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An eye for Luxury

An eye for Luxury We’re beyond excited about the recent launch of David Muirhead’s all-in-one showroom and events studio, Fine Living, in Joburg’s Parkmore. Not only does the space house a luxurious collection of furniture and homeware accessories handpicked by David, it also opens up as an intimate, high-tech and multifunctional events venue. Fine living [...]

Past Perfect

Past Perfect Face-lifting a beauty from a bygone era Text Sarah Buitendach Styling Leana Schoeman Photographs David Ross Parktown North might be one of Johannesburg’s most sought-after suburbs, but it wasn’t all that long ago that the jacaranda- and oak-lined streets of this pretty enclave were tracts of open farmland and undeveloped acres. If the [...]

Renovation #2

Renovation #2 PAST PERFECT Challenge: To provide a Jo'burg beauty from a bygone era with an elegant face-lift Page 59 John Houliston and Patrick Henry in the lounge of their renovated Parktown North Home. Interior designer David Muirhead used lots of stripes in the decor as they 'really epitomize casual chic'. Page 60 A tiled [...]

The slow lane

The slow lane A comfortable bolt hole in Montagu For a South African hotel-industry executive based in Dubai,whose adult children are scattered from London to Melbourne, there’s no better place for spirited family reunions or a muchneeded spell of R&R than at a warm and inviting farm-style house in the Little Karoo hamlet of Montagu. [...]

The Slow Lane

The Slow Lane An international family's fast-paced life eases into neutral at their elegantly comfortable bolt hole in Montague in the Western Cape. Page 52 Richard in his Mustang 1968 convertible. The house, once two halls, was converted into a generously proportioned two-bedroom home by SA artist Clive Biden. Interior Architectural Designer David Muirhead describes [...]
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