Winds of change

Mauritian resort LUX* Grand Gaube’s contemporary approach to island-style holidaying is not only a breath of fresh air but multi-award winning. Deputy editor Martin Jacobs checks in

Where wine and architecture meet

We explore more work from Studio Nicholas Burns, this time at a winery nestled in the bucolic wine region of Minho in Portugal.

Sea change

What happens when high design takes to the high seas? Norwegian Cruise Line's recently launched luxury ship, Viva, is the answer. Deputy editor Martin Jacobs travels its

Bushveld Aerie

Two exclusive new eco pods in the Waterberg's Cypiro Leopard Lodge are reframing self-catering accommodation within a luxury lodge context.

Art at your feet

We explore designer ‘art rugs’ and a new look by designers Hesse Kleinloog at Madikwe's Molori private villas

An ode to Table Mountain

The pages of a new architectural monograph reveal a homegrown (and internationally lauded) studio’s fascination with, and appreciation of, Cape Town’s most famous landmark.

Once upon a now

We explore a well-measured Montpellier hotel that is a successful marriage of the present and the bygone.

Nature wins, simplicity governs

A barn home in one of the Cape’s most searingly breathtaking valleys bows down at the feet of its context. For the owners of this Western Cape farmhouse,

Screen time

An architect’s clever use of steel structures and slatted timber screens in a Costa Rican jungle stretches the parameters of inviting the outdoors in.

Trend alert: pool games

As swim season draws near, we ask whether making a splash while remaining dry is design’s most refreshing new trend.