That slight curvature in the living room or bedroom wall, that houses a spectacular window often calls out to be filled and furnished with thought and care. Whether or not your bay window has a view does not detract from the fact that it is a gorgeous space that needs to be appropriately furnished.
Home & Kitchen
What is the first thing you see every time you visit a friend’s or colleague’s house? The answer is obvious, and it is the hallway. The way you make conclusions on how other people lead their lives based on their hallway will apply to you as well. It’s time to keep it tidy with one […]
Take a look around your house and you will find a number of things that you use every day without giving a single thought. The nail polish remover you take out to rub off the chipped off nail colour, the used tea-bag you just threw away in the bin, that empty jam jar you are […]
Keeping the air fresh and clean at home leads directly to a healthier and more active you. The average adult breathes a total of about 11,000 litres of air per day. That is a lot of air going in and out of your body as you inhale and exhale. So start monitoring the air quality at […]
Maintain a healthy sleep and wake cycle so you are fully rested in the night and enjoy an active and effective day following that with these sleep and wake lights.
Google Home Mini, Google Home and Google Home Max are not the only smart speakers with Google Assistant. As Alexa has found its way into third party speakers, so has Google Assistant. We look at smart speakers with Google Assistant Built-in.
There is a new breed of speakers designed especially for parties, with built-in light show, karaoke and DJ effects. These are the best party speakers for any party animals.
Nothing says modern, contemporary and stylish in the living room quite like these glass and chrome coffee tables. Our curated lines of stylish coffee tables adds a touch of luxury and a well-deserved premium look to any living room.
If you’re the type who’s resisting the digital age and still not allowing your fridge to order your milk, you might find the idea of your house becoming autonomous a little challenging! However, the future is now and with driverless cars just around the corner, this fancy home automation era will feel old hat before […]
The much anticipated “work with Alexa” update by Sonos for its existing multi-room wireless speakers has arrived together with Sonos One, the company’s own take on an Echo alternative. A smart speaker that inherently supports Alexa’s skillset with built-in microphones.
Tiny house, #vanlife, minimalism. These are the latest buzz words when it comes to having a stress-free home life. There’s a movement establishing itself and it’s gaining momentum as people begin to realise that ‘lack of stuff’ trumps ‘lots of stuff’.
While the new Echo, Echo Plus and Echo Dot are staple from Amazon as smart speakers go, these are not the only speakers powered by Alexa Voice Service. More and more Echo alternatives are becoming available spotting the same intelligence and skills. Here are your options.
Search ‘essential kitchen tech’ on the internet and there are millions of search results. Unsurprisingly people’s ideas of what kitchen tech is, seems to vary quite considerably. Where you live is as important as how you live when it comes to kitchen appliances – from the bijou one-room apartments of Paris to the sprawling open-plan […]
Coffee tables, while not often given as much time or thought as the sofa or couch, actually form the main focal point in many living rooms and lounges.
If you live north of the 49th parallel, you are well aware of the short growing season in your garden. You love your fresh herbs and veggies in the summer and fall and adore spending time in your beautiful garden. Now, you can do all that even in the winter months with indoor gardening kits.
Very soon, the kids will be home for the holidays and be looking for something to do. The ‘I’m bored‘ mantra gets tired, very fast, but you do not want to have them turn into couch potatoes in front of the TV or on their phones/tablets the whole time. You want a more convivial, social […]
While shorter, cold, dark days and longer nights, snuggling in front of a warm fire with hot cocoa are all hallmarks of the cold season, less talked about are the winter blues
When we think of Christmas traditions, we often think of the warmth and contentment experienced in our decorated and seasonally embellished home. Of our desire to bring friends and family together to share in the joyousness of the season and to look toward all the possibilities for the approaching new year.
The feeling of vastness and space is at once linked with peace, serenity and abundance. No surprise then that every time you clear out the clutter and the junk that somehow manages to accumulate of it’s own accord, there is a distinct feeling of accomplishment, followed by a sense of relief, openness and calm.
You are on a comfortable deck chair in the Caribbean, a fruity ‘adult drink’ next to you; the sun is high above, kissing your well-oiled skin. Suddenly, you cannot remember if you left the radio on, or if you locked the patio door.