette

5 Ways to Get Your Creative Décor Juices Flowing Colours! Colours everywhere! There are an infinite number of physically different wavelengths of light in the visible spectrum. And there are an infinite number of different ways to mix these spectral colours. With so...

Wallpaper That Wows

5 Wallpaper Trends to Stick to This Year For many years the interior décor industry has cringed at the thought of the dated floral prints that lived on every wall of your grandmother's home in the '70s. It was an ugly time, and many people believed that it would be...

Defending the Man Cave

5 Man Caves You Can Build in Your Own Home Interior décor… For years it has been considered a woman’s job to decorate the house in beautiful pastels and flowery motifs. But, for the sake of men everywhere, it’s time to overthrow this stigma. It’s time for men...

Going Green with Your Décor

5 Eco-friendly Ways to Furnish Your Home From plastic bags to chemical products, eco-friendly is a big buzzword these days. But it’s not just about granola and organics. While there are a number of ways in which to go green, making this conscious decision also...

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