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  1. Nature's fury produces a brainstorm or two for designer's new line

    Posted Sep 09th 2010, 12:00am

    ... Ben Sin Designer Lulu Cheung and Danish footwear company ECCO teamed up on Wednesday at the Watermark to unveil their latest designs: a line of clothing inspired by Nordic culture ... collection resonates with me more than usual because it was inspired by the volcanic eruptions in Scandinavia,' the designer said. 'I wanted to bring a dark quality to the collection, ...

  2. Winner of quake design was driven 'to do something'

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun When Sichuan province was devastated by a magnitude 8 earthquake in May last year, Gao Jianhang was busy preparing for a trip to the United States to study urban design ... at Harvard's Graduate School of Design, Xiong Xing and Lu Xiaoxuan, won the top prize in a competition to design quake-resistant housing. Their 'shaking houses' design beat 184 other entries ...

  3. Designer, developer boldly go to court over space-age resort

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Its futuristic design made it look more like a scene from a Star Trek film than a world-class resort and spa in the heart of Sai Kung. But it was a legal dispute between the developer and the designer that destroyed the project, not an attack by the Klingons. The Xuma Beach Resort and Spa would have been valued at more than US$420 million when complete, according ...

  4. Wanted: designs for future of Sichuan

    Posted Aug 31st 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Global architectural firm Aedas has teamed up with the South China Morning Post's Homes for Hope project to launch a design competition for creative, sustainable, affordable and quake-resistant housing for Sichuan province. The Greenville Design Competition 2009, which will accept online registration from tomorrow, is open to students in Hong Kong, Macau, ...

  5. Designers given a sporting chance

    Posted Jul 09th 2008, 12:00am by Sherisse Pham

    ... of international designers to create one-off pieces inspired by Olympic events. The contributors read like a who's who of modern fashion: Alexander McQueen, Givenchy, Burberry Prorsum, Costume National, Stella McCartney, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Neil Barrett, Alberta Ferretti, Rick Owens, Maison Martin Margiela and Yves Saint Laurent. 'Some of the designers don't have free-standing ...

  6. Design row delays flood-prevention project

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and design changes. The $200 million project, proposed as early as 1999 to divert floodwater into an underground tank, has been hit by a row over the selection of a site for its pump house. Objections to building the 6-metre-high facility in the middle of the planned Sun Yat-sen park forced the design rethink responsible for the delay. It was hoped the project, originally scheduled ...

  7. Better design and control gives edge to Merrill Lynch

    Posted Feb 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... several different investment teams, located around the world to pool their skills into one joint effort. 'The new team structure and philosophy is better designed through the changes ... have been playing an increasingly important role in determining investment performance. 'The changes were designed to clearly define responsibilities of the regional teams and the DCM ...

  8. Gaul or nothing

    Posted Jan 14th 2009, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... Asian designers are beating a path to Paris to make their names, Divia Harilela writes The schedule for Paris Fashion Week five years ago read like a who's who of established French houses. Today that list couldn't be more different, with names of designers originating from all parts of the world, including Asia. More overseas designers are flocking to the city, lured ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... No excuse for HK officials' incompetence I was disappointed with the way in which the SAR government treated Hong Kong citizens who were stranded in Thailand a few days ago. The government acted irresponsibly during the crisis. Officials appeared to ...

  10. Sebastien Saint-Jean

    Posted Aug 24th 2008, 12:00am by Shirley Lau

    ... Shirley Lau Who is he? A Parisian-born architect-interior designer with substantial international experience, Sebastien Saint-Jean worked in Paris, New York, El Salvador and Guangzhou before moving to Hong Kong two years ago to take on independent projects. In Paris, he designed Tokyo Eat and Tokyo Self, a restaurant and a cafeteria within the museum Palais de Tokyo. In El ...




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