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Habitat Magazine Design Joburg 2019 featuring Rooms on View presented by Sanlam Private Wealth Once again, South Africas best designers, architects and style shapers transform the Sandton Convention Centre into Africas hotspot for the most innovative and covetable interiors. This year, visitors...
Habitat Magazine Passing of Genius I M Pei – 1917-2019 I M Pei, the architect behind iconic buildings globally, including the glass pyramid outside the Louvre in Paris (1989), died aged 102 at his home in Manhattan, NY yesterday 16...
Habitat Magazine ARTS TOWN Riebeek Valley awakens with annual Solo Studios event Solo Studios, an annual event that has firmly made a name for itself on the events calendar, will be taking place in the Riebeek Valley from the 8th to the...
Habitat Magazine Michelin-star Chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen comes home Bornand raised on a farm, first South African Michelin-star Chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen always knew he would one day return to the bush; to the campfires...
Habitat Magazine The new MINI John Cooper Works Clubman and the new MINI John Cooper Works Countryman The British premium car manufacturer MINI presents what is by some measure the most powerful models ever approved for public road use in the brands sixty year history. The...
Habitat Magazine Design Joburg 2019 – Top 5 Must-see Features Back for its third edition, Design Joburg, featuring Rooms on View is presented by Sanlam Private Wealth, and promises to flip the traditional notion of a dcor and design...
Habitat Magazine Mercedes-AMG 53-Series Models: A perfect combination of performance and design Mercedes-AMG is extending its product portfolio with the 53-series models of the CLS, E-Class Coup and E-Class Cabriolet which combine powerful performance with sporting style and...
Habitat Magazine 405kW Jaguar F-PACE SVR now in South Africa Jaguars highest performance SUV, the F-PACE SVR, is now available in South Africa. With 405kW and 680Nm the F-PACE SVR is capable of launching from 0-100km/...
Habitat Magazine Ultimate Townhouse location: Kensington, London | interior design: Susan Knof | photography: David Cleveland Miami-based KNOF Design recently completed a major London commission: the unification of two separate townhouses in Kensington to create...
Habitat Magazine Flexible Legacy location: Bardon, Queensland, Australia | architecture: Shaun Lockyer Architects | interior design: Kalka | photography: Cathy Schusler A palette of sandblasted concrete, spotted gum timber and natural stone creates a robust, warm and...
Habitat Magazine Julia Day Julia Day, interior designer and founder of Generation, returns to Design Joburg featuring Rooms on View with a CoLab stand: For In-Residence the designer is creating a lounge that...
Habitat Magazine J.P. Morgan celebrates Abadali Art Development Programme with exhibition J.P. Morgan unveiled a new exhibition of artworks by South African artists. The Abadali Art Development Programme was launched by the firm in 2018 in an effort to assist...
Habitat Magazine Nandos fires-up a spirited collective of South African Design at Milan Design Week 2019 International food franchise Nandos, which has outlets in over 35 countries, is adding a new item to its menu of exciting social investment projects that accompany the spicy Portuguese-...
Habitat Magazine Handcrafted Perfection Having debuted the reinvented flagship sedan in 2018 – the all-new LS – Lexus is putting an exclamation point on this signature model with the new F Sport. The...
Habitat Magazine Executive chef Guy Bennett to open Gigi Rooftop at Gorgeous George in Cape Town Design HotelsTM will be introducing Gorgeous George, Cape Towns first cool downtown property, to its group in April. Only a select collection of privately owned and run establishments make...
Habitat Magazine Meet 100% Design South Africa’s first feature artist of the year – r1 With large-scale public artworks located anywhere from Azerbaijan to Brighton, the internationally recognised and locally celebrated street artist, r1. is set to be 100% Design South Africas first-...
Habitat Magazine Funke Media Headquarter in Essen, Germany A true exclamation-point! The recently opened headquarter of the international Funke Media Group defines a coherent urban-design ensemble, which – like a well-proportioned body – is articulated...
Habitat Magazine Chef Guido Brambilla – Bocca Born in Milan, Italy, Guido Brambilla studied Business Management and Law in England. Eventually trading his spreadsheets for oven sheets, he enrolled at Le Cordon Bleu London. Rooted in an...
Habitat Magazine Contrast of Form location: Waterfall Country Estate, Midrand | architecture: Louise O Architects | interior design: Tiggs Crozet Interior Design | landscaping: Urbanic Landscaping (Pty) Ltd | photography: Elsa Young On an open piece of land, with...
Habitat Magazine Coastal Opulence location: Hawaan Forest Estate, Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal | architecture: Kevin Lloyd Architects with client | interior design: KLA Architects; client and Baronie Pretorius of Urban Fabric Interior Design | contractor: R and...
Habitat Magazine Adam Schlosberg Gallery owners reckon that the South African art scene is intoxicating currently. Its a period in which the country is producing wildly impressive talent. One of these up-and-...
Habitat Magazine Electrifying I-PACE Jaguar has introduced South Africa to the future of motoring with their first all-electric vehicle (EV), launched together with a rapid public charging network to enable long distance travel...
Habitat Magazine Chef Amber-May Deetlefs – Bobos Brasserie Currently Executive Chef for The Kove Collections array of distinguished hotels, restaurants and bars, Amber-May Deetlefs is an ambitious and talented 29-year-old chef who worked and...
Habitat Magazine Visionary Platform location: Waterfall Country Estate, Midrand | architecture: Studious Architects Derick Brits | interior design: owners Sharon Green Franco & Sergio Franco | photography: Rene Walker Waterfall Country Estate is a recent residential development combining...
Habitat Magazine Elphick Proome Architects – Design for Living Elphick Proome Architects (EPA) is an internationally acclaimed, Durban-based practice with three decades of experience. Led by George Elphick and Nick Proome, 75 talented staff contribute to the studio...
Habitat Magazine La Vinya Villa location: PGA Catalunya, Girona, Spain | architecture: Studio RHE| photography: Roger Casas This new villa is one of a number to be built around the perfected landscape of the PGA Catalunya...
Habitat Magazine Lamborghini Urus – Revolutionary Raging Bull Many have heard the story: Lamborghini Trattori S.p.A., produced tractors from surplus post-WWll military hardware. Then Ferruccio Lamborghini already a successful entrepreneur opted to begin making cars...
Habitat Magazine Trellidor – Redefining the Barrier Trellidor is known for traditional security gates and burglar proofing, but for over eight years the company has been introducing more lifestyle-influenced designs to its range. The first of...
Habitat Magazine CREMA, Tom Dixon & Friends – After Dark. CREMA is thrilled to announce an immersive design experience that takes the pop-up display over to the dark side. Thursday 7 March 2019 will see the official launch of...
Habitat Magazine Introducing Irish Drumshanbo Gunpowder Gin In the province of Connacht in the West of Ireland, on the shores of Lough Allen, at the foothills of Sliabh an Iarainn, lies the tiny rural village of Drumshanbo....
Habitat Magazine British Airways – Freedom Flying The British Airways Executive Club is uncomplicated and free to join on ba.com. Join, and there are immediate benefits from exclusive privileges and rewards (upgrades, hotel stays and car...
Habitat Magazine Kohler’s Components Collection KOHLER is putting the freedom of choice into the hands of South African consumers and specifiers with their latest Components line of interchangeable tap elements. This collection offers a wide...
Habitat Magazine Neolith goes back to the future Neolith, a market leading brand of Sintered Stone, was recently specified for two very special projects as part of the latestUK primetime TVseries, George Clarkes Old House,...
Habitat Magazine Deepest Darkest by Suzaan Heyns & Krisjan Rossouw Opening just ahead of the 2019 Cape Town Art Fair, Deepest Darkest is a boutique contemporary Art Gallery in the historical heritage village of De Waterkant, within the Cape Town...
Habitat Magazine SAA and Nedbank launch world first with the SAA Voyager Cheque Card South African Airways (SAA) Voyager and Nedbank today launched a first in the world – a cheque card which guarantees users to earn air miles per transactional swipe. The SAA...
Habitat Magazine IKEA launches VERALLT collection during Design Indaba Festival Two years ago IKEA teamed up with a group of designers, architects, artists and creatives from five African countries to collaborate around modern urban rituals and the importance they play...
Habitat Magazine Design Indaba Nightscape Design your February diary around Nightscape, an open-hearted public festival of design, creativity and performance that takes place after working hours to make it easier for everyone to attend....
Habitat Magazine Investec – Zero Jeopardy With Investec Life Investecs long-term insurance business Investec Private Banking clients now have exclusive access to the appropriate level of cover for themselves and their families, depending on...
Habitat Magazine Dulux introduces the new LOVE palette Global leader of premium quality paint, Dulux , has curated an earthy, rich palette of stimulating tones called LOVE in its trend forecast for 2019. Every year, the colour specialists at...
Habitat Magazine Caesarstone – Kramerville Design Studio Now Open Perfectly located in the heart of Joburgs design district, the Caesarstone Design Studio provides consumers with an inspirational and experiential space with expert advice and one-on-one service,...
Habitat Magazine Plewman Architects – Game Lodge to Cityscape Nicholas Plewman Architects, based in Johannesburg and having recently opened an office in Stellenbosch, was founded and is directed by Nick Plewman. This architect has combined his life-long passion...
Habitat Magazine Casarredo – Design Distinction Since 1956 Giorgio Collection has been creating a distinguished level of furniture intended for luxury lovers. Currently present in 52 countries, it has become a landmark in the world of...
Habitat Magazine Enza Home – Art Deco Renaissance Enza Home, a concept brand whose products have the strength of Yata Groups years of expertise, meets all expectations of comfort and quality, durability and elegance, affordability and good...
Habitat Magazine California Modern location: Healdsburg, California, USA | architecture: Feldman Architecture | interior design: by clients | photography: Joe Fletcher Forty acres of undeveloped rolling countryside was the site for this modest yet distinctly different build,...
Habitat Magazine Duravit – Oodi Central Library The new Oode (English: ode) central library in downtown Helsinki opened on December 5, 2018, the day before the 101st anniversary of Finlands independence. The parliament building, concert hall,...
Habitat Magazine Radisson Blu – Celebrating Summer Finding cool solace from summers consuming heat is a favourite South African pastime and summer is all about chilled days spent outdoors and even more chilled beverages. When mirages...
Habitat Magazine Design Joburg, featuring Rooms on View announces CoLab designers for 2019. For its third instalment, Media 10s Design Joburg, featuring Rooms on View, is thrilled to announce the 9 designers set to transform the Sandton Convention Centre into the nucleus...
Habitat Magazine Stiles – Super Surfaces This contemporary home in George is an exercise in coastal practicality, in synch with aesthetically considered architecture and interior design. As is often the case, in such environs, finishes are...
Habitat Magazine Poltrona Frau – Auspicious Decades A hundred years after Achilles birth anniversary and 50 years after Pier Giacomos death anniversary, Poltrona Frau wanted to celebrate Castiglioni brothers with the launch of a Limited...
Habitat Magazine Chris Soal – Sticks and stones create a master piece Chris Soal is an award-winning artist living and practicing in Johannesburg, South Africa. Using found materials as the departure point for his works, Soals sculptural and spatial approach...
Habitat Magazine L’Abysse – Perfect Synchronicity LAbysse in Paris has been awarded with its first prestigious Michelin star. Designed by gallerist and artist Laurence Bonnel, the decor echoes the delicate Japanese-inspired cuisine of Michelin...
Habitat Magazine Gorgeous George on St Georges Mall Gorgeous George, a new cool downtown hotel in the heart of Cape Town, will officially open in March this year. Created out of two beautifully restored heritage buildings, its...
Habitat Magazine Willowlamp – The Love Clovers Part of Adam Hoets most recent range of pendants and chandeliers, the Love Clover collection is a whimsical take on the striking similarity between the silhouette of a clover and...
Habitat Magazine Design Indaba – Most Beautiful Object in SA This February, the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa will be decided by public vote. The polls officially opened on Friday 25 January 2019 and members of the public can...
Habitat Magazine Woodbender introduces the Cala Last year Woodbender was inspired to bring you the Malmo after noticing that low backrest seating was becoming increasingly popular. In 2018 theyve adapted the Malmo and are now...