Farm-style fine dining at Spier’s Eight
Three hundred hectares of farmland, incorporating beautiful gardens and a combination of old Cape Dutch and contemporary architecture, makes for a perfect micro-retreat, only 45 minutes drive from the Cape Town city centre.
Home is home, work is work
By having separate entrances to her home and shop, Des Armstrong successfully juggles her personal and professional spaces – something she’s managed to do in different incarnations for more than 20 years.
Plant a Home
Nature has moved indoors in more ways than one, and it’s for keeps, it seems. With LikLik’s Home Aquaponics System, goldfish keep company with coriander, while MossCo’s marvellous moss has occupied interior walls.
If, a year ago, you’d have stepped onto the site of the Oranjezicht City Farm (OZCF), located on an abandoned bowling green between Sidmouth Avenue and Upper Orange Street, it would’ve been hard to imagine what it is today...
Design is for everyone
Housing in rapidly growing cities remains one of the battlegrounds of our time, not just in South Africa but also across the developing world. We investigate four innovative African solutions.
Our girl in Paris
We’re so proud of local design talent Mia Widlake, who’ll be jetting off to Paris in September to show her latest creations at Maison et Objet. And who would have thought it all originated from a simple little tea towel?