Dream Big with Beautiful Headboards

Luxurious Interior Design Inspiration from Around the World When it comes to decorating a bedroom, the bed is often considered the focal point. The room's entire décor is typically focused around this one piece of furniture. However, if your bed is the creative...

Style, Splendour and Spring Décor

The Colours, Designs and Materials Adorning Our Homes in Spring 2017 The birds are singing, flowers are blooming, and our days are already filled with beautiful weather. With Spring upon us, many of us are performing our yearly Spring-cleaning rituals and perhaps...

The Cornerstone of Elegance

3 Reasons You Should Choose a Custom-made Corner Sofa There’s the beautifully crafted coffee table, the carpet imported from Turkey, and the handmade throw that just oozes luxury with every detail. It all seems perfect, but… Just like most people decorating their...

A Royal Extravaganza

Design and Décor Lab WOWs crowds at Decorex 2017 Fashionable fabrics, inspired interiors and wall-to-wall trendsetting décor: What else can one expect from South Africa’s premier décor, design and lifestyle exhibition? This year, at Gallagher Convention Centre from 9...

Executive Luxury

3 Things to Consider when Designing Your CEO’s Office Millennials have infiltrated our workspaces, and with it their modern expectations and demands. These days, the happiness and comfort of employees have become integral in the planning of a company’s design and...

Sweet Dreams and Luxury Décor

3 Ways to Make Your Bedroom à la Mode Master Bedrooms, Guest Rooms, Kids’ Rooms, and Teens’ Rooms… An old adage tells us to spend our money where we spend our time. Since most people spend about a third of their lives in bed, it’s no surprise then that the bedroom is...

Decorex 2017

Making Your Space a Living Dream It’s out with the old, and in with the beautiful. And, as the borders blur between work and home life, there's a strong desire to bring luxurious nature back into our homes. As leaders in the...

5 Star Luxury Lodging

How to Create an Extravagant Experience for Your Guests What you see is what you get, and if seeing is believing, it’s easy to understand why interior design and décor is the first thing guests look at when deciding on accommodation. From rethinking room...

The Finest Wining and Dining

Custom Furniture Inspiration for Your Dining Room Homework, work at home, and even those arduous family talks about where you will be vacationing this year; the dining room has long since given up its real function to island kitchens and ottomans in front of the TV....

Beautiful Blinds

5 Luxurious Trends for 2017 From intricate and luxurious wooden shutters and damask weaves to minimalistic neutrals and Asian-inspired slats. As fashion has changed over the centuries, so has our taste in window coverings. Blinds can make a huge impact on your home....

iDesign in Your Home

How to Fuse Technology into Luxury Interior Design Imagine walking into the kitchen in the morning; the thermostat adjusts to the optimal heat for your comfort, and your cup of coffee has just been made… We’ve come a long way from flipping through endless paint and...

Velours de Luxe

The Decadence of Velvet Curtains It’s sumptuous. It’s luxurious. It was often used by European royalty and nobility during the 16th and 17th centuries.  It also has that feel of Hollywood regency, but still works well in any modern home… Velvet Drapes. While an...

Cuddle, Nuzzle and Bundle Up

Warm Up with the DDL Design & Décor Lab Winter Sale Winter: it’s bleak and brisky, the mornings are dark and foreboding, the frost takes forever to melt, and it’s freezing outdoors… So why not cosy up your home with warm woods, intimate designs and comfortable windows...

Luxury Living

Extravagant homes with lavish interiors. Welcome to the first edition of Design and Décor Lab’s Luxury Living, as we travel to homes across the world, bringing you insights and inspiration from luxurious interior designs for your own abode. First on the list: South...

Make a GREAT Impression with Your Reception

It may be a cliché, but it’s true that you never get a second chance to make a good first impression. Potential clients can make up their minds about your company within milliseconds of walking through your door, making it vital for you to make them feel welcome and...

Tailored Furniture to Suit Your Needs

Fitted Furniture: They say that your style should match your ambition, and that a man in a suit always shines brighter. Investing in tailored threads gives you a number of benefits, including fit, quality and exclusivity. Here are 3 reasons why you can expect the same...

Colour Psychology in Retail Design

Have you ever noticed the wide arrangement of colours that different retail stores have? Have you ever noticed the wide arrangement of colours that different retail stores have? Have you ever noticed the wide arrangement of colours that different retail stores have?...

Ottoman Cubes that add Luxury and Leisure to Your Home

It’s a footrest. It’s a coffee table. It’s extra storage when you need it. In the case of ‘Beauty and the Beast’, it’s an eager-to-please furniture-type puppy. Even before the 18th century, ottoman cubes were functional and versatile décor pieces used to add a sense...

2017’s HOTTEST WINTER DÉCOR COLOURS

It’s that time of the year again where we see new trends and must-have pieces that we can't wait to update our homes with. But how do you warm up your home this Winter? That’s easy! Reinvigorate your décor with pops of this season's trendiest colours. Pantone, the...

WARM UP YOUR HOME WITHOUT TURNING UP THE HEAT

As the temperatures drop, and winter sneaks its head into our homes, more and more people are turning to their electric heaters for warmth and comfort, costing you a pretty penny just to stay cozy. However, the transition into winter is the perfect opportunity to make...

5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INTERIOR DESIGNERS

Hiring a professional isn't for everyone, but if you’ve decided to take that extra step in truly transforming your home, here are some things we’d like you to know about Interior Décor professionals: We like to communicate The best designs come from open communication...

WINTER WARMERS FOR YOUR HOME

As the temperature dips lower, and winter makes itself noticed in your home, you might feel the urge to create a more comfortable and intimate atmosphere. However, welcoming winter in style doesn’t have to be a grueling task. Adding cushions is a simple, convenient...

DESIGN IN PRINCIPLE

Some people are born with a great eye for decorating. Others need a little more help when designing the inside of their homes. Drawing on aspects of environmental psychology, architecture and products, interior designers have to analyse pragmatic information,...

1,2,3 Ways

To Bring Your Living Room Back to Life From Hollywood blockbusters and fairytales, to urban legends and myths: they say that “Good things come in threes”. However, a limited time and budget can make a full living room make-over seem far from a fantasy adventure. So,...

8 Trade Secrets to Choosing Furniture

Your home is your solace from the stresses of the outside world, and decorating it is a great way to bring out your creativity. However, buying furniture for the sake of buying it could be an expensive mistake. Choosing furniture requires...

From Bedroom to Boudoir

Your bedroom is a place of relaxation and solace away from your busy life, so you want it to be a room that draws you in with its colours, textures and lighting. After all, this is where you get your beauty sleep. However, when you’ve been staring at your lacklustre...

The Art of Accessorising

As the seasons change, so do the trends. However, when decorating your home, getting the colour of your walls right doesn’t always mean you’ve hit the nail on the head. When designing or decorating, it’s important to pay attention to the details, as they make the...

Beautify Your New Home with Luxurious Interior Design

Starting afresh can be a wonderful time to realise your dream of injecting more luxury into your life. A new home offers a blank canvas on which to paint the perfectly decorated interior picture you’ve been mulling over for so long. And if you haven’t got a clue on...

Luxury Redecorating Guidelines

Part of the responsibility that comes with owning a luxurious home means you will need to keep it looking sparkling clean and presentable all the time, and that translates to a huge amount of effort. However, to stay on top of domestic chores and pull things off in...

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