Suppliers of natural stone and porcelain tiles WOMAG suggest simple and inspiring improvements to transform your home’s outside entertaining spaces.

3 TIPS TO REFRESH YOUR HOME’S OUTDOOR HAVEN

Getting your home ready for summer? Although you probably don’t need to do a complete makeover, there are several improvements you could consider to transform your home’s outside spaces into an entertaining-ready summer haven. (more…)

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How does your shower actually work? And what exactly does a ketchup bottle have to do with shower heads? Who better to ask than the engineers at GROHE’s research and development department?

THE INNER LIFE OF SHOWER HEADS

You might not realise it, but the inside of a shower head has much more inside than the outside might lead you to suspect. Depending on the model, there is a lot of different technology built in — gears, small moving parts, valves, seals, rockers, etc. For a shower with just one spray pattern, the […]

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Introducing the BIBO bar: your instant, all-in-one, kettle, water cooler and filter.

THE “NOT ONLY, BUT ALSO” MUST-HAVE KITCHEN ACCESSORY

A weird headline, we know. But allow us to elaborate. You see, the product we are about to introduce you to, the product we know will change not only your kitchen but also your life, is a product with so many “also’s”, it truly does do it all. (more…)

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Christoph Malan, director at Johannesburg-based Co-Arc International Architects, says we are entering a new phase in the history of African architecture.

AFRICA’S NEW WAVE ARCHITECTURE

By: Christoph Malan We are entering a new phase in the history of African architecture. A period defined by African architects who are moved by cultural nuances and societal needs, and who draw heavily on the very roots of architecture across the continent. (more…)

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Sol Plaatje University, Kimberley, by Savage + Dodd Architects, was among the projects shortlisted for the recent 2019 International Urban Project Award held recently at the BAU Congress China in Shanghai.

SAVAGE + DODD ARCHITECTS SHORTLISTED FOR 2019 INTERNATIONAL URBAN PROJECT AWARD

The building at Sol Plaatje University, Kimberley, by local architecture firm Savage + Dodd Architects was among the projects shortlisted for the recent 2019 International Urban Project Award held recently at the BAU Congress China in Shanghai. Also shortlisted was Drivelines Studios in Maboneng, Johannesburg, designed by New York-based architecture studio LOT-EK. (more…)

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A restaurant kitchen is as much an engine room as a theatre of food. How can you incorporate the best of both worlds?

ATTENTION TO KITCHEN DESIGN DETAIL

Restaurant kitchens today are not too dissimilar from domestic kitchens: they are stages for engaging the diner in the preparation and theatre of food. However, a restaurant kitchen is more an engine room than an aesthetic space. So how does a designer incorporate the best of both worlds? (more…)

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The winners of the 27th annual PG Bison 1.618 Education Initiative were recently announced at a gala event at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg.

PG BISON 1.618 EDUCATION INITIATIVE 2019 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Proudly South African wood panel manufacturer PG Bison has been running the 1.618 Education Initiative for 27 years. The winners of the 2019 edition were recently announced at a gala event at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg. (more…)

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Modern African manufacturer Belgotex, has launched a collection of luxury vinyl tiles, the fastest growing flooring category in the world.

BELGOTEX REVEALS A NEW LUXURY VINYL STATEMENT

Modern African manufacturer Belgotex, has launched a collection of LVT flooring that visits all corners of the world without taking anything away from these places of wonder – except inspiration. (more…)

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Maizey Plastics (Pty) Ltd has announced the launch of a new online store, initially catering for “business to consumer” transactions with full “business to business” integration planned for the next phase.

MAIZEY PLASTICS NOW ONLINE

Maizey Plastics (Pty) Ltd offer the most comprehensive range of Engineering and Industrial Plastics, Machined Components, Signage and Glazing materials, Large Format Digital Print Media, Aluminium Sign Systems and Point of Purchase components to industry in Southern Africa. (more…)

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Bouwer Serfontein, Director: Europe of NEW URBAN architects and urban designers, unpacks urban design and architectural factors essential to establishing and maintaining sustainable farming.

URBAN DESIGN TO PRESERVE OUR AGRICULTURAL ECONOMY

Agriculture is a hugely important factor in South Africa’s economic development. Our farming communities are part of South Africa’s culture, and our future, creating food security, job creation and community upliftment. (more…)

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