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Cape Reed International and Katsura Garden Design Collaboration

In Blog, Completed Projects, Outdoor Inspiration, Residential 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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8 Creative Uses For Timber Laths

In Blog, Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

If you’re looking for an affordable way to add a bit of rustic chic to your garden, look no further than the humble timber laths. Being a natural resource, it is both eco-friendly and sustainable and often less expensive than other decorative items. But what we just absolutely love about these simple pieces of timber, is the many ways in …

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Cape Reed Tribute Project

In Cape Reed Tribute by Karlin van der Vyver

It has been six months since we started our very special tribute project in honour of our late founder, Louis vd Vyver. Progress has been steady, and it is quite exciting to see Louis’ dream and vision of this property realized, bit by bit. To kick off the project, we first had to clear the building of all existing interior …

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Light Your Deck Like a Pro: 6 Tips & Ideas

In Blog, Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

When thinking about deck lighting, a lot of people consider it to be a finishing touch or an afterthought of deck design. The truth is, if you light up all the right spots on your deck, there’s very little left for you to do. Just throw in a decent-looking table and a few durable chairs, and you’ve made yourself an …

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Bluewaters

In Commercial, Completed Projects, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Located off the coast of Jumeirah Beach Residence and the Dubai Marina, Dubai’s latest hotspot, the man-made development Bluewaters, is officially open. This island development is divided into three main areas: a residential area which includes luxury apartments, hotels and resorts, a shopping area as well as an entertainment area. Overlooking the island, the world’s largest Ferris wheel, Ain Dubai, …

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Al Seef, Dubai

In Commercial, Completed Projects, 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 top 10 places you should visit when you’re next in Dubai

In Travel Destinations by Karlin van der Vyver

Being one of the most unique cities in the world, Dubai is undoubtedly a travelers dream, with its great architecture, vibrant night life, rich history and attractions for each and every one. The next time you plan a trip to Dubai, make sure these top 10 Cape Reed inspired destinations are on your list to visit! FUN FOR EVERYONE If …

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Cape Reed International: Proud to be associated with Nikki Beach Club

In Completed Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Cape Reed International is once again proud to be associated with one of the prominent names in the world of entertainment – this time around its no other than the world-renowned Nikki Beach Club. With no less than 13 clubs all around the world, Nikki Beach Club is known for its glamorous yet laid-back atmosphere, elegantly comfortable décor and the …

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15 Customized Outdoor Kitchens to Spice Up Your Life

In Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

Those among us who have tried it, will tell you that al fresco cooking is much more fun and adventurous than the conventional indoor version we are used to. Especially when the weather is pleasant and warm, dining outside is quite satisfying and surprisingly refreshing! An outdoor kitchen can range from an elaborate set-up with plenty seating, serving and cooking …

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

In Completed Projects 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. Impressed by the stunning product that Cape Reed has to offer, these experts have contracted Cape Reed to help create their unique theme at no less than three outlets in the UAE, with the …

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Dubai Safari Park is Open!

In Completed Projects 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 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 …