Tag Archives: African design

WHY I LOVE AFRICAN DESIGN PT 6: The L. Style

How to work African design into your home My wishlist-must-haves of what I would love to bring into my own space and collection. La Creuset’s Tagine Hanging Chair by Egg Designs Black & White Beaded Chair from Snob Stuff (Toronto) Moroccan Leather Pouf from Moroccan Palace Egyptian Pendant Lamps in solid copper from Snob Stuff [...]

WHY I LOVE AFRICAN DESIGN PT 5: Suzanne Boyd Style

Images from “The Objects of My Affection”, O Magazine, Summer 2007 What are home says about us. Former editor of Flare, current editor of Zoomer, journalist Suzanne Boyd is an alchemist when it comes to synthesizing style. Her space is her biography, which is how our spaces should be – the layers of what we [...]

WHY I LOVE AFRICAN DESIGN PT 3: West Africa

Tearsheets from “Au Senegal: Une Maison Couleur Boubou”, Elle Décor French Ed., July / August 2011 Boubou? YUMYUM! West African wax cloth is like a salad made with only the most intensely flavoured fruits. To eyes used to ‘Torontonian black’ it is like finding yourself orbiting in an alternate universe where Ikea and West Elm [...]

WHY I LOVE AFRICAN DESIGN PT 1: South Africa

Tearsheets from “In & Out of Africa”, Maison Française, July / August 2011 Brilliant design. BRILLIANT. South African interior design demonstrates the most gorgeous use of texture, dimensionality, and pairing of sophisticated juxtapositions. Tearsheets from “En Afrique du Sud, Le Rustique Chic”, Elle Décor French Edition, July / August 2011 Bookmark on Delicious Digg this [...]