EMBRACING THE ELEMENTS

EMBRACING THE ELEMENTS

Estelle Scholtz and Dirk Hartford evoked a natural alchemy when they combined two rudimentary houses in the tiny fishing village…

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Creative Business

Creative Business

– It’s a real thing! We’re creative, we’re inspired, we’re often noisy, we’re impassioned, we are many things, but what…

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Home Design 101

Home Design 101

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Some people have all the design ability…

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To die for, or to die over... 10 design disasters to avoid in your home

To die for, or to die over... 10 design disasters to avoid in your home

Design disasters lurk in the details. It doesn’t matter if you have access to the most stylish furniture and décor…

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LUNAR SNOW COUTURE

LUNAR SNOW COUTURE

As the seasons get cooler, and the days get shorter, I feel a calmness resonating within my soul.  This month, I…

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A Guide to Delicious Durban

A Guide to Delicious Durban

Ahhhhhhh BigCity Dwellers…… you’re here… no no don’t be shy, step inside, grab a pair of fabulous sunglasses, a mohito…

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Keeping Creative

Keeping Creative

I distinctly remember watching my annoyingly über talented older brother, when he was 15, in a stage production written by…

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This Is How We Date Now

This Is How We Date Now

We don’t commit now. We don’t see the point. They’ve always said there are so many fish in the sea,…

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A French Couture Fashion Story (un petit mot d'amour )

A French Couture Fashion Story (un petit mot d'amour )

  FRANCE    This fashion story was photographed in a little village in the French countryside far, far away from…

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Submissions

Submissions

So you know you’re fabulous. And you know BigCityLife is fabulous! Clearly this is meant to be! You are meant…

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As easy as ABC

As easy as ABC

Simple things to consider when launching your décor journey. Are you ready to decorate your own home, or are you…

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The Delight’s in the Details

The Delight’s in the Details

They say, ‘don’t sweat the small stuff’. They say ‘focus on the big picture’. They say ‘the details don’t matter’.…

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Stop Talking To Me! The Anti-Social Persons Guide to Shopping Part 2

Stop Talking To Me! The Anti-Social Persons Guide to Shopping Part 2

Last week I may have mentioned how frightfully anti-social I am. After reading about this bad habit of mine (you…

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The Anti-Social Persons Guide to Shopping Part1

The Anti-Social Persons Guide to Shopping Part1

I am inherently anti-social. When faced with the option of a party full of people, or a night at home…

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Happiness is…

Happiness is…

A woman with magic fingers. Who works at Sanbonani Cultural Spa in the Rose Garden at Heritage Market. No seriously, her…

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Murder in the Wild Fig Tree

Murder in the Wild Fig Tree

If you have taken a meander down Old Main Road in Hillcrest, stopping, as is required, at a traffic light…

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Africandy

Africandy

Building a strong design industry isn’t easy. It’s taken a long time and a whole lot of hard work for…

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We Heart This

We Heart This

We Heart This. The name gets straight to the point. It’s fitting, memorable and oh-so-easy to think up on-the-nose compliments…

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Marcelle Wanders

Marcelle Wanders

  One wouldn’t expect a knot to be the stuff of mythmaking, but it was a knot that launched Alexander…

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Tom Dixon

Tom Dixon

  The pages of the history books are filled with men and women who had to walk down many a…

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ingsWelcome to my BIG online guidebook to everything gorgeous and delicious. I am a creative director and photographer who love's traveling, fashion, local artisans and beautiful spaces. Together with my uber cool guest bloggers we hunt, scavenge and explore to bring you all the latest advice on decor & design as well as where to go, and what to do in your BigCityLife - while looking fabulous of course! 
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