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  1. How would you design a chair for lazybones?

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Janet Tam Ka-wing, 16, St Rose of Lima?s College My chair would be great for lazybones who love to eat. The back of the chair could be lowered into a bed position. There would ... another button would turn the chair into a couch. Jimin Kang, 13, South Island School My chair would have a special timing function to allow an hour or two of idle (but luxurious) reclining. But, ...

  2. Smoking chairs

    Posted Mar 07th 2010, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... Kavita Daswani There is nothing anachronistic about the type of smoking chairs- also called club chairs- that members of London's elite gentlemen's clubs of the 1800s would relax ... smoke-free- households. Belgian designer Stefan Schoning has come up with the Smoke chair (below) for Antwerp-based design house Feld (feld.be). A modern interpretation of the classic club chair ...

  3. Bright sparks

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Nicolette Loizou

    ... and Sophie Howe, Ralli Design has found solace in sturdy plywood with the Flip Chair, which can be adapted easily for dining and relaxing, and the Stepping Stool, which, in doubling as a mini-ladder, ... Stackable and suitable for indoor and outdoor use, it also has a built-in handle that makes it easy to move around. His Alle chair comes in four-legged and column-based versions and boasts curves ...

  4. A spooky old house and a strange painting spell trouble

    Posted Aug 31st 2008, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen The Master of the Fallen Chairs By Henry Porter Published by Orchard Books ISBN 978 1 84616 624 2 If you see a chair that's fallen over, are you tempted to pick it up? Most people are. There is something unsettling about a chair that has been tipped over. Chairs are meant to be upright, their four feet firmly on the ground. A chair that has been knocked over ...

  5. Related news

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vegetal Chair and Algues for Vitra The brothers worked for four years to create this universal chair. With contours borrowed from nature, it features flat branch structures woven in three levels to form a slightly irregular seating shell. On the underside, the chair is stabilised by ribs that grow out of the supportive legs. Clouds for Kvadrat These 'clouds' consists ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    History enthusiasts pull up a chair at Heritage Museum exhibition exploring the role of seating as a cultural artefact

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com A museum exhibition explores the role of seating as a cultural artefact History enthusiasts pull up a chair Slightly faded and elegantly curved, the wooden ... Szeto, Hong Kong Heritage Museum curator. "It's in fantastic condition." On loan from the Brooklyn Museum in New York, the stool is the oldest of 100 or so chairs on display ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Critics say Finance Committee chair Ng Leung-sing is in over his head

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Ng Leung-sing took Finance Committee chair after eight years out of politics. Now he faces a battle his critics say he lacks the skills for Old hand ... years before making a return two years ago, that gap seems to have left him out of touch with today's political ecology. The gentle, low-profile banker and legislator, who chairs ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Another psychiatric patient held after chairs ‘thrown’ from high-rise building

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 03:18pm by Clifford Lo and Lo Wei

    ... Clifford Lo and Lo Wei No one injured in incident which follows death of salesman hit by falling chair on Tuesday Now five chairs sent crashing to ground A psychiatric patient has been arrested on suspicion of throwing five chairs from his 33rd-floor flat in a Yau Tong public housing estate yesterday, in the second such incident in three days. No one was injured, a police ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Passer-by killed by chair ‘thrown from 10-storey building’; psychiatric patient held

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:55am by Clifford Lo, Jessie Lau and Shirley Zhao

    ... Clifford Lo, Jessie Lau and Shirley Zhao Police arrest mentally-ill mainlander found drinking on top of building Chair 'thrown' from roof kills man A 22-year-old psychiatric patient has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a passer-by was killed by a chair thought to have been thrown from the roof of a 10-storey building in Mong Kok yesterday. The suspect ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Developer Vincent Lo to chair Airport Authority, but only for one year

    Posted May 31st 2014, 03:32am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Lo gets airport job- but will take off after a year Property developer Vincent Lo Hong-sui is taking over as chairman of the Airport Authority after Marvin Cheung Kin-tung abruptly quit citing his health. But in an unu ...




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