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Top Designers Show How to Use Mixed Metals in the Kitchen and Bath

The rules of interior design are meant to be broken, and many of the most inspiring spaces are the ones that have done so with audacity. That said, …


8 Tips for Mixing Metals in Home Decor

There are many tried and true rules for home decor that exist for a reason, but a rule against mixing metals is not one of them. Mixing metals adds …

Home Decorating

My Five Favorite Tips for Mixing Metals in Home Decor

I love simple design tricks that make a room more interesting and adding a mix of metal finishes is one of them. Truth be told, my natural tendency …

Home Decorating

10 Chic Ways to Mix Metals in Your Home Decor

Whether you adhere to a glamorous design aesthetic or you have a more subtle decor sensibility, integrating mixed metals is a surefire way to make …

Home Decorating

The Best of Millennial Pink Home Decor

Last year was the year of millennial pink (a.k.a tumblr pink) – no questions asked – and, according to industry brands and uber-cool Mayfair basement …

Home Decorating

5 Tips for Mixing Metals

Today I have Kathy Kuo who will be sharing with us how to mix metals within your home! Hope you enjoy!

Home Decorating

Shelf Styling: How to Style a Shelving Unit

I’ve been wanting to share my tips on shelf styling with you for quite some time so I thought given I have a lovely shelf sat in my living room, it …

Home Decorating

master strokes: 6 paint ideas that will transform any room

Applied with imagination and a little know-how, paint can quickly take a room from zero to hero. Here are six very special looks that deliver maximum …


printed matters: the textile art of siwa mgoboza

<i>Siwa Mgoboza in front of his work ‘The Night is Young and Full of Hope, How I Dream For Africadia to be the Cope’</i>.Supporters of the rise of …


This Retro and Nostalgic Color Is Making a Big Comeback​

Mint is fresh again—and here to stay.<p>Designer Meredith Ellis smartly schemed this powder room around its original green tile.<p>Take a cue from the …

Home Decorating

South Africa's strike rate isn't as bad as it's made out to be

South Africa’s parliament is currently debating amendments to the Labour Relations Act that will change how workers can go on strike. For example, …

South Africa

Teachers feel excluded from South Africa's schools by race and culture

Emotions ran high at a high school south of Johannesburg in 2017 when the largely coloured community rejected the appointment of a black principal. A …

South Africa

Goldman environmental prize: top awards dominated by women for first time

Winners are all grassroots activists who have taken on powerful vested interests<p>2018 Goldman environmental prize – the winners in pictures<p>The world’s foremost environmental prize has announced more female winners than ever before, recognising the increasingly prominent role that women are playing …

Jacob Zuma

1-54 Art Fair to Bring a Diverse Set of African Perspectives Together in New York

April 23, 2018<p>A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.<p>Founded by <b>Touria El Glaoui</b> in 2013, <b>1-54</b> is a …


Goldman Prize: Two South African activists win for halting secret Russian nuclear deal

<b>Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> It was the ultimate David versus Goliath battle.<p>Two female South African environment activists working for small NGOs taking on the South African government and winning a legal challenge that stopped a $76 billion dollar nuclear deal with Russia.<p>For their herculean efforts, …

South Africa

You're About to See This Color Everywhere

By now you've probably heard of Gen Z Yellow. We first introduced you to term late last fall, and now that Millennial Pink fatigue may be starting to …

Home Decorating

“Those graves were our title deeds”

To those who personally experienced the forced removals and those who, instead of inheriting the illegitimately wrestled land, inherited the pain of …

South Africa

Goldman Environmental Prize Honors Seven Environmental Heroes

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#EarthDay--Goldman Environmental Prize Honors Seven Environmental Heroes from across the globe for 2018

San Francisco

Goldman prize awarded to South African women who stopped an international nuclear deal

Winners of the world’s leading environmental award faced down Vladimir Putin and the country’s recently deposed leader, Jacob Zuma, to overturn a multibillion-dollar nuclear deal<p>Unprecedented win for women in top global environment awards<p>Two grassroots women activists – one black, one white – stand …

South Africa

Gold Is A Neutral gets the London look!


Economists understand little about the causes of growth

OVER the past decade economists have been intensely scrutinised for their intellectual failings in the run-up to the 2007-08 financial crisis. Yet …


Actually, social media isn't an echo chamber

In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, we’ve all pretty much accepted the idea that we confine ourselves to news bubbles. We wrap ourselves …

Imperial College London

Finds show intermingling between ancient Egyptian and Sub-Saharan African cultures

The archaeological site of Sedeinga, located in Sudan, is known for being home to the ruins of the Egyptian temple of Queen Tiye, the royal wife of …

Ancient History

With Paint And A Camera, She's Forging A New Artistic Vision Of Africa

Many images of Africa in Western media focus on war, famine or other crises that trouble the continent.<p>But Ethiopian artist Aïda Muluneh wants to help people understand that there's more to her country than what they typically see in the news.<p>Born in Ethiopia in 1974, Muluneh spent much of her …


3 spring country interior trends for 2018 and how to replicate them at home

Take note of these country-inspired design ideas.<p><b>As we look forward to milder climes, Country Living's homes editor Ben Kendrick is here to forecast the top country-inspired interior design trends for spring 2018. From pastel tones to vintage florals, Ben summarises each look and suggests where we</b> …

Home Decorating

5 Porch Decorating Secrets Only Designers Know

<b>1. Think of it as a room.</b><br>"Even a great porch will look generic if you just order some matching outdoor furniture and call it a day," says <i>Coastal</i> …

Home Decorating

Edie Sedgwick: 15 vintage photos of a 1960s fashion icon

CULTURE SEE<p>Edie Sedgwick, a model, actress and muse to Andy Warhol, embodied the spirit of The Factory and was a 1960s fashion icon. As today would …


Colossal statue of 'forgotten' pharaoh brought to life in 3D images

<b>(CNN) —</b> When a huge statue of a pharaoh was uncovered last year in Matariya, a working-class suburb of Cairo that was once the ancient city of Heliopolis, the press eagerly greeted it as a depiction of the great Ramses II, one of ancient Egypt's most famous rulers.<p>To many it came as a …

Ancient History

33 Spaces That Effortlessly Rock Bohemian Room Decor

La vie bohème!<p>Bohemian decor is the perfect blend of eclectic and fun without trying too hard — or at least <i>appearing</i> that way. Master the casual chic look by browsing these bohemian-style rooms, from relaxed living spaces to eccentric bedrooms. Trust us, you'll be living the free-spirited life in …

Interior Design

Is this 100,000-year-old hashtag the first humanmade symbol—or just a pretty decoration?

<b>TORUŃ, POLAND—</b>About 100,000 years ago, ancient humans started etching lines and hashtag patterns onto red rocks in a South African cave. Such …