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Take it outside
Architects talk exterior colour

Bold use of colour on home exteriors is a brave step that should emphasise a buildings strong points. Three architects explain how strong accent colours can be used to enhance the design of a house.
Colour Matters
How paint has skyrocketed Parkhursts property prices

There's living proof that the colours chosen by the residents of this trendy Johannesburg suburb have added real value to their homes.
Room to grow
Clever colour tricks for fun play stations

Ensure the spaces kids play, work and sleep in are stimulating and upbeat with these cute paint ideas.
Rainbow nation
Colour provides the beating heart of this Cape community

A declaration of freedom, a statement of expression, a symbol of identity... for the people of Bo-Kaap, colour stands for this, and more.
Water therapy
The spectrum of watery hues instills peace and tranquility

A watery palette of soothing spa colours evokes thoughts of holidays and rest and signals the return of balance and poise to a frenzied world.
Repaint: the new redecorate
3 inexpensive makeovers for a childrens bedroom

Problem: your family has grown from four to six in a matter of a sonar scan. Solution: Simply use paint to convert the garage into a kid's bedroom.
Three colours white
Hints and tips for creating a white-on-white scheme

White is not a mere absence of colour; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black...
Colour change
Muted but not monochromatic

Alwyn Burgers apartment shifts gear from dramatic black-and-white to the muted, soothing shades of Plascons Settled palette.
The magpie's nest
Open-plan living

An old barn-style garage became a home in miniature, trimmed with beads and brocade, satin and silk, and with colour used to lay down boundary lines.

One Room Four Looks

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