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Scandinavian Inspired Interior - David L Douglas

Scandinavian Inspired Interior - David L Douglas

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"Our overall experience with Rubio Monocoat products has been excellent. We use various colours and products across the company now, including Rubio Monocoat Oil Plus 2C, Pure. This is a product that we use almost daily.” - Michael Douglas

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A Modern Barn - Lunawood

A Modern Barn - Lunawood

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Rubio WoodCream was chosen for the exterior cladding of this stunning residence in Hout Bay, Cape Town, because the finish mimics the look of Shou Sugi Ban (ancient Japanese technique of burning timber). This home was designed by Salt Architects and built by Musa Renovations and Projects. The homeowners wanted the cladding to look modern without coming across as too "slick" or having too much sheen in the finish. Rubio WoodCream created a natural look and feel, showing the variance of the natural grain and weathered look. Besides the aesthetics, they chose this product because of the ease of application...

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Sculpted Drinks Cabinet - Nick James

Sculpted Drinks Cabinet - Nick James

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This drinks cabinet has exquisitely sculpted doors from a piece of solid oak revealing wonderful shapes and patterns in the grain that lie beneath the surface.The doors envelop a beautifully detailed interior perfect for all of those prized bottles of gin and cherished whisky collection. The doors have solid racks for storing bottles or glasses and adjustable shelves inside the cabinet means the layout can be made just as needed. Hand-cut dovetailed drawers offer space for bottle openers and all manner of drinks preparation devices. Solid oak construction throughout provides a solid piece that will stand the test of time...

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Mesh Club

Mesh Club

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The project objective was to create a dynamic space for a large range of use by the members. An example of this is the boardrooms, which had to be designed to create a space that could cater for 4 simultaneous separate meetings or the flexibility to cater for 2 x 50 seater conferences as well as a 90 seater conference style space. Folding acoustic walls and organic puzzle-piece boardroom tables that fit together to create near endless configurations to solve this. The catwalk table in the bar is a favorite element as it creates a feeling that anything could happen...

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Lanzerac Hotel

Lanzerac Hotel

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The Lanzerac Hotel and Spa is one of the top hotels in South Africa, and is a well-known and iconic landmark. It is situated in Stellenbosch in the middle of the Cape Winelands. The Estate was established in 1692 and is rich in history. The world's first Pinotage (1957 vintage), was bottled in its cellars and not only does it produce top class and award winning wines, it also boasts a 5 Star Hotel and Spa. In May 2017, the Main Building which housed the lounge, dining, reception area, and the Taphuis Bar, was gutted in a fire. Only the...

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