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MARBLE AND STONE CREATIONS

Marble & Stone Creations is a dynamic company that focuses on the manufacture and installation of luxurious and specialised marble and stone products for the discerning client. They are also leaders in the specialised field of natural stone maintenance and restoration. They pride themselves on quality of service as well as expertise. Marble & Stone Creations can deal with any …

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MORE SOPHISTICATED LEGACY AND OUTBACK

The Subaru Outback and Legacy models are now safer than ever before. And that’s saying something when you consider that number of awards and safety ratings that these cars have already notched up. 2014 saw the introduction of all-new Subaru Outback and Legacy models. Both of these cars proclaimed Subaru’s ongoing pursuit of unrivalled safety, refinement and an adventurous driving …

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ESPRESSO VELOCE

With an estimated 500 million people around the world following the Formula 1 Grand Prix season, and with images of the rich and famous around in the pits, this motor sport is undoubtly a glamourous event. Today, one of the most successful teams is McLaren, having won many races, drivers’ championships and constructors’ championships. Represented in South Africa by Justin …

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MASERATI LEVANTE

Maserati’s first SUV receives its eagerly-awaited world unveiling at the upcoming Geneva International Motor Show. Modena, 21 February 2016 – Maserati has given a first glimpse of the exterior view of the Levante, the first SUV in the Brand’s history: the new model completes the existing range of sedans and sports cars, extending its current offering of the Quattroporte, Ghibli, …

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ESPRESSO VELOCE

In Grand Prix racing, time is measured in one thousandths of a second and is very the essence of this sport. As in the art of creating a perfect cup of coffee, timing is critical. As a tribute to automotive design engineers, racing teams and motoring enthusiasts around the world, Paolo Mastrogiuseppe has created Espresso Veloce, an espresso machine in …

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PAOLO MASTROGIUSEPPE

What do you buy for the person who has everything? Designer-engineer Paolo Mastrogiuseppe has just the thing. By Henri du Pleases The craftsmanship and skill of design displayed by Mastrogiuseppe has the answer we have all been seeking when out on a limb for that special something. We are talking about a coffee machine. Yes, that item so loved in …

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TRAVAIL

I’ve become accustomed to the rather bohemian shared office workspaces where ‘smart’ desks are rented out by the hour, and furniture is often converted packing crates, but a recent meeting request to Travail in Melrose Arch changed my perspective completely. They say that their ‘space’ “appeals to all your senses to create an experience that will allow you to innovate, …

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COSMO MALL PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE

The new multi-million rand landmark Cosmo Mall Pedestrian Bridge, developed by the owners and developers of the mall, Bentel Group, opened to the public late last month (December) just ahead of peak festive season trading. At 410 metres long, the new pedestrian walkway and bridge over the busy Malibongwe Drive, is strategically located at the entrance to bustling Cosmo City. …

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CREATURE COMFORTS

Creature comforts embrace monster chic. From super furry furniture to killer-whale chairs, cutting-edge designers are increasingly giving their biomorphic creations a friendly face. By Henrietta Thompson It’s no longer enough for a product, object or piece of furniture just to be well proportioned, beautifully constructed, or even just really, really good looking. These days design has to tell a story …

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OUT OF THE BOX

Pellerade Design have created a “mansion in the sky” in the luxurious The Houghton golf course development in Johannesburg. Combining three “white box” apartments into one, Pellerade have created a 1200m², triple-storey penthouse paradise for its owner. Featuring a private cinema, gentleman’s library, billiard room, Italian-bricked wine cellar and personal spa, the residence features every conceivable luxury. Commenting on the …