Featured Blog Posts – July 2014 Archive (23)

Simplistic Food Art

Russian art director Kristina Razueva laid out these food posters, a nice mix of typefaces against full-bleed images. The naturalistic food styling—a bitten gourd here, a piece of twine there—serves as a refreshing break from the manicured images we usually see in foodie mags.



Added by Elesha Stewart on July 30, 2014 at 17:34 — No Comments

Mushroom Fun

I love the fun element of these uber funky quilted stools by Swiss designer, Véronique Baer, that squish down when sat on and bounce back up when the sitter stands up.


Her aim was to "create a seat which will adapt totally to any kind of body shape and which will therefore offer the maximum amount of comfort."  The seats are created by gluing together two pieces…


Added by Elesha Stewart on July 30, 2014 at 17:14 — No Comments

Country Chic in Western Spain

Imagine glittering skies, Kalamata olives, green pastures and lush interiors…Imagine this was your life…and home.


Madrid studio, Ábaton, has rebuilt a crumbling stone stable in the countryside of western Spain and converted the building into a self-sufficient family home.  Located miles away from the nearest town, the old building was too remote to be connected…


Added by Elesha Stewart on July 30, 2014 at 16:53 — No Comments

The Bridge Bistro- De Hoek Country Hotel

Taking a break from bustling city life in Johannesburg doesn’t mean going a bridge too far...actually I did it with a bunch of girlfriends at the new Bridge Bistro Restaurant, at the gorgeous De Hoek Country Hotel in Magaliesburg, only an hour away from Johannesburg.

De Hoek country hotel, a five-star establishment, has a well-earned reputation when it comes to gourmet dining and the sumptuous Conservatory restaurant provides the fine dining and wine pairing that discerning…


Added by paola chellew on July 30, 2014 at 11:24 — No Comments

Suzuki’s SX4

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The first impression

My first impression of the new SX4 was much like a foreign…


Added by Daniel Calbacho on July 28, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments


You don’t have to flip through a fashion magazine to see that dresses and tops with cutouts that show sexy little glimpses of skin are one of this year’s hottest fashion trends. Just look around at the next special event you attend — there’s likely to be at least one person showing off the style.


The fashion trends appeared on NYC’s runways during the 2013 Spring/Summer fashion…


Added by Elesha Stewart on July 25, 2014 at 6:00 — No Comments

Toyota’s cross dressing Etios

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We may all complain about poor service delivery and increased consumer inflation, but despite government…


Added by Daniel Calbacho on July 23, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

House of Harlow 1960 – Now in SA

One of my favourite, ever-so-stylish celebs has to be Nicole Richie.  She always looks so feminine with an avant-garde twist, giving her that overall polished look which she pulls off with the help of her own signature label, House of Harlow 1960 which is now available in South Africa.


Labelled by Vogue as the “Queen of summer dressing”, Nicole Richie’s House…


Added by Elesha Stewart on July 23, 2014 at 6:00 — No Comments

Sugar Blossom Fashion

Summer is almost here and with it comes new romantic fashion trends from one of our favourite fashion brands, catering to our needs of stunning day and night looks.  Sugar Blossom, the latest collection from Forever New is romantic and feminine.


A fresh bouquet of floral prints meets a palette of pale, creamy pastels apparent in each exquisitely soft piece. Signature…


Added by Elesha Stewart on July 22, 2014 at 13:38 — No Comments

ERKE Sport hits South African Shores

ERKE the exciting, international Sportswear Brand has recently arrived on South African shores. The brand specializes in sports apparel and has been sponsor to many International Sports Icons and Sporting events. In addition, Erke is a patron of the…


Added by neofundi on July 22, 2014 at 13:30 — No Comments

Nissan’s everyday superhero car – Nissan’s 370Z

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The first impression

Sports cars are desired by many and only realised by those with lots of…


Added by Daniel Calbacho on July 21, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

WIN Tickets to Decorex Joburg!

Three lucky readers could win double tickets to South Africa’s largest décor, design and lifestyle exhibition, valued at R200 per set.


X PUBLICATION is giving away three double tickets to Neofundi readers who can’t wait to see the very latest in décor and design. Decorex joburg kicks off from the 6th to 10th August at the Gallagher Convention Centre…


Added by alexandra avgitidis on July 17, 2014 at 20:00 — No Comments

Air France Takes on Fashion

I saw these fashion forward images circulating with Air France written all over them, seems like “France is in the Air” is Air France’s new slogan which sets the tone for their 2015 transformation plan. These bold ads that is sure to grab your attention, whether you like them or not were created by BETC agency and Argentinian photographers Sofia & Mauro. The…


Added by Elesha Stewart on July 17, 2014 at 6:00 — No Comments

9 Hours Capsule Hotel

We've heard of capsule hotels, for rent, in mostly Asia, so what makes this “9 Hours” Hotel in Tokyo any different?


The concept is simple; 1 hour shower + 7 hours to sleep + 1 hour rest = 9 hours. Apparently it’s a state-of-the-art facility, offering a luxurious experience with a choice of 125 modern capsules spread over 9 stories, separate male and female…


Added by Elesha Stewart on July 16, 2014 at 14:00 — No Comments

Preview - Gianvito Rossi

Gianvito Rossi raises Heels and temperatures with this Trendy twist of a Classic Court, by creating a Cut-out Court Shoe in Modern Monochrome. Make your mark with these Black and White Beauties. This is Luxury Italian Footwear at its’ finest, where the “real luxury lies in the pleasure of slipping them on.”

©Taryn Louch…


Added by Preview on July 15, 2014 at 20:45 — No Comments

Bon Anniversaire Bourgie! The 10 year Birthday Celebration of Kartell's Iconic Lamp

Designed in 2004 by Ferruccio Laviani for Kartell, the Bourgie lamp has become a symbol of the synthesis of styles and eras- the eclectic concept that is taking from the past and reinterpreting the design in form and modern production. We've all come to love this luxe light whose idea was inspired from an antique Baroque candelabra with…


Added by Chiara on July 14, 2014 at 19:31 — No Comments

The French gravel buster

The Renault Duster 

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The first impression

Ever since Renault launched their well-priced SUV late last…


Added by Daniel Calbacho on July 13, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

Travelling Made Easy with TUMI

Whilst we battle the ebb and flow of winter in the southern hemisphere, Europe’s summer is in full swing and so, now is the perfect time to jet-off to international waters for your dream holiday.  TUMI has your luggage woes covered with the launch of their Fall 2014 collection.


They’ve used the city of Amsterdam for…


Added by Elesha Stewart on July 7, 2014 at 20:10 — No Comments

Naturaltech by Davines

Davines, a well-known beauty brand stocked at all Carlton Hair salons, has recently launched the new Naturaltech range of products, designed to effectively solve scalp and hair problems, thanks to the action of highly functional active principles.


In Davines’ laboratories, they’ve created a perfect synergy between nature and technology, combining only the best…


Added by Elesha Stewart on July 7, 2014 at 19:56 — No Comments

Décor, Design and Lifestyle Expo – Decorex 2014

In its 21’st year, Decorex Joburg is “unmissible” this year with new features that will ensure visitors are on top of the very latest décor and design trends and happenings both in South Africa and around the world.


Kicking off Decorex Joburg is the Design and Trend Forecast conference featuring leading trend analyst Dion Chang (7 August), whilst…


Added by Elesha Stewart on July 7, 2014 at 19:39 — No Comments

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