Showing posts from November, 2017

Homes of the Future

Leading South African developers are future-proofing their residential projects with high-tech wizardry to meet the growing market demand for apartments and homes equipped with the latest technological advances.

Home technology experts warn about apartments that do not have the cabling and infrastructure to enable current and future digital services to be installed.  They face being left behind in the race towards “Smart living”.

South Africa residential projects, such as Mzuri Estate, already incorporate futuristic technology to enable energy saving, internal communications, promote a sense of community, enhance security and allow residents to control the various functions of their apartment’s functions from any location.

Buying a home means investing in the future. But the house you're in today won't be entirely compatible with your needs tomorrow. Rising costs—and, in some cases, dwindling availability—of energy and water are changing how our homes function. Meanwhile, social …

Creating a House Plant Heaven

Nothing transforms a room like a living plant. A vibrant shock of green adds life and vitality to your home. Plants filter the air and promote health and well-being.  Whether you are green-fingered or not, it's impossible to ignore the growing trend for plants in interiors.

House plants should be the first decisions you make when decorating. Determine your lighting conditions, the type of plants you desire (that are compatible to your lighting conditions), and how large you want them to grow. Once this is established, you know exactly how much room needs to be allowed and where to allow it. Furniture can then be planned accordingly. For most, this may seem odd. But if you are certain you want plants as a focus in your environment, the space for these plants must be thought of without the bias or influence of existing furniture.

Here are Mzuri’s ideas for gorgeous displays—that show you how to keep them growing strong:

Dress Up Supermarket FlowersCombine three shades of African violet…

Smart Designs for Apartment Living

If you are downsizing or looking for a lock-up and go it will important to furnish your apartment efficiently.  Purchasing a Mzuri Apartment not only provides you with a smart living experience but the apartments are designed to maxamise on the space and combined with these creative décor ideas you can ensure your apartment incorporates all the décor needs you would find in a larger home.

In a compact living space, each piece of furniture should earn its keep. These 12 ideas — including adjustable tables, sliding bookcases and nesting and expanding furniture — make the most of small-space living.

1.    Adjustable-height tableA sleek glass-top table with an adjustable base allows you to quickly change a lounge area with a coffee table to a workstation or dining table. With a cushy corner banquette, the zone will be just as comfortable whether you’re grabbing a bite or settling in to watch a movie.

2.    Sliding bookcaseTake advantage of potential floor-to-ceiling storage space between roo…