This is a Johannesburg home, located on a suburban golf estate, in Africa. The home’s visual success is due to its perfectly balanced application of earthy textures against high-gloss finishes, and raw material against refined elements.
“The Brief”, says Rudolph van der Meulen of Nico van der Meulen Architects,, “was to create a stylish family home wit... more »
The second story of this form-meets-function beach house acts as a sleeping nook and family room, inspired by the concept of a breath of fresh air. Behind the white flowing curtains are built in beds each adorned with a nautical reading light and built-in hideaway niches. The space is light and airy with painted gray floors, all white walls, old rustic beams and headers, wood p... more »
The Victorian heritage of this landmark property in Hawthorn provides inspiration for the classic modern interior scheme. A palette of black and white is complemented by the use of Calacutta Marble, mirrored surfaces and dark stained timbers. Classic furnishings and light fittings are given a modern twist.