at home – Rhenda Allan of iKhaya

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welcome to 2014! I’m still on holiday but I couldn’t resist sharing this cool house from my old home town, Durban, featured in the latest issue of House and Leisure magazine. Clean design with an understated fresh appeal – the home of Durban creative Rhenda Allan of iKhaya online store really caught my eye. Why? Well, this year I’d like to give a few areas of my home a little freshening up and this beautifully inspiring feature home in the January issue speaks to me in a clear, contemporary voice.

My own interior style generally leans towards the modern with a strong inclination towards Mid-Century and Art Deco period pieces. The clean, coolness of this Durban interior has loads of appeal and has given me just the right amount of inspiration to inject our home with its own concoction of coolness. So enjoy this creative space alongside the last of my white Iceberg roses in a new ceramic vase from The Space.

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What do you think? Do you love the mostly grey palette with accents of blonde wood? Do you think that the streamlined, statement furniture gives this neutral interior an edgy appeal?

all photography by Megan Smith for Dressed By Style©

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