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  1. Smallest's room in the house

    Posted Sep 30th 2005, 12:00am by Lara Tabac

    ... That endless list of things for the nursery? Throw it out with the bathwater. Keep furnishings simple, easy to clean and safe, the experts tell Lara Tabac FOLK WISDOM SAYS the nesting instinct seizes expectant mothers during their third trimester. 'A ...

  2. Minor life changes

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Lara Tabac

    ... Design-conscious parents are breaking with tradition and decorating their kids' rooms with vivid colours and furniture that will grow with the child, writes Lara Tabac 'I JUST ... and furniture in light wood with clean lines and no ornamentation. Because couples are waiting longer to start families, they have more money to invest in creating well-designed nests, says Hong ...

  3. Freedom of choice

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Lara Tabac

    ... guests.' With all their furniture in storage in the United States, the Welshes faced the task of completely furnishing their new home. 'We were still living in Shanghai when we selected ... the place from memory.' The long-distance interior-decorating project resulted in Melissa spending hours poring over furniture catalogues from the US for pictures to give to the custom ...

  4. What's the buzz?

    Posted Jul 08th 2005, 12:00am by Lara Tabac

    ... be misted on exposed skin, around the perimeter of an outdoor area or on garden furniture to keep mosquitoes at bay. Another option involves combining two cups of stemmed catnip with 3-4 cups of mild rice vinegar in a jar. Gently shake it every day for two weeks while it ferments in a dark cupboard. Strain into a spray bottle and use directly on skin or furniture. Refrigerate ...

  5. Paola Navone

    Posted Oct 16th 2005, 12:00am by Lara Tabac

    ... Lara Tabac Who? Italian-trained architect and designer Paola Navone is associated with interiors, furniture collections, ceramics and textiles, although she may be best known for her ... to furniture collections for Casamilano and Roche Bobois, to a crystal chandelier for Swarovski to Illy concept coffee bars, Navone's signature style is well established with European high-design ...

  6. The great escape

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Lara Tabac

    ... the city.' To achieve this, the family has deployed several seated Buddhas throughout the property, selected textiles of rich, deep hues and chosen furniture made of the same type of wood ... bamboo and rattan furniture, as well as the antiques that furnish the house. The home, which blends in with the relaxing seaside environment and the abundant green of the setting, is, Lawrence ...

  7. Small wonders

    Posted May 26th 2006, 12:00am by Lara Tabac

    ... mechanism. The sofa lifts up for more space, and the stool seats, which double as side tables, are hollow inside. As well as incorporating storage within the custom-built furniture, Young and Garris ...

  8. Time-honoured space

    Posted Sep 25th 2005, 12:00am by Lara Tabac

    ... unit and a door. The glass unit is a sight to behold and a practical way to store kitchen treasures. The furnishings- many of which were designed by Nail for its furniture collection, Yi Line- have a mid-century look that matches the reset bones of the home. 'The Pangs wanted furniture that was not opulent or overly nostalgic, but still referred to a simple mid-century ...

  9. Screen queen

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Lara Tabac

    ... depending on the intricacy and density of the open carving work, says Clarissa Wong of Red Cabinet (tel: 2536 0123), an antiques dealer and custom-furniture maker in Central. To make sure the panels ...

  10. Thinking big

    Posted Oct 30th 2005, 12:00am by Lara Tabac

    ... says Ma. 'To achieve this, we panelled most walls and added moulding and other details such as embossed wood furniture, thick rugs and textured sheer curtains.' The graceful layout ... and helpers' rooms. The furniture, much of which was custom made by Jason Caroline, is a blend of styles and periods. 'Melody likes modern, classic and art deco,' Ma says. 'Because ...




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