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The dynamo behind internationally-recognised design brand Helon Melon has turned the space into a sublime events venue that complements her design studio and food-product development hub. It’s also every inch a gracious, warm and inspiring home and everyone’s invited. It’s difficult to think of a more welcoming, enticing invitation than that offered by Helen Gibbs on her Helon Melon Facebook page: “Eat, Meet, Shop, Delight, Treat, Smile........” It’s even more challenging to imagine a space more conducive to all of the above than Helen’s new home, workplace and catering and events venue on the top floor of the historic Old Castle Brewery in Woodstock, Cape Town. This expansive, three-tiered triple-volume loft perfectly balances modern, industrial and classical styles. Face-brick, steel and glass structural elements are softened by Helen’s neutral interiors palette and the abundance of natural multi-textured textiles. French antiques co-exist easily alongside functional stainless

Est Magazine #12  
Est Magazine #12  

Global living with an Australian twist