Design

Going, going, gone for a song

Going, going, gone for a song

An art auction with a twist, making a difference and making art accessible

Surfboard Yellow, Gentleman's Gray, Mizzle: How do paint companies name their hues?

Surfboard Yellow, Gentleman's Gray, Mizzle: How do paint companies name their hues?

Simple descriptive words - bright pink, light blue - used to be enough. Now brands want consumers to "connect" with their colours

The Colour Trends We’ll Be Seeing in 2020

The Colour Trends We’ll Be Seeing in 2020

Sherwin-Williams has just announced its forecast, which includes 45 hues divided into five themes

Design Joburg 2019: Q&A with H&G’s partner designer Nelson Kubheka

Design Joburg 2019: Q&A with H&G’s partner designer Nelson Kubheka

We chat to Nelson Kubheka about his CoLab feature at the show

5 reasons why you need to visit Design Joburg 2019

5 reasons why you need to visit Design Joburg 2019

Here are some of the must-see features at this year’s Design Joburg, featuring Rooms on View 2019

David Adjaye Used Ghanian Mud to Design the Pavilion at the Venice Art Biennale

David Adjaye Used Ghanian Mud to Design the Pavilion at the Venice Art Biennale

The starchitect speaks about the origins of the pavilion and where he plans to go next with his idea

Laduma Ngxokolo to headline 100% Design SA 2019

Laduma Ngxokolo to headline 100% Design SA 2019

The dynamic designer is renowned for his vibrant street-cum-craft knitwear brand Maxhosa, that has put the immediately recognisable Xhosa aesthetic on the world map

Why more contemporary artists are collaborating with fashion designers

Why more contemporary artists are collaborating with fashion designers

The line between art and fashion has become blurrier as more artists embrace fashion as a means of reaching a wider audience

Salone Del Mobile 2019

Salone Del Mobile 2019

The 12 Most-Talked About Design Happenings During Salone Del Mobile 2019

Scenic wallpaper murals now more accessible than ever

Scenic wallpaper murals now more accessible than ever

The newfound accessibility of scenics helps homeowners solve a variety of routine design problems

Light, Space, Life

Light, Space, Life

Leading architectural practice SAOTA is running an insightful exhibition in Switzerland

Turmeric is the next big colour trend

Turmeric is the next big colour trend

The Paris design shows proved it’s time to pay attention to the earthy hue

The Chesterfield Sofa 2.0

The Chesterfield Sofa 2.0

Today’s designs play with proportion, colours and textures, while still incorporating traditional design elements

Are IoT devices putting our homes at risk?

Are IoT devices putting our homes at risk?

The luxury of living in a tech advanced home could become a safety risk due to the rapid introduction of IoT devices

Architectural Dream

Architectural Dream

Surprising spaces and raw textures up the ante in this home on the Atlantic Seaboard