OUT OF AFRICA

Design With an Attitude

The colors of Africa are as warm as the climate itself. Perhaps the most iconic design influence of Africa is the animal print. Founded by Gary Player , who hails from South Africa, the group provides golf course design, real estate services, and more. The furniture style of Africa is simple and elegant with a splash of rugged and rustic. Texture is key to capturing the feeling of Africa, as well as a dramatic contrast in pattern and color. Decorative Accents.

Majestic Residence in South Africa Pours the Exotic Landscape Inside

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Majestic Residence in South Africa Pours the Exotic Landscape Inside . Architecture › Majestic Residence in South Africa Pours the Exotic Landscape Inside . Located in the Eden Rock Coastal Forest Estate on the southern coast of Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa, this recently completed home was imagined by Metropole Architects. Private Residence in South Africa Surrounded by a Magnificent Landscape. Serene Home at The Foot of Table Mountain, South Africa.

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Avente Tile Talk: Great Floor Designs with Rustic Cement Tile Pavers

Tile Talk

These pavers have the rich look of classic clay bisque tiles that have been used in Spain, the Mediterranean, and northern Africa for centuries. A few square formats also include clipped corners to accommodate decorative accent tiles. decorative tile. Decor Girl. Tuesday, November 20, 2012. Great Floor Designs with Rustic Cement Tile Pavers. Project Pick: Durable, Rustic Spanish Pavers Offer Time-Tested Look.

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Reader’s poll names Kiano as tile product of the year

Diary of a Tile Addict

Inspired by Africa’s diversity, Kiano features a mix of calm and lively elements. The sandy white matt wall tiles, available in 300 by 600mm and 350 by 1,000mm, create a discreet frame for decorative components such as Chess; a 100 by 100mm mosaic mounted on 300 by 300mm sheets.

Home Organizers that Add Color to Your Space

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image: Africa Studio / Shutterstock. Then you stand them on one end and put colorful decorative accents in them. It’s a fun idea for when you need to organize your decorations in a space. Image: Africa Studio / Shutterstock. Bathroom Bedroom Decorating Ideas Cleaning & Organizing Design and Decorate Living SpacesIf you love bright color, you’re probably always looking for ways to add shots of bold color into your home.

Summer Spaces: 7 Ways to Update Your Home for Summer

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

After a long winter, you might have candles, holiday decor, papers and other stuff simply cluttering up your home. Plants don’t only serve up a fresh outlook on decor; they actually make the air in your home cleaner. Image: New Africa/Shutterstock. Decorating Ideas Design and Decorate Learning Center Design & Decor summer decorating summer homeWe hope you like the products we recommend.

Back to Basics: AC’s Ceramic Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

Africa & The Middle East: Ceramic tile’s history began in the Middle East. Eastern Asia: While China may not be known for it’s tile work, decorative ceramics reign from this area. Spain: Because the Moors came up from Africa and occupied southern Spain for nearly 800 years, it’s not hard to see why ceramic tile here often looks Moroccan. These decorative ceramic tiles dressed up vertical surfaces like a fireplace or entrance hall in large estates.

Marazzi Lounge14, San Savino, and TreverkChic

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Marazzi''s newest porcelains feature linear, concrete and wood looks.

5 Ideas for Home Office Color Schemes

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image: Africa Studio/Shutterstock. Decorating Ideas Design and Decorate Living Spaces OfficeWe hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. When designing a home office, it’s common to get completely focused on what you’ll put in it and where everything should go.

These Are The 4 Color Rules That Every Interior Design Fan Needs To Know

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image: Africa Studio/Shutterstock. Freshome's Very Best Decorating Ideas Design and Decorate Color how to interior designColor is often the most difficult part of a room for interior design fans to get right. That’s because colors are fickle. There are so many shades to choose from and they need to be put together in the right proportions. Otherwise, they won’t work together in harmony.

6 Ways to Make a Temporary Living Space Feel Like Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image: Africa Studio/Shutterstock. Utilize Removable Decor. But just because a temporary living space’s decor isn’t exactly your taste doesn’t mean you have to live with it. You can add things like pictures, memorabilia and even cute decor items you’ve picked up for your permanent space. Decorate the cork board and place it prominently and you’ll have a little bit of home. Just skip the oversized decor pieces.

Feeling Groovy with Dimensional Tile

Architectural Ceramics

Our Boutique Chic Collection features decorative ceramic wall tiles that will add dimension and drama to any space because of the matte or glossy finish on a prism shape. Our next dimensional tile option, from our Namibia Collection aptly named after the stunning desert terrain in South Africa, combines hand-made carving and glazing techniques that result in a truly unique ceramic field tile.

Bored With Your Interiors? Here Are 4 Inexpensive Ways To Get Out Of Your Interior Design Rut

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Best of all, depending on what decor items and accessories you have laying around the house, you might not need to spend any money to make this happen. Image: New Africa/Shutterstock. Freshome's Very Best Decorating Ideas Design and Decorate how to Inexpensive solution interior designIt happens to the best of us. Sometimes, despite our best intentions of creating a visually interesting room, we get stuck in an interior design rut.

Avente Tile Talk: Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012

Tile Talk

Over time, and with the spread of Islam, the art made its way through to Northern Africa, and to what is now known as Spain, Italy, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Caceres Tile Tip Our hand-painted Spanish ceramic tile designs include borders, corners, large decorative tiles, and accent dots. decorative tile. Decor Girl. Tuesday, September 18, 2012. Step Up to Spanish Tile | September 2012.

Puerto Rican Cement Tile

Cement Style

The technique for making decorative cement tiles was perfected in Europe in the 19th century and quickly spread to Spanish and French colonies in the Americas, Asia, and Africa. Villa Lagoon Tile can recreate antique Puerto Rican cement tiles and deliver to your door. Just send us a photo or browse our existing tile patterns and request a quote. We have supplied our colorful cement tiles for residences and restaurants in Puerto Rica.

Artist Heather Gauthier Makes Art of Beauty and Wildlife

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

From her childhood days as an imaginative, home-schooled “weirdo” growing up in Lubbock, Texas to her early married life living in South Africa, Gauthier has been sketching and painting scenes of beauty and wildlife her entire life. Decorating Ideas Art Design and Decorate art artist home house Inspiration interior design modern modern design modern home visual art Wall PaintingsSan Antonio artist Heather Gauthier captures the beauty and whimsy of our love of animals.

Avente Tile Talk: Enhance Your Outdoor Space with Cement or.

Tile Talk

We offer an expansive selection of patterned cement tile, relief and molding cement tile and solid color cement tiles to coordinate with any decor. Our rustic pavers have the rich look of classic clay bisque tiles that have been used in Spain, the Mediterranean, and northern Africa for centuries. decorative tile. Decor Girl. Tuesday, July 2, 2013. Enhance Your Outdoor Space with Cement or Ceramic Tiles.

Avente Tile Talk: New! Arabesque Cement Tile Spanish Pavers

Tile Talk

The geometrically inclined Arabesque pattern, part of our cement tile collection, pays homage the rich look of classic clay bisque tiles that have been used in Spain, the Mediterranean, and northern Africa for centuries. decorative tile. Decor Girl. Tuesday, December 11, 2012. Arabesque Cement Tile Spanish Pavers. New Arabesque Cement Tiles Bring Spanish Flair to Any Décor.

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Avente Tile Talk: Rustic Cement Tile Pavers

Tile Talk

They have the rich look of classic clay bisque tiles that have been used in Spain, the Mediterranean, and northern Africa for centuries. Cement tiles offer durability and strength, a broader color pallet, and sizes and shapes that can be adapted to any decor and environment. A few square formats also include clipped corners to accommodate decorative accent tiles. decorative tile. Decor Girl. Tuesday, November 13, 2012. Rustic Cement Tile Pavers.

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Selling Your Home: Should You Move or Improve?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image: New Africa/Shutterstock. Decorating Ideas Buying & Selling Homes Renovations home renovation movingIt’s almost impossible for one home to meet your needs completely as you age, grow and change. Eventually, you’ll need to either buy a new home or improve on what you have to better suit your lifestyle, especially if you’re not happy in your place. But how do you know if you should relocate or improve your home so it’s a better fit?

Avente Tile Talk: Alluring Arabesque Spanish Cement Tiles

Tile Talk

The geometrically inclined Arabesque pattern, part of Avente Tile ’s extensive cement tile collection, pays homage to the rich look of classic clay bisque tiles that have been used throughout Spain, the Mediterranean, and northern Africa for centuries. decorative tile. Decor Girl. Tuesday, November 19, 2013. Alluring Arabesque Spanish Cement Tiles.

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33 of the Best Tree House Ideas Ever for Grown Kids

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Sleeping Above the Lions in South Africa Image: Lion Sands Game Reserve Image: Lion Sands Game Reserve 19. Freshome's Very Best Architecture Decorating Ideas OutdoorYou’ll feel a little tree house envy when you see this round up of the best (and wildest) modern tree house ideas around. And if you’ve got tree house plans in the works already, take a look at some of these incredible designs first. Enjoy! Mirrored Black Box Tree House Image: Baumraum 2.

A Tile Cement Floor Can Define a Restaurant’s Aesthetic

The Cement Tile

They also expect it to be cohesive by presenting a theme, making a statement, having an inviting atmosphere , and decor that unifies the space. An intricate design on a tile cement floor gives a space an exotic look reminiscent of North Africa. Every restaurant has the same goal – bring in new diners, deliver an outstanding experience, and create loyal customers. Even if the goal is obvious, however, pulling it off isn’t always easy.

How to Use Room Dividers in Small Spaces

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image: New Africa/Shutterstock. Image: Africa Studio/Shutterstock. It’s also common to see room dividers used as decorative accents. If you have a small space, you may think that the last thing you need is an element like a room divider, which was literally made to close off and separate spaces. But room dividers are a great addition to any small space. They are a good way to section off and organize small spaces, which often have more of an open floor plan.

Modern Luxury Farmhouse with Emphasis on Entertaining: House in Blair Atholl

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

House in Blair Atholl by Nico van der Meulen Architects is a luxury farmhouse located between Pretoria and Johannesburg, South Africa, in a secluded golf estate. Due to the form-follow-function approach of the design, this modern family home is spacious and uncluttered from unnecessary decorative elements. Free from high boundary walls and electric fencing, the expansiveness of this double-story home with unrestricted views of the countryside makes a powerful impression.

10 Bathrooms With a View You Must See

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Located in South Africa this lodge offers a relaxing atmosphere with an exceptional view. Its large windows enhance even the most minimal decor. Having a vintage bathtub completes the decor with the beautiful natural view of nature. West Vancouver The view of the trees in Vancouver will make the space appear as large as it can be when it is paired with minimal decor. Bathrooms bathroom bathroom decor bathroom views bathroom with a view

The 31 Best Residential Design Blogs Featuring Awesome Cement Tile (A Definitive List For Encaustic Tile Enthusiasts)

The Cement Tile

As I’m sure you know, in the last few years, cement tiles have grown in popularity not only for their beauty but also for the durability and easy care that’s long made them a popular decorative element in the piazzas, public buildings and cafes of Europe, South American, North Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia. For Justina, decorating is about feeling free, having fun and “decorating wildly”.

6 Living Room Storage Tricks from Top Interior Design Pros

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” — Erika Bodine, Decorator, Interior Planner and Sales Manager, LuxeDecor. Image: New Africa/Shutterstock. It’s important to find balance and spacing that works for the item you are hanging, as it will create visual appeal and also naturally function as wall decor.”. You can use it to store magazines, books, remotes, frames, decor or lamps. We hope you like the products we recommend.

How to Get a Stylish Laundry Room

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image: New Africa/Shutterstock. You can also update your laundry room in the way you organize and decorate it. Normally, when we picture laundry rooms, we see these dank spaces shoved to the side of basements. Laundry rooms are traditionally strictly utilitarian. They don’t have to be pretty, they just have to be a place to do the laundry. But if you’re tired of looking at that dank laundry room, there are some classy ways to update it.

Intriguing Snap-Together Marble Tables: Annex by Joe Doucet

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Amazing Art Gallery Annex in South Africa. 10 Things Nobody Tells You About Decorating A Tiny Apartment. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room. Bathroom. Freshome. Freshome. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room. Bathroom. ★ Sign in. Intriguing Snap-Together Marble Tables: Annex by Joe Doucet. Facebook Twitter. Next Post. -->.

The Finalists – 2017 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition

Life of an Architect

My responsibility mostly deals with producing working drawings for the factory of various retail decor from very basic signage up to custom installations. Autumn Cottage Designer : Christiaan Luijk (Cape Town, South Africa) Bio : I studied Architecture at Cape Town University 5 years ago. The 2017 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition had its first round of judging last Friday – and it was probably the most difficult process we’ve experienced so far.