New & Exciting
The first time you got to try your hand at decorating was most probably in your bedroom during your teenage years, when your budget more than likely didn’t allow for more than a couple of flea-market rock band posters and, if you had accommodating parents, your own choice of bed linen.
Just about everyone has a single feature item in their home that they are especially proud of. It could be a beautifully crafted piece of antique furniture, or a skillfully restored fireplace. Or a magnificent chandelier – what the thing is is not necessarily important. What is, is the effect of that particular piece on the space it inhabits.
The Light Side of Life
There is a lot to be said for the way that light and lighting can affect the way in which a space is percieved, received and utilised. In this article, we’ll take an indepth look at the role of lights and lighting in our everyday lives, touching on both the practical and the aesthetic aspects.
Inside Cape Town’s Bassa Gallery
When Bassa Aspinall opened the Bassa Gallery in 2015, he needed a lighting system as bright and as carefully crafted as his monumental paintings. we visited the gallery in Claremont to meet the artist and learn a little about the art of lighting art.
5 Lighting Trends for 2017
We round up the top lighting trends for 2017, from bold pendants to vintage Edison lamps.
Creative Crush: Ink Design Lab
The duo behind ink design lab, a Joburg-based architecture, interior, furniture and product design company, explore what inspires them, share trends on the horizon and offer industry insights.