Lifestyle / 13.02.2019

Yup, you got it - granny quilts are making a come back and to be honest, we are quite thrilled by this news. Not that we are grannified by any means - but thinking of winter all cosy under a quilt on the couch watching series sounds just heavenly! Quilting is an age old craft and tradition and dates back many centuries when this art form was a main way for our ancestors to keep warm during the harsh Jozi winters, and before home insulation was a thing...

Features, Lifestyle / 18.12.2018

It's almost a New Year, and if - like us - you are looking for some fresh new changes in your life, why not start with your bedroom, it is where you rest and relax, and the latest floral trends from Volpes Linen have us feeling as fresh as a daisy! Think beautiful designs in a myriad of colours, patterns, prints and styles, and not only are florals popping up in accessories, but also in bedroom linen, dramatic wallpapers, curtains to even fun and interesting furniture pieces, as showcased...

Features, Lifestyle / 12.12.2018

If you love to collect beautiful bits and bobs from around the world for your home, or you are an interior decorator looking for some epic pieces for your clients - then you will love to shop at The Storer, which is located in the 44 Stanley Precinct in Milpark. Dynamic and passionate owner, Lisa Storer, travels the globe to bring back some stunning and authentic artisanal crafts from around the globe...

Features, Lifestyle / 12.11.2018

It's that time of year again, and most of us (okay, well we do) tend to clear out and tidy up our homes around the end of the year, getting rid of unwanted items, and also doing a bit of home decorating too. So when we caught up with @home's trend specialist and product developer, Louise Vorster to find out more about what they have on offer, and what the international décor trend's and looks are - we were delighted to see that the fresh green and natural trend...

Lifestyle / 27.09.2018

After an incredible 30 years in the local decor industry, Lynn McAdam, and her company Block & Chisel has established a significant brand at the top end of South African retail and interior design. Her daughter Sue, and son Paul, are now sharing the reigns in this family owned and run business, Paul operationally runs it day to day and Sue heads up the look and feel of the shops. Block & Chisel have featured in many magazines, at trade shows and are a house hold name in South...

Lifestyle / 26.09.2018

If you are looking to create a bit of a mood or lighting difference to your home or work space - then do make sure to check out Streamlight's brand new multi-branded collection, ironically called 'Dark'. Dark introduces a warm and friendly glow of elegance, modernism or artistic creation into your workplace or living space. Streamlight have specialised in the art of illumination over the last 2 decades, and also provide expert guidance for you to achieve your dream aesthetic. They also specialise in lighting layout designs and supplies exclusive,...

Home / 07.09.2018

It's time for a bedroom overhaul, seeing as Spring is finally in the air! Volpes know that feeling so well, that their Spring/Summer collection is literally everything we have ever wanted. If there’s one room in the house that should really reflect your personal style, it’s got to be the bedroom. Globally, bedroom trends are focusing strongly on a look that is both authentic and imperfect, sporting a lived-in feel that speaks of comfort and relaxation. Perfect for the busiest among us, this trend works well with a minimalist,...

Features, Lifestyle / 26.07.2018

Lighting in your home or office is key as we know, and whether it's the warm glow of industrial Edison bulbs and pendant lights to oversized fixtures and geometric angle pieces, 2018 will feature trendy metal finishes and fixtures that are sure to be striking, dramatic, edgy, and retro. Below are 5 trends that Streamlight designer, Brad Kalish says we will see this year - and we like it! Metallic shades Gold, rose gold and brass metallic work well with contemporary décor. Resonating with luxurious jewellery and elegant and feminine features,...

Features, Lifestyle / 03.07.2018

We are thick in the middle of winter, and yet another cold front hit us last night, and to be honest all we can think about here at Sandton Magazine is keeping warm and cozy, but  even though one may be 'blomming' on the couch in a blanket - that is absolutely no excuse to not be doing it in style. Just saying. Well known retail store @home has us google eyed about their 2018 Autumn/Winter Collection. This year, the range carries the key theme of ‘Cosy Comforts’ and...

Features, Home, Lifestyle / 18.07.2017

Interior furniture brand, Coricraft has just released their latest accessory collection showcasing five leading interior trends. [caption id="attachment_1296" align="aligncenter" width="213"] Coricraft has launched their new accessory collection[/caption] The beautiful new collection of accessories from Coricraft is inspired by nature, particularly the elements of Earth and Fire. The range includes velvet scatters, faux fur throws, which is perfect for the colder months, and a variety of mixed material décor items that will bring warmth, excitement and luxury into your home. Gabi Da Silva, Accessories Buyer at Coricraft, explains how best to showcase...