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Figure Study – David Muirhead

David Muirhead The Joburg interior designer juggles projects ranging from boutique hotels to chic residences with running a store and a super stylish events venue. We do the number crunching 5200 The number of crystals sourced and handpicked from various suppliers in Paris for this bespoke crystal chandelier, designed in South Africa for a hotel. [...]

A One-man Show

A one-man SHOW Although quite different in style, these Jo'burg bachelors' homes all feature on-trend interiors In terms of location and size, this 100m2 two-bedroomed apartment in Sandhurst, Jo’burg met the needs of the businessman owner perfectly. But it had a boxy layout that felt cramped. “The arrangement of spaces didn’t work for the owner [...]

Country Classic

Country Classic Imbued with a relaxed Highveld country charm, this spacious Bryanston home is the perfect retreat for its busy young family. Who lives here: Events planner Debbie O'Flaherty, her husband Patrick and their three young sons. The house: A substantially renovated four­bedroom double­storey home, with a separate home office. When Let’s Celebrate events planner [...]

More For Less

More For Less Stretch your budget with these decorators’ tried and tested tips DAVID MUIRHEAD Change the lampshades Standing lamps and table lamps really help create the right mood in a room. Lampshades like this one can be custom made to add character to a base. Here, we used a less expensive fabric, Honeycomb in [...]

Warm welcome

Warm welcome Tsogo Sun has continued its seemingly non-stop, against-all-economic odds takeover of the SA hospitality industry with its acquisition of the old Grace Hotel in Rosebank, Johannesburg. Renamed 54 on Bath, the hotel officially opened to the public on 10 July, and the staff (from the desk managers down to the servers at breakfast) [...]

Home Design: Trends and Tips

Home Design: Trends and Tips Whether your décor vibe is the past or the future,a professional eye can give it a fresh edge. Hilary Prendini Toffoli gets a few pointers. David Muirhead David Muirhead Muirhead started coordinating fabrics and furniture when he was a child and now has a Jozi-based décor company with his sister [...]
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