Cover Story.

I know you're not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but nothing beats a great book that ALSO happens to be good looking. These covers caught my eye before I turned the first page and luckily, most of them have turned out to be beautiful both inside and outside... View Article

Houses of Oranjezicht.

Last year I moved out of home for the first time. I was lucky enough to land in the beautiful suburb of Oranjezicht - which is the perfect combination of the leafy suburb life i was used to and the cool towny life i was looking for. But one of my favourite parts of living in Oranjezicht is the beautiful homes that can be found on every block. I took a stroll around the neighbourhood and captured my favourite facades, gates and gables. View Article

Book of the week: Pheromone by Christopher Marley

Christopher Marley's graceful arrangements of jewel like arthropods and delicate butterflies transform the world of insects into stunning works of art. His keen eye for design combines with his entomological passion to produce mesmerizing kaleidoscopic bug mandalas and striking up-close-and-personal single insect portraits. These photographs present the insects in their natural state, none of the images are digitally enhanced. View Article

Saint Verde Succulent’s Sale

Saint Verde is a beautiful nursery in the Natal Midlands specializing in all types of succulent's and agaves. To make space in their greenhouses before winter, they are having a huge sale on the 27th and 28th April. This is the perfect time to buy plants in bulk to fill spaces in the garden, create living walls and rock gardens or just to add a few new varieties to your potted collection. Don't miss this once off opportunity to find a bargain or even just take a stroll through the garden and enjoy the scenery.

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Colour Festival Durban

This past weekend was the Colour Festival Durban, held at the Gateway Wavehouse. Hundreds of people gathered to listen to DJ's and hurl packets of powdered paint at each other. The event is Inspired by the Hindu Holi festival of colour held in Feb/March each year in India and other countries with large Indic diaspora populations. It looked like serious fun and made for some great pictures (photos by Luca Barausse photography)
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Book of the week: Sanderson by Mary Schoeser

For 150 years Sanderson has been in the vanguard of every significant movement in European decorative arts, from Arts and Crafts and Art Deco to 1980's country house style and the vibrant interiors of the 21st century, shaping a distinctively English type of decoration beloved throughout the world. Sanderson started out as a company producing and designing wallpapers and these are some designs from their archives... View Article

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