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Good living

Good living

Discover ideas, products & inspiration
for living well.
The things that make home feel so much
more comfortable, and that make life
feel more interesting, rich and full.
Including wins giveaways and
reader invitations – just for you.

The Metal of the Moment

Black has always been one of my favourite colours. The colour resonates in many of our products, but the black metal trend is hardly new. In fact, medieval nobility were the first to use wrought iron as decorative accents in their homes. […]

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The Sartorially Inclined Anatolians Are Here

  • 16 March 2015    
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A collection of modern heirlooms for your floor with a sartorially inclined elegance that ups the ante.

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Still Life With Natural History

  • 24 February 2015    
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This Alpine ski lodge is evidence of a renewed fascination with objects steeped in a natural history. Collections of bone, horns, antlers, skulls and found objects such as these remind me of the plains and the outback, bush and bundu.

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Fire. Earth. Water. Air.

  • 16 February 2015    
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Look what Portugal has brought to the table now. A style of stoneware that speaks of that era of robust honesty. Nothing trying too hard to be anything but useful, strong and beautifully formed. Good values, those.

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Ola Portugal

  • 15 February 2015    
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Blue, white and natural all over. A look that defines the height of summer and the space to just be. When it’s thirty in the shade, and the pages of your book curl up to the sun, this kind of cottage feels like the natural place to be. Rustic charm in huge abundance.

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Elle Decoration Trends Issue

  • 4 February 2015    
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The story of our Cape Town apartment, as told in pictures by Elle Decoration in their latest Trends issue, which is also their 100th.

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Bom Dia! Sangria Verde

  • 31 January 2015    
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A refreshing take on the classic Spanish – Portuguese summer fruit punch, all this Sangria Verde needs is a nice hot day. As we head into Feb, keep the recipe close at hand and bring out your lab jars, carafes and Portuguese ceramic pitchers to make it pukka.

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A Philosophy Of Palette

  • 18 January 2015    
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A snapshot of eternal elegance, in ivory and charcoal, black and white. Cool, calm and devoutly disciplined.

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Our Year In Pictures

  • 30 December 2014    
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It feels great to be able to pay tribute to the year with a visual summary of images. This is a snapshot of our world in 2014, captured so eloquently by our photographic team. These are some all-time favourites. Twelve of them.

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That’sThe Spirit

  • 23 December 2014    
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Are you chopping nuts, whitewashing the guest cottage, stacking beach towels and piling up the fire wood? Feet up yet? Not really? Get into the spirit of things this way.

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