6,000 Year Old South African Baobab Tree Bar

Posted 8 months ago by

There are plenty of secret spots throughout the world to explore, and you may not guess that some of them exist right before your eyes. ‘Tree Bar’ located in South Africa is located in a hollowed out tree that dates back 6,000 years according to carbon dating. The particular tree species is known as the Sunland…

Gorgeous South African Private Reserve

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South Africa‘s deserts and plains are a beautiful sight to behold, and the Leobo Private Reserve is just icing on the cake in the beautiful natural setting. This amazing villa is a sprawling property with more than 12,000 acres and more than enough space to house up to 26 people at a time. An amazing indoor/outdoor…

Tsala Treetop Hideaway, South Africa

Posted 11 months ago by

South Africa is home to tons of wildlife, natural foliage, and amazing views of the coast line. Hunter Hotels’s Tsala treetop hotel offers up the best of both worlds in a scenario where the boutique space has rooms up on the ridges to showcase the gorgeous views of the landscape as well as the luxe accommodations…

South Africa ‘Truth’ Steampunk Coffee Bar

Posted 12 months ago by

A unique and strategically built coffee bar in South Africa is called “Truth” and the overall interior aesthetic is reminiscent of the Victorian era Steampunk style. The baristas are outfitted in vintage gear, the interior is an old space in Cape Town that was realized by Haldane Martin Design. With the old world era being a…

‘Pod’ Boutique Hotel For Camps Bay Travelers

Posted 12 months ago by

Hotel stays are always the greatest, and when you’ve got chic accommodations at an upscale boutique hotel– you really get the royal treatment. The ‘Pod’ boutique hotel in Camps Bay, South Africa, is a little gem that hosts only a handful of rooms. Stylish and luxurious were words used to describe the design intentions of the…

A Mixture of Rugby and Yarn in ‘The Rainbow Room’

Posted 1 year ago by

Artist Pierre le Riche concocted a brightly colored juxtaposition of what people deem as masculinity (rugby, sports) and homosexuality (rainbow) in one textural art installation. The outcome is a gorgeous space that’s based off of your standard South African living space, all covered in rainbow patterned yarn strands. Created to explore the boundaries (and push them)…

Sturdy ‘Abod’ Prefab Structures For $6,000 Housing

Posted 1 year ago by

There are so many reasons to have great prefab housing for those in need, and in lower-income areas. While it’s not drywall and foundation based, these homes come compact and easy to deliver with simple installation instructions. With Abod homes able to reach the far corners of the world and people who need it most, this…

South African Wine Tasting Valley Estate

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Winery designs here in California tend to be on the more “Tuscan inspired” train of thought, while wine tasting rooms and wineries around the world are more open to the contemporary, bright overall sleek feelings that can be seen popping up. South Africa‘s “Maison Estate” winery and tasting room welcomes the stark white of the architecture…

Contemporary Nico van der Meulen Stunner

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South Africa’s premier contemporary architects, Nico van der Meulen, have a vast portfolio and creative minds in their catalog. It’s no surprise that the Tsi Mooikloof residence is a product of the architectural collective, and their ingenuity and originality shines through in this space. Tsi Mooikloof features a plethora of materials, finishes, intersections, and features. From…

Dynamic Lotheringen House, South Africa

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Reminiscent of a barn, the Lotheringen House in South Africa is a cool contemporary space that exudes a dynamic sensibility unlike any other. Designed by Emilio Eftychis, this South African home was crafted with the interplay of spaces in mind. It’s multifaceted and multi-storied with a great transition between indoors and out. Built in a type…