Tips & Techniques


1 Room, 4 Looks: Patio's get a new lease on life

Mar 08, 2017

Summer is here and it is time for outdoor entertainment.

Giving your patio a contemporary summer makeover couldn’t be easier. Take your cue from Plascon’s 2017 Colour Forecast and prepare for a season filled with creative outdoor entertaining.
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EXOTIC SIMPLICITY

Boho chic is easily achieved in a palette of terracotta, accented with deep blue and brought into the present by the addition of natural textures and geometric shapes.

Replicate our cover: boho chic

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RUSTIC MODERN

This relaxed, contemporary space owes its success to the use of a tranquil backdrop and the addition of lush foliage and metal accents for impact.

Give your patio a rustic modern makeover

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COUNTRY COOL

Tones of green are combined with glazed ceramics, pops of bright yellow and natural textures to create a contemporary take on rural living.

How to give your patio a country cool look

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IN THE PINK

Be inspired by the modern neutrals – in tones of pink and grey – to create an outdoor space that owes its sophistication to clean lines and muted hues.

These modern neutrals will take your patio from insipid to inspiring

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PHOTOGRAPHS: MICKY HOYLE PRODUCTION: LIEZEL NORVAL-KRUGER PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS: MAYBE CORPACI AND KARA FURTER