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A design icon celebrates its birthday

Iconic industrial designers Charles and Ray Eames left an astonishing legacy behind. Aside from their stylishly functional furniture, their mid-century modernist home – at once residence and studio – comes under the spotlight this year as it celebrates its 70th anniversary. It was in this house that some of the designers’ best-loved furniture was created, …

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A culinary journey around the wolrd

Dazzling food design personifies Gåte’s mouth-watering gastronomy, and this is perfectly illustrated in the restaurant’s recently launched Daytime Experience – a six course set menu dubbed A Journey Around the World, which craftily underpins the delights of global cuisine. Quoin Rock’s intercontinental flair has been fashioned by the Ukrainian Gaiduk family, who purchased the estate …

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A harmonious blend of timeless heritage with modern luxury

Located in Singapore’s downtown Civic and Cultural District is the architectural gem, once discretely known as Capitol Building and Stamford House, about which many locals fondly reminisce. Opened only a year ago, after years of meticulous restoration by acclaimed architects and updated with refreshing modern touches by famed interior designers, its glories will be revived …

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South Africa’s number one golf estate turns 25

The luxury golf and leisure estate Fancourt (www.fancourt.co.za) in the heart of South Africa’s legendary Garden Route celebrates its 25th birthday this year. Having hosted the likes of Tiger Woods and Ernie Els in the past, the internationally esteemed estate is honoring this milestone with a series of refurbishments, a bucket list golf offer and …

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Celebrating ten years of excellence

Johannesburg, July 2019 – Since inception in 2009, dw eleven – 13 has proudly offered experimental cuisine and exceptional service to diners in Johannesburg. Here’s how evolution and consistency have played their parts, as the establishment celebrates its 10th anniversary. High-profile restaurants often close their doors for good. It’s a big achievement when restaurants in …

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Luxurious Coupe and exciting Roadster finally arrive in South Africa

Launched internationally a while back, the BMW 8 Series Coupe and the all-new Z4 are now available in SA. Attending the media launch, Opulent Living had the opportunity to drive both models for a while and especially the 8 Coupe takes luxurious yet very dynamic driving to the next level. Maybe the latter is owed …

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