Friday, February 11, 2011

Remodelista Visits South Africa

...and makes a stop at Babylonstoren, a resort set in the wine farms outside Cape Town. The restoration was steered by former Elle Decor (great mag!) editor, Karen Roos. The project so appeals to me because it blends the best of the past and the present... the gardens are inspired by the gardens of the Dutch East India Company gardens, including 300 varieties of edible plants... but combined with the most chic and comfortable of modern furnishings. Gosh, wandering around this place must be heaven.

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