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Playful Ideas in Art, Reflection & Subtle Linking

Playful Ideas in Art, Reflection & Subtle Linking

Smac Studio and Van Rooijen Meyers Architects combine to craft a home of considered detail and refinement, capturing the personalities of those who live there. This is the third project that SMAC Studios and client have worked on together and is a double-storey duplex...

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Be Transported into a Rich & Emotional World Anchored in a Spiritual Language Spoken Through Artefacts Belonging to a Lineage of Ancestors

Be Transported into a Rich & Emotional World Anchored in a Spiritual Language Spoken Through Artefacts Belonging to a Lineage of Ancestors

The Seabranano and Seabrina installation comprises a myriad of inherited objects, heirlooms, organic matter and curiosities composed inside cabinets as an intimate echo of the artist’s family. ‘The feminine plays a very important role in this exhibition,’ says artist...

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All About Creating Vistas: Pitlochry House Captures the Essence of Contemporary Living

All About Creating Vistas: Pitlochry House Captures the Essence of Contemporary Living

Fabian Architects and Make Studio (FAMA) were recently contracted to breathe new life into this home in Bakoven, Cape Town through an intervention that culminated in a complete renovation and an extension. The project saw the existing home transformed from an old and...

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Clay, Concrete, Plaster, Earth, & Flora: Up & Coming Thai Artist’s Pieces Explore the Intersection Between the Natural World & the Man-Made Structures Inside It

Clay, Concrete, Plaster, Earth, & Flora: Up & Coming Thai Artist’s Pieces Explore the Intersection Between the Natural World & the Man-Made Structures Inside It

San Francisco-based multimedia artist Sasinun (“Sasi”) Kladpetch is carving out a name for herself in the art and design world. At the kinetic intersection where SoMa, Union Square and Tenderloin converge, the LINE HOTEL SF aims to reflect the complex history,...

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Give Your Full Potential Permission to Beat to the Tunes of Natural Luxury, Safety & Community on a Lush Estate: Living Your Dream

Give Your Full Potential Permission to Beat to the Tunes of Natural Luxury, Safety & Community on a Lush Estate: Living Your Dream

Are you comfortable where you are at the moment, or are you home?  Your happiness is tremendously influenced by the lifestyle you choose and it should be well considered. To live the life you aspire to, surrounded by like-minded people, The Eye of Africa Golf &...

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Melding the Mirror of Scientific Observation with Her Artistic License: Ronél de Jager’s Work Interprets Transformational Qualities as Core in All Matter

Melding the Mirror of Scientific Observation with Her Artistic License: Ronél de Jager’s Work Interprets Transformational Qualities as Core in All Matter

Ronél de Jager’s chat with habitat kicks off cross-legged on her living room couch, the artist’s three-year-old daughter Nova has just had a bath and is curled up on her mother’s lap and about to go to bed. Two minutes later: Great, Nova found the puzzles in the...

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The Reawakening of a Jacques Couëlle Masterpiece: The Iconic Hotel Cala Di Volpe in Sardinia

The Reawakening of a Jacques Couëlle Masterpiece: The Iconic Hotel Cala Di Volpe in Sardinia

  A hotspot in the 60s and 70s, adored by Prince Karim Aga Khan, it was a mythical meeting place for the jet-set. James Bond even stopped there in The Spy Who Loved Me. The interior design agency Moinard Bétaille has completed a sensitive and poetic renovation of...

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Handcrafted Light Sculptures & Outdoor Furniture Made For Any Environment

Handcrafted Light Sculptures & Outdoor Furniture Made For Any Environment

  With a big-picture view on the impact of design – in several of its manifestations – Studio Lloyd’s staff talks to habitat about hero materials, the importance of working together as a team, going with the flow via turning points, the idea of bringing meaning...

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