This Historic Cape Town Home Is A Collector’s Paradise

There’s an air of poetry and depth in gathered homes that branded items and mono-store interiors cannot touch. The act of choosing consciously and collecting over time is deliberate and mindful and totally unaffected by trends. For collector and homeowner Bernie Diedericks, former owner of The Treasury, a much-loved vintage store in Cape Town’s gentrified Woodstock neighborhood, it’s this slow- consumerism approach that informs his style. Ironically, it’s also the threat of clutter on both home and mind that rein it in.

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