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  1. Traditional wisdom

    Posted Oct 25th 2009, 12:00am by Suji Owen

    ... split into two levels and is simply decorated in a gallery style: white walls, light floors and an extensive system of halogen lights to illuminate the Huangs' collection of antique ... way. It's fantastic.' The Huangs spent more than 30 years building their collection of antiques, many of which were purchased in Hong Kong. It seemed appropriate to repatriate some ...

  2. David Ng

    Posted May 31st 2009, 12:00am by Suji Owen

    ... interest in furniture initially came from there,' he says. What inspires his designs? At Anthony Ng, David Ng sourced both antique Chinese and imported Italian furniture, so the next step for him was to blend the ancient and modern, east and west, to create something new and contemporary. 'I take the spirit of Chinese antiques and merge it with the technology of modern Italian ...

  3. Picture perfect

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Suji Owen

    ... HK$3,280 each. Three antique chandeliers (costing from HK$9,000) hang from wires wrapped in coils of natural rope. At the entrance to the apartment is another light (HK$6,980), with long trains ... bi-fold doors open on to a large balcony decked with plantation teak, sourced from Tequila Kola at HK$70 a square foot. A birdcage lampshade (HK$1,980) and an antique wood carving (HK$8,000) ...

  4. What goes around

    Posted Oct 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Suji Owen

    ... prototype, which was based on an antique Chinese chair he had seen at the Danish Museum of Industrial Arts. The next, the China Chair, was a more comfortable version of the solid wood chair ... at a new design in no time. I can see straight away what is likely to work and which materials might be suitable.' The pared-down elegance of an antique Ming chair may be a classic addition ...

  5. A simple story told well

    Posted Sep 06th 2009, 12:00am by Suji Owen

    ... ceremony to introduce even more harmony into the couple's home before they moved in. Places have been found for a few treasured antiques and scrolls: family heirlooms that lend the interior ... Interiors. The antique three-drawer table stand is a family heirloom. 7 Sumptuous silks and plush carpets lend the master bedroom its cosy ambience. The floral vine pattern on the wall rug above ...

  6. True colours

    Posted Aug 17th 2008, 12:00am by Suji Owen

    ... large living space incorporating an open kitchen and dining area at one end and a comfortable niche of sofas at the other. Three antique elm-wood screen panels have been painted white ... golden tones of the furnishings. Spicy reddish-orange notes add an Asian zest to complement the Chinese antique cabinets while a judicious use of white lends a contemporary edge. Elsewhere, ...

  7. Male rooms

    Posted Apr 05th 2009, 12:00am by Suji Owen

    ... Adding colour is a work above the bed by Shanghai artist Wang Yehan, who is represented in Hong Kong by Opera Gallery (2 Wellington Street, tel: 2810 1208). A pair of antique Tibetan tables, ... a trip to Lhasa. The translucent table lamp cost HK$2,700 from Artemide. The antique coffee table, from Shanxi province, is from The Red Cabinet (shop 5, Chinachem Hollywood Centre, tel: 2536 ...

  8. Learning to let go

    Posted Sep 21st 2008, 12:00am by Suji Owen

    ... Instead of bedside tables, a pair of antique elm-wood baby chairs (HK$4,600 each from Min Gei Antiques, 50 Wyndham Street, Central, tel: 2524 5518) flank the bed while to its right sits a large ...

  9. Please re-lease me

    Posted Apr 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Suji Owen

    ... in fresh crisp linen were two designer lamps and an antique rug taken from my own home. I stopped short of planting lavender window boxes and baking bread during the viewings but, one week on, ...

  10. In good hands

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Suji Owen

    ... street and feeling compelled to buy antique pottery. Barendrecht says he never comes home from a trip empty-handed. Interspersed among the mementos are artworks in various mediums. The eclectic ...




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