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2020 Landscaping Ideas For Classy Homes

  These past few months while countries were in lockdowns, I have been following gardening channels and pages and hashtags on social media and I discovered that the earth is so generous. I even planted a small garden myself and I have been rewarded by huge spinach leaves for my table every day. All 3 of my neighbors during this lockdown have managed to start and maintain gardens and every week I get to be gifted fresh produce from their gardens in exchange for my spinach.  Before the lockdo …



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5 Things To Consider When Buying A Holiday Home

  We all need to take an occasional R n R, a culture that has taken over the world by a storm. Everyone is saving up and going on vacation, a culture that was exclusive to some cultures only a decade ago. There is a new culture in town nowadays. Of late, people have discovered some places or cities are far more interesting than others and have a lot to offer, and they are buying second homes in those cities or places. In case you have been considering or one day you want to buy a holiday ho …



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Architect Julia Gaiduk creates art in motion at Quoin Rock

(Cape Town). The pioneering vision of Dr Julia Gaiduk has transformed Quoin Rock Wine Estate into one of the most masterful architectural undertakings in the Cape Winelands. The family-owned Simonsberg estate has now reopened after two years of reconstruction. The genius of this reinvention lies in the seamless blend of exterior landscape with magnificent interior space. Symbolism was a driving force of the reconstruction project, with architectural and structural elements drawing on the natural …



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AXOR – A LEGACY 27 years of inspiration

For AXOR, luxury is the creation of experience out of form and function, something that appeals to the senses and touches people. It is the creation of something which conveys the aspiration for perfection in every step of the manufacturing and every contour of the design. It is the individuality of every AXOR mixer, shower and accessory; a uniqueness that speaks volumes. Design by Partnership AXOR’s history actually begins almost two decades before its launch, in 1974. Klaus Grohe worked with H …



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Bringing brilliance into the bathroom and kitchen

AXOR has long been passionate about working with designers to produce works of exceptional quality, with roots stretching as far back as the seventies when Klaus Grohe worked with Hartmut Esslinger, Georg Spreng, and Andreas Haugand raked in Hansgrohe’s first design award in 1974. The birth of AXOR Some 19 years later, in 1993, AXOR was launched, a platform for brilliant designers to meet innovative decision-makers. The AXOR Starck was the first collection to blow up, as Phillipe Starck’s “Salon …



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Diesel New Collection

Diesel releases its new AW ’19 pre collection, influenced by multiple contrasting elements for a glaring graphic impression—and the result is an ultra-bold, hybridized aesthetic. The blend combines American collegiate-wear, heavy metal, athletic gear and moments of grunge for a distinctly disruptive look. Both womenswear and menswear are revealed together, with a singular seasonal story dedicated to the world’s “brave hearts.” As a constant, denim is the core of the Diesel AW ‘19 pre collection. …



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Gift of the Givers supports Steyn City Foundation’s initiative to help Diepsloot

  Johannesburg, 17 April 2020: Gift of the Givers has stepped forward to bolster the Steyn City Foundation’s endeavours to support the neighbouring community of Diepsloot during the COVID-19 crisis. Gift of the Givers’ contribution to this campaign takes place at the time of the Steyn City Foundation’s second delivery of fresh fruit and vegetables to 3 000 homes in Diepsloot. Steyn City Properties, CEO Giuseppe Plumari explains that the deliveries represent an attempt to alleviate food shor …



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Green light | Luxury destination Villa Verte is a go

Tucked away in the hills of Hout Bay are two serene properties that offer the ultimate escape from it all –Villa Maison Noir and its brand-new neighbour, Villa Verte. These luxurious contemporary villas, built on the mountainside, are like a home away from home for guests and offer slightly different propositions for getaways, events and extended holidays. The overarching theme, however, is recharging in one of Cape Town’s most picturesque settings.   The properties are owned by design-and- …



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Green light | Stunning new Villa Verte is open to guests

When Jim Brett and Ed Gray decided to launch a sister property to their exclusive-use Villa Maison Noir in Hout Bay, Cape Town, it was with the intention of creating yet another sanctuary-like space that was inspired and informed by the natural beauty of the bordering Oudekraal Nature Reserve and surrounding areas. To bring this vision to fruition, the couple earmarked a plot of land right next door to Villa Maison Noir and dreamed of replacing the drab 1970s-style building housed on the site wi …



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South Africa’s leading designers add their flair to Steyn City’s City Centre

South Africa’s leading designers – including design duo Silvio Rech and Lesley Carstens, Stephen Falcke, Donald Nxumalo, Buzwe Mabuza, Yvonne O’Brien, Amanda Elliott, Bilala Mabuza and Ayesha Nobanda– are adding their talent to ensure that Steyn City’s soon to be launched City Centre is a destination like no other. Steyn City has always been known as an address with no parallel, thanks to amenities such as a world class equestrian centre, Jack Nicklaus-design championship golf course and award w …



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Steyn City Foundation delivers vital food parcels to neighbouring Diepsloot

  Johannesburg: April: Steyn City Foundation is showing its care for the members of the neighbouring Diepsloot community with a further  delivery of 3 000 parcels -comprising fresh produce and soap – to key vulnerable centres and NPOs this coming Friday, 17 April. The project represents a partnership between Fidelity (Steyn City’s security provider), NPOs, SAPS Diepsloot, and Bidvest International Logistics who have made their trucks available for the collection and delivery without charge. …



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Steyn City sinks a further R5,5 billion into new infrastructure and flagship project

When Steyn City first launched in 2015, developers Douw Steyn and Giuseppe Plumari promised residents a city like no other. Now, as they reveal their Vision 2020, it’s clear that this promise has been brought to fruition.   “We’ve been busy creating the very best lifestyle in the world,” says Giuseppe Plumari, CEO of Steyn City Properties. He adds that the company’s commitment represents far more than a desire to provide an incomparable home for residents; rather, it’s about heeding the cal …



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The Steyn City Foundation continues to feed Diepsloot

  Johannesburg, Friday 24 April 2020: The Steyn City Foundation is making its third delivery of foodstuffs and other essentials to Diepsloot on Friday 24 April, with the involvement of Gift of Givers making it possible to amplify the impact of this worthy initiative. The Steyn City Foundation started making deliveries of fresh produce to Diepsloot, the location which borders Steyn City, shortly ahead of the Easter weekend. Following the first warmly welcomed drop-off of 3 000 food packages, …



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TINTSWALO OPENS FAMILY CAMP IN WELGEVONDEN GAME RESERVE (WATERBERG)

Tintswalo has extended its portfolio of family-owned luxury lodges and boutique hotels with the opening of the Tintswalo Family Camp in the Welgevonden Game Reserve in Limpopo (South Africa). The third safari location in the Tintswalo stable and its’ second in the malaria-free Waterberg, the new Family Camp is booked on an exclusive-use basis only. The camp accommodates one group of between 10 and 16 guests travelling together and welcomes children of all ages. (Rate R47 670 for up to 10 guests, …



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Top South African women to judge the 2020 Santam Women of the Future Awards in association with FAIRLADY and TRUELOVE

Santam, FAIRLADY and TRUELOVE Magazines have partnered up in the search to find the best female entrepreneurs in the country: three amazing women who are creating opportunities for others and boosting South Africa`s economy by setting up their own businesses. The panel of respected judges presiding over the awards are:  Professor Thuli Madonsela Chair of Social Justice at Stellenbosch University & Founder of Social Justice M-Plan and the Thuma Foundation, Professor Madonsela has been part of …



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