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Aüa Playa, Marbella, Spain

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Next time you find yourself on the Costa del Sol, make sure to make your way to the trendiest new restaurant on the Golden Mile, Aüa Playa. This stunning new beach restaurant brings together minimalistic design and natural elements to create a Spanish-Bohemian atmosphere in a Mediterranean setting. The restaurant  have designed a menu full of gastronomic discoveries, with healthy …

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Cape Reed International and Katsura Garden Design Collaboration

In Blog, New Products & News by Karlin van der Vyver

As world leaders in creating a desired lifestyle, the Cape Reed team in Spain recently teamed up with international landscape design company, Katsura Garden Design. Cape Reed’s eco-friendly, sustainable timber and thatch structures pair exceptionally well with the East Asiatic influence of Katsura’s design principles, turning ordinary gardens into extraordinary outdoor living spaces that transpire not only beauty in its …

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Cabrits Resort & Spa Kempinski Dominica

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Cabrits Resort & Spa Kempinski Dominica has officially opened its doors in the north of Dominica. Surrounded by Cabrits National Park, the unobtrusive design of this peaceful, hidden away five-star luxury resort in Dominica preserves the natural beauty and ecosystem of this stunning, unexplored volcanic island. The 151-room resort, with its breathtaking panoramic view of the Caribbean Sea, invites guests …

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A Tribute To Founding Member, Louis Van Der Vyver

In Cape Reed Tribute, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Cape Reed international is embarking on a very special, year-long project in tribute to our (late) founding father, Louis van der Vyver. During the following year, we will completely renovate and remodel his private residence in Cape Town, South Africa which will also include an office block that will become the new home of the local Cape Reed office. Cape …

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Al Seef, Dubai

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Al Seef, a leisure destination by Meraas, tells the story of Dubai through architecture and ambiance, enabling visitors to rediscover the heart of the city along its much-loved creek. With the rich Emirati heritage, history and culture at its core, Al Seef consists of a heritage area, inspired by traditional architecture and a more contemporary area inspired by modern design …

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The new Trader Vic’s at the Hilton Jumeirah, Dubai

In Uncategorized by Karlin van der Vyver

With branches scattered across the globe Trader Vic’s has become known for its exotic cuisines and signature cocktails in an environment inspired by the South Pacific. As of 2018 there are three Trader Vic’s restaurants in the United States, two in Europe, eleven in the Middle East, two in East Asia, and one in Seychelles. Impressed by the stunning product …

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Dubai Safari Park is Open!

In Uncategorized by Karlin van der Vyver

After months (that turned into years!) of planning, design and construction we can finally present to you the magnificent Dubai Safari Park! Having had a pretty good idea of what to expect form Dubai Safari Park, nothing could really prepare us for the final product that awaited. Once inside the park, it is hard to miss our handiwork, with beautiful …

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Our new square timber daybeds

In New Products & News by Karlin van der Vyver

Isn’t it time you spoil yourself with the pleasure of daydreaming in the privacy and tranquility of your own garden… In keeping up with ever evolving design trends in our line of work, we recently extended our product range to include square cut timber in our designs and structures. Our square timber daybeds are stylish yet functional and make for …

Paradise Escape – The idyllic Al Maya Island and Resort, Abu Dhabi

In Uncategorized by Louise van Niekerk

Surrounded by dazzling blue waters and white sandy beaches, Al Maya Island and Resort is a heavenly paradise escape from the hustle and bustle of the busy city life. Situated 9km from the Abu Dhabi Corniche, a 20-minute boat ride is all it takes to reach this isolated spot of paradise. Lined with shaded umbrellas and cabanas, the dazzling white …

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10 Pergola Ideas For Home

In Blog, Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

The pergola is often overlooked when it comes to adding function, detail or structure to your property. They are extremely versatile, these structures are rarely limited by creative designs or tricky construction areas which make them the perfect asset for any outdoor space! A fantastic way to add functionality to a space that is rarely used. 2.  An excellent shading …