“Is it plastic”? This is one of the most common questions 3D printing engineering company SQ4D gets when it comes to 3D printed homes. With the promise of cutting waste, reducing time on site and addressing housing shortages globally, some see 3D printing as the answer to many of the world’s problems. 3D printed homes are here and we share what we know about this...Read More
Home magazines and Pinterest boards may be full of spotless, clutter-free kitchen counters but how is that actually achieved? Doing a ruthless clear-out of your kitchen cupboards and cutting back to the bare minimum is a good option for the modern, minimalist look. A second option is investing in clever, kitchen storage solutions and designs that make the most of your space without...Read More
We all love a tasty, spicy meal in the colder months. South Africa’s rich culture has allowed us to enjoy food from all over the world, and a specific love for curries. With the right ingredients and some secret tips you may have picked up along the way, curry is a celebrated dish in many families all over the country. A good curry is a great achievement for the one in the kitchen,...Read More
The cold should not keep you from enjoying your outside areas. A pergola or patio is a beautiful addition to your garden that should be used throughout the year. You may need to change things up over the colder months and we are going to share just how to do that. We share a few ideas on ho wt stay cosy outdoors.
Outdoor curtains, blinds and drapes add warmth and...Read More
We look at inspiration from all over the world to see what architects and designers are doing in homes. What we seem to see over and over is the commitment to sustainable development and sustainable architecture. Society, in general, is evolving towards environmental commitment and architectural trends, as a collective consciousness.
Beyond Solar Panels
Over the last 15 years,...Read More
Winter in South Africa is cold. Although snow and below zero temperatures are not common, it does not change the fact that our homes were not built for the cold. Unlike our North American and European friends, we don’t have central heating. Our winters are mild in comparison and much shorter, so there is no need for it to begin with. It does however get biting cold in some areas and...Read More
There are two sorts of people, those who had a treehouse as a kid and those who wanted a treehouse. A treehouse is a magical place, here you dream, strategise, hideaway, and forge live long social skills, memories and even relationships. A treehouse says, someone who is truly loved, lives here. The South African climate is ideal for almost year-round play in a treehouse, which...Read More