Eclectic elegance in a multifaceted Constantia home

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Photographs Greg Cox l Production Marian van Wyk

The décor on the cosy stoep is elegant yet unpretentious, offset by a palette of white and grey. Dining chairs from Tafelberg Furniture; sofas from Plaisir du Jardin 

By her own admission, Lella Kondylis is the antithesis of Marie Kondo, the famous Japanese tidying expert. Yet, Lella does not tolerate clutter. That’s what is so charming about her 30-year-old Constantia home: on the one hand, it’s light and airy and on the other, it’s all dramatic décor with oversized wallpaper and bright colours – all of which works together perfectly.

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