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Modern kitchen design ideas & pictures l homify

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Modern kitchen ideas and inspiration

The modern kitchen always seems to be popular amongst design-conscious home planners. That may be because modern kitchen design is so open to change and updates – quite the practical benefit, seeing how fast trends and technology change these days.  

Tips for creating a modern kitchen

First and above all, a kitchen should always be a working zone. Its reputation for being a socialising spot is a modern-day factor, as the kitchen (like any other room) continues to evolve.

A modern kitchen is dynamic, with clear, sharp lines and smart ideas for blending storage and good looks. It always aims for beautifully lit spaces, especially where food is being prepared, and by natural light (if possible). However, don’t discount the importance of artificial lighting sources or layered lighting – after all, any space where you’ll be working with sharp objects and boiling-hot surfaces should be

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Gardens are such a large part of the typical South African homeowner, for what they represent to us. A garden is a place to gather family and friends, have a relaxing Sunday afternoons amidst our South African flora and many birds that are drawn to it. A garden is a place where our cats and dogs have their own modern jungle and can roam free. This is also a space where in our country, the sun shines almost 100% of the year, come summer or winter. There are many different styles that a South African garden can take on, but there are normally two distinct types: a city garden, and a country style garden. 

These two gardens have very different characteristics, but essentially have the same ingredients to a beautiful garden, they just look slightly different. A city garden simply means that this garden is located in a city usually

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What are some great bathroom ideas, designs & inspiration?

Though it may seem daunting, especially in the case of renovating, if you observe a few basic rules, it is possible to get the very best out of your bathroom space. As always, we recommend that you consider your personal style, but above all, you should heed the dimensions, conditions and of course, the style of the rest of the house to ensure the bathroom fits into the overall picture. 

After settling on a style, it’s recommended that you make decisions regarding the wall and floor coverings. You should also consider showers, baths and basins. Do you want to only include a free-standing shower unit or shower bath combination to give your bathroom the best of both worlds?

Check out our bathroom designs & bathroom ideas above and find some great ideas & bathroom inspiration. We also have small bathroom ideas

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Bathroom design ideas, inspiration & pictures l homify

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The style of bathroom that you choose will depend not only on the size of the room you have to work with, but also on the colours, tones and themes that appeal to you personally. Generally speaking, there are six styles (we take a closer look at these below) that we recommend choosing from, however there is also the possibility of mixing and matching to create the ultimate space that reflects your personal taste to a tee. The broad categories are modern, classic, eclectic, Scandinavian, rustic and country and with homify you can find countless examples in each category, to help you get a better idea of the styles that you actually like and how you might implement them into your own bathroom. 

Each style has key features that make it unique or noteworthy, Scandinavian bathrooms are, for example, defined by use of light wood tones and white finishes, while

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Room design ideas & pictures l homify

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What are some great interior design ideas?

For many, home design is an incredibly daunting process. Knowing where to begin, let alone choosing something unique or a theme for the whole house, is something many people leave to professionals. However, at homify we have made things simple; our rooms page lets you view the most popular photographs of the day. It also acts as an overview for the available categories for home ideas and home decor and even where experts in the country are located. 
Are your needs very specific? Do you only want ideas for certain rooms? Well, that’s okay. The website has been designed to help you easily navigate your way around the platform, with the rooms tab acting as the starting point for your home design journey. By listing out each category, you can be sure to find exactly what you need efficiently and quickly. Do be

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Garden design ideas & pictures l homify

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What are some great garden ideas?

Everyone has their own idea about what constitutes a dream garden. Firstly, you should always keep the conditions of the land in mind, as well as your own personal preferences and taste. Inject a ‘feel-good’ factor into your garden design to help it feel welcoming and inviting to both you and your guests – and to impress the neighbours! For those blessed with green fingers, you can let off steam and get your creative juices flowing by implementing your own design. Browse through our image archives to find your perfect garden design ideas, small garden ideas & landscaping design ideas. 

How do I effectively plan a garden? 

In order to effectively plan your garden, you should first gather some ideas, and, if need be, enlist the help of a gardening expert, landscape designer or landscape architect. It’s always advisable to consult an expert, especially

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