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  • Cape Wine Guide – Ernie Else Wine Estate

      Dark Horse recently assisted in providing furnishings for the world-class Ernie Els wine estate in Stellenbosch. Reopening after an incredible revamp by RHI (Rumour Has It Interiors), the revamp saw the newly updated, 360 integrated space claiming a sought-after award in the acclaimed Luxury Lifestyle Awards, winning the award for the category Best Luxury …

  • thelema wine tasting

    Cape Wine Guide – Thelema

      Bringing a contemporary look and feel to the Thelema wine tasting room, Dark Horse was recently assigned to provide some bold new furniture pieces for the much-lauded estate’s new tasting room extension.  Thelema Mountain Vineyards lies on the south-easterly side of the Simonsberg Mountain, 530m above sea level. The high altitude and rich soil …

  • Choosing the perfect armchair

    Choosing the perfect armchair can be a challenge. Here at Dark Horse we are modern designers at our core and believe in balancing great design with a classic approach. Often used as an either an accent piece or focal point of a living room environment, it should exude your style and personality without compromising on [...] More
  • Modern Home Bar Design

    Interview: Decor Identity / Johannesburg

    Elisha Annandale / Owner A quick snapshot of modern interior design of a home bar area . This space has a natural flow and beautiful sense of entertainment. There is nothing better than to entertain at your home bar with friends. Being able to relax and entertain in comfort, whilst enjoying a beautiful and modern [...] More
  • Creative work at home: Baking Sourdough

    Exploring creativity at home – We’re asking questions about how to make things, add a creative touch and be inspired when away from the office, studio or engaging with people. What made you decide to bake Sourdough bread? Having been stuck in lock down and itching to make something – Sourdough bread was an obvious …

  • Apartment Living: MAKE / Clifton Apartment Style

    Modern apartment style is captivated in the Clifton Terraces. Surrounded by Lion’s Head, Table Mountain and Clifton’s picturesque beaches, Clifton Terraces provides a private and serene enclave where discrete luxury and comfort are complimented by breathtaking and inspiring views. The Clifton Terraces is the epitome of luxurious apartment style. With the incredible views offset with …

  • Creative work at home: Drawing

    Exploring creativity at home – We’re asking questions about how to make things, add a creative touch and be inspired when away from the office, studio or engaging with people. How did you decide what to draw? I wanted to do something jungle themed as our son Noa loves a story about a monkey in …

  • Home office – Ideas, tips and tricks

        Working from home is not for everyone. Whilst others can adapt with little interruption. The fact that so much of our work is digitally connected doesn’t negate the fact that physical interaction and place of work is crucial to many of us. You can imagine how in our world of making physical products, …

  • Apartment Living: Dark Horse for BLOK C10

    An idealistic space for the urban professional who values well-crafted and modern apartment design, this latest offering is a must-see. Blok has launched their latest offering – TENONQ. It’s a an exciting eight-storey building is home to 53 apartments which is the biggest in the Blok portfolio “It’s the launching of new work and ideas …

  • Modern residential architecure in Johannesburg by JVR

    Interview: JVR / Johannesburg

    Joe van Rooyen / Owner A quick snapshot of modern residential architecture in Johannesburg. This beautiful home boasts wide open living spaces and showcases an array of finishes and materials. The interior feels like a "modern classic" Johannesburg home, with the use of exposed board as an inlay to the ceiling and we love how [...] More
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