VISI Picks of the Week Series – Week 179

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From a majestic wooden home in Slovenia to a Cape Town-based illustrator’s empowering collaboration with BLAC, these are the top VISI picks of the week series – week 179.

1. The Wooden House by studio PIKAPLUS

“I’m blown away by the design and architectural beauty of this marvelous wooden house in Slovenia, says Editor-In-Chief Sumien Brink. “This residence was designed as a shelter from adverse weather elements.”

Soft wooden interiors as seen in one of the rooms inside.

All the rooms, with the exception of the bathroom, are built in a way that lets the natural light of the surroundings in.

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2. Planet Pins

“I just can’t help but love these planet pins by Tokyo-based industrial designer Duncan Shotton,” says Online Editor Lindi Brownell Meiring. “They’ve just been launched on Kickstarter and there are only 100 limited edition sets currently available.”

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3. New Colours From Caesarstone

“Three new additions have been added to Caeserstone’s colour palette,” says assistant editor Tracy Greenwood. “The surface manufacturing company has taken to nature for the inspiration of the three stone-like finishes, which I absolutely love!”

Moorland Fog: A granite-inspired surface in shades of grey and taupe.

Rugged Concrete: this surface has a raw, aged feel, which adds a rustic edge to indoor spaces.

Mont Blanc: named after the highest peak in the Alps, this release encapsulates the romantic landscape with its light and dark grey mixture.

4. BLAC X Anna Bu Kliewer Collaboration

Phenomenal Women is a collaboration between BLAC Designs and collage artist Anna Bu Kliewer,” says Content Producer Palesa Kgasane. “Conceptualised to empower women, this exciting project features various manipulated surrealist collage images accompanied by poetry written for and by women.”

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5. Reclaim Design Fabric Pots

“Reclaim Design is a small company in Cape Town that makes home decor products from reclaimed/recycled material,” says Features Writer Amelia Brown. “I love their collection of plant pots made from bright and bold materials. A quirky addition to a garden!” Find out where to buy indoor plants online in SA to place into these beautiful pots.

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