December 2013 diary
Finally a time to kickback and relax, soak up the sun or party till the break of dawn! Whether it be good food and wine, artisan wares or art, in Cape Town, Johannesburg or Durban, we’ve got you covered.
'Tis the season for finding a couch and impersonating a potato - while you page through the new Summer VISI 69, of course. Well, we've lost our hearts to these delightful patchwork Bokja sofas that bring together vintage and contemporary.
10 things you need for a festive table
Don’t let all the effort you’ve gone to with the food go to waste by presenting it on a lacklustre table setting this festive season. Entertaining is all about engaging every sense – from smell to sight. Here are the top 10 festive table must-haves.
Last chance to win a Delft-inspired party pack
Ease yourself into the glorious season of friends, family and entertaining with this delightful Delft-inspired table setting by Karen Kelly from Lovilee. To get you in the mood, we are also giving away a R500 party pack of goodies for you to try at home.
Let there be light
Pretoria architect Thomas Gouws created an illuminated mix of old and in this dramatic, yet simple, Highveld home.
Local lifestyle store Weylandts has recently spread the Mzansi magic to down under by opening their first international store in Abbotsford, Melbourne. Weylandts has also launched its new summer catalogue right here in SA.
Keeping it in the country
Designing weekend houses on country estates can be a major challenge. We asked two architects how they worked within strict guidelines yet still managed to create these family holiday homes.