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The House & Garden Directory 50 Leading Interior Designers
Compiled by Mila Crewe-Brown

Yvonne has a classic contemporary style, incorporating shades of white, taupe and stone to complement the look. ‘It is a very relaxed, informal look,’ she says. Her work is mainly residential, although she has worked on Londolozi Game Lodge in the Sabi Sands...

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"Estate of Bliss" - House & Garden Magazine - Nov 2011
by Kate Haggie

Such is the demand in frenetic urban centres for a sense of escape, that estate living has become the modern answer to a laid-back lifestyle. It allowed the owners of this home to achieve the closest thing to country living without sacrificing the...

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"Serene Dream" - SA Garden and Home Magazine - Sept 2011

A neutral scheme is like a classic white T-shirt – with the right accessories you can easily reinvent it time and again, believes Johannesburg interior designer Yvonne O’Brien...

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"Bush Craft" - House and Leisure Magazine - Oct 2010
by Robyn Alexander

The best bush experiences are perfect moments that can be recalled for years afterwards: the instant a leopard lifts her head; the split second it takes a kingfisher to catch its prey...

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"Fit For a King" - House & Garden Magazine - Jan/Feb 2009
Text by Cathy O'Clery, Photography by Elsa Young

A bush interior awash with subdued blues and cool greys is in chic sync with its granite-rich environment. A relaxed living area - that opens up to the outdoors - is made comfortable with oversized armchairs from Cécile & Boyd’s...

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"Scene From Above" - House & Garden Magazine - April 2008
Text by Cathy O'Clery, Photography by Elsa Young

A new lodge at Londolozi, designed by Yvonne O’Brien, takes a soulful approach to its environs delivering a relaxed yet finely crafted aesthetic from its spectacularly elevated position...

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