Inside a South African interior designer’s dream home – sustainable living in the Indonesian jungle
Jennifer Newton’s extensive imprint on Hong Kong homes runs the gamut from rustic glam to modern industrial, all with an appealing eco-conscious patina. But the interior designer was never entirely satisfied with her impact, despite the accolades she received. Media coverage – including by Post Magazine – praised the environmentally friendly and natural materials that went into many of her projects, she says, but frustration grew because that seemed as far as she could go.
“I wanted to do something that was really natural,” Newton says, from south Lombok, Indonesia. “I wanted to grow my own food, be self-sufficient and explore if it was possible to live without consuming.”