DJC Summer

Industrial revolution

How to master the industrial look, by way of this commercial space turned four-floor penthouse in the heart of Cape Town.

Carl Gerges, Beirut, architecture

School of rock

Heartthrob drummer-turned-architect Carl Gerges focuses his attention on conquering ancient stone.

CREDIT: Piet Oudolf garden courtesy of

The romance of grass

There’s a fuss in the garden landscaping community at the moment about something a lot of us take for granted: grass.

Tyers home front view

The artful lodgers

Arriving at the home of Nicky and Philip Tyers, you’d be forgiven for thinking that you’re actually at an art gallery.

Mexican beach house in Oaxaca

Castles in the sand

A brave and bold beach house on Mexico’s Oaxacan shoreline pays homage to its surrounds through ostensibly simple design.

Angie Batis kitchen renovation

My kitchen rules

We unveil the brand-new kitchen that influencer Angie Batis-Durrant has been working on during lockdown and ask her for some pointers.