Design

Whether to ward off spirits, bugs or boring design, blue ceilings are a staple of the South

The lore behind the tradition - and designer paint picks

Make a statement in a room through its 'fifth wall': The ceiling

Paint, wallpaper, and molding can soothe, amuse or simply draw the eye

Where to buy antique furniture

Four of the best local stores to find antique furniture for your home

Defining Beauty-MBOISA 2019

It’s election time: Vote for the country’s fittest design

Interior designer Jen Jones offers a sneak peak into her glam home

A Spanish style townhouse in Hillcrest, Durban, gets the designer treatment, as popular designer trades up and scales down

PolkaPants for stylish chefs

Meet Maxine Thompson, the chef-cum-designer behind the first tailored chef trousers for women

Li Edelkoort’s 2020 Vision

Design Indaba 2019 will soon return with the best design and fashion creations and, renowned trend forecaster Li Edelkoort on how home interiors will embrace colour like never before in 2020

An artist on the cutting edge

Lucio Fontana is the subject of a rare retrospective at the Met Breuer in New York

The Most Popular Paint Colors: 2009 Vs. 2019

The #10yearchallenge, paint edition

The Modern Country House

A tour of the perfect family holiday home nestled in the Franschhoek Valley

Seashell Decor for the Modern Age

A trend we never expected to like, yet here we are

The best global exhibitions to see in 2019

A roundup of must-see exhibitions for the year ahead—from a major Dior exhibition in London to Afrofuturism in Cape Town and the 100th anniversary of Bauhaus

Lady Grey’s up & coming botanical artist

An exclusive interview with local visual artist and illustrator, Willie Schlechter

Calling all creatives, these are 2019’s biggest design trends

We gaze into the short-term future of design and graphics to reveal the biggest creative trends of 2019. Hint: it’s all about nostalgia

Throw Pillows That Look More Like Soft Sculptures

These bedside buddies are as creative as they are cuddly