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  1. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Architects rekindle passion for plywood, 70 years after Eames chair

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 05:14am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson peta.tomlinson@scmp.com What started as an experiment in practicality over appearance has developed into a cheap and flexible favourite more than 70 years on Architects rekindle passion for plywood Charles Eames caused quite a stir when he first used plywood to make a chair. Until then, furniture had been heavy, solid and complex. He thought it should be lighter, ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Comfort zone

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... Inchbald School of Design. "The light is very bright," she says. "I wanted to make it feel like you'd want to touch the walls, and sit in every couch and chair to enjoy ... aquamarine, white, purple and black Ilia lacquer chairs surround a glass-top dining table Emery designed, and a strikingly simple abstract painting adds a contemporary splash of colour behind a white ...

  3. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Seats with a View exhibition shines fresh light on chairs

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... a window into people's souls." Law's bench was one of nine pieces shown at Art Basel Hong Kong in Seats with a View, an exhibition of locally designed chairs organised by the Hong Kong Design Centre. Local luminaries Barrie Ho, Lee Chi-wing, Dan Lee, Steve Leung, Ed Ng and Kelvin Ng drew chairs from their collections, while Law, Douglas Young and Freeman Lau designed ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Settling in

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... 2865 3893). Jennifer Hui, of Jennifer H Lifestyle Design (1 Tai Ping Shan Street, Sheung Wan, tel: 2621 6883), found the classic Eames chair and footstool (HK$43,000 in total) at Manks (3/F, ... pots (from HK$1,380 to HK$2,690) and white elephant ornaments (HK$595 and HK$879) from Fink (20/F, Horizon Plaza, tel: 3520 2526). Behind the chair is a floor lamp (HK$730) from Tint Living ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Thrown a curveball

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:31pm by David Roden

    ... legs, came from Le Cadre Gallery, as did the dining chairs (HK$15,000 each). On the table are a pair of “spike balls” (large, HK$1,250; small HK$850) and an ice bucket (HK$1,800) from Lala ... in London. Bought at Restoration Hardware several years ago were the standing mirror, with antiqued finish, and the 60s Link Bench. The Turkish handmade fabric on it was a gift. The chair was bought ...

  6. Magazines - Style - DESIGN

    Enjoy outdoor comfort

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:19pm by Vivian Chen

    ... and neutral-coloured Grid set can accommodate a big party, HK$108,787 2.   BLUME LIVING  The Genisan chair features an organic curve design, making it a beautiful addition to your home, HK$12,900 3.   DEDON ... last recent resort getaway? The Artemis ceiling fan brings back those memories, HK$3,880 5.  TREE The Vincent Sheppard Deauville chair is an ideal dining chair for the outdoors. The elegant ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Raising the bar

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Jane Steer

    ... area by structural pillars and roof beams. It works well. Tucked into a far corner, the entertainment side is bright and cheerful, with a green sofa, orange felt chair by Ligne Roset and quirky ... muses. “But I love them. I really don’t care if I don’t sell them; they look better here.” Dining area The dining chairs (HK$5,000 each) and table (a gift from a client) are by B&B Italia ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Team spirit

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:09pm by Charmaine Chan

    ... chairs sourced through Artek, the company founded by modernist Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. Continuity is achieved by an impressive engineered-wood floor throughout much of the flat. "I ... In this room and elsewhere, furniture by Hong Kong-based American interior designer Candace Campos complements such classics as the Pelikan chair, designed by Finn Juhl in 1940. "She consulted ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Store de force: The World Beyond

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by TAMSIN BRADSHAW

    ... Products were made differently 50 years ago … the Eameses took 2½ years to make one chair, whereas now people make 10 chairs a week." How did the pop-up store at PMQ come about? "I loved ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Designer Naoto Fukasawa's object lesson on the beauty of function

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 03:50am by Catherine Shaw

    ... to stabilise ultra slim Corian shelves; and the elegantly refined Hiroshima chair, crafted through an innovative blend of traditional craft techniques and industrial machines for Japan's Maruni ...




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