Are you ready to pour some new energy into revitalizing your home with the latest trends?
If you are feeling a little overwhelmed with all the options available, you can rest assured that our nifty guide will help you choose the perfect solution to match your design preferences. Just check it out below to get started.
Alpine Terrace House is set on a sloping terrace surrounded by mountain ranges, overlooking the Wakatipu Basin in New Zealand’s Southern Alps. Fearon Hay Architects worked to capitalize on the spectacular outlook while shielding residents from the elements. The property is therefore arranged as a cluster of simple rectangular buildings around a courtyard, the perimeter of which provides a sanctuary. The architects explain how the house was conceived as a low profiled retreat, perched in the open landscape. “This project required a sanctuary from which to take in the alpine landscape, one that could engage with a view of mountain ranges to all sides while offering protection from the harsh extremes of an alpine terrace.” Each rectangular box is sheathed in floor-to-ceiling glass, looking out to the mountainous landscape beyond. Both internally and externally, blackened finishes provide a maximum striking contrast to the natural surrounds. On inclement days the external perimeter can be closed off and the courtyard opened, in order to allow movement in and out of the various spaces. On calm days the external perimeter can also be opened, transforming the house into a series of covered spaces open to the mountain vistas.
A leading Durban interior designer driven by the
satisfaction of his clients, Frans Alexander of Frans Alexander Interiors describes
himself as a perfectionist: ‘I’m driven by the result and outcome of each
project. Knowing that I have achieved the desired emotion is what pushes me to
ensure every one of my clients’ experiences the sense of joy design can bring!’
Which major lighting trends will transform our living spaces next year? Creative Director Anita Bloom enlightens us in her Decorex Africa Trend Report 2020.
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Decorex Africa’s Trend Report for 2020 gives us a
teasing glimpse of what to expect from Decorex Durban, Cape Town and Joburg
2020, where designers and manufacturers showcase all the latest trends,
concepts and products that will guide and inspire us. The broad themes
emphasised in the report will be featured in the Mobelli Furniture + Living Trend
House – Urban Living by Design, Insta-Interiors, the Trend Kitchen by Cosentino
and Trend Installations as well as pop-up restaurants, cafés and feature areas
at each show. Make a special note to visit the Lighting by
Design Project, which will showcase exciting lighting trends at all three shows.
Salt of Palmar Hotel is Camille Walala’s first architectural collaboration. Working closely with Mauritian architect John- Francois Adams, Camille has created a Tropical haven reflecting the contrasting worlds of the islands natural landscape and it’s urban sprawl.