Tips on creating enduring style
* Create a layered effect that will remain interesting and intriguing over time.
* Look for furniture that is simple in design with sophisticated finishes. * Source accessories and objet d’art that are different and not seen everywhere. * When buying furniture, less is more: make decisions on quality rather than price. Ben Lewis of Trenzseater
THIS PAGE The home’s marble spine reflects soft light falling through the front entry; a Polo buttoned ottoman is positioned at the bottom of the stairs and a Branquinho agate chandelier by Eichholtz hangs from a glass ceiling; the glass balustrade was custom-made in full length pieces.OPPOSITE An energetic red feature wall enlivens the front entry, complemented by a Canape console, Monaco ottomans, Miyaki mirror and an artful display of orchids; on the right under the stairs is a chaise longue that was passed on to Mark from his grandparents and given a new lease of life with charcoal and black striped upholstery. >