A modern house in South Africa values texture, but put gorgeous wood at center stage.
Warm and cool, smooth and rough, House and Leisure features this masterful balancing act in their feature of a very talented interior designer, Hendre Bloem of Cape Town.
Note the many different applications of wood and grain throughout this house. The blunt rounds of wood stacked in the wall, the smooth panels that "paper" some, and the swirling patterned grain that accentuates the form of the chairs.
Click the link above to see the entire post and other articles, but get a taste of Bloem's apptitude for livable high style.