Houses That Shaped Us

“We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us,” said Sir Winston Churchill on October 28 1943 in the House of Lords, requesting that the House of Commons, bombed out in May 1941, be rebuilt exactly as before. In 1997 an extremely young, newly wed me moved into this house with my newborn daughter and her

November 2015 Garden & Home feature with Lisa Swart of Oksijen Interior Design

Interior designer Lisa Swart turned an outdated family bathroom into a contemporary space. ABOVE: A bath from Bathroom Fusion takes centre stage and a frameless shower was incorporated on the right. The floor tiles are from Bathroom Bizarre and the metro tiles are from Douglas Jones. The upper section was painted with Plascon’s Elephant. INSET: