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  1. BAUHINIAN rhapsody

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Victoria Ip Hong Kong is a city where the East melds with the West. Furniture also sees Eastern and Western styles merge, creating a platform for designers to unleash their creativity. 'Hong Kong consumers have been open to the East and West design fusion for a long time,' says Kate Babington, managing director of furniture chain Tree. 'Hong Kong is exactly that- ...

  2. Made to fit a global market

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Office furniture supplier seeks managers with an international mindset, writes Isabel Lee HONG KONG companies are increasingly staffing their mainland operations with local workers, but there are some jobs for which people from the city are still preferred. Furniture brand POSH is looking for managers from Hong Kong who can develop the company's domestic sales network and also its ...

  3. Newly rich mainlanders push antique prices through the roof

    Posted Mar 15th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Forget about investing in Hong Kong property. Prices for top-quality antique Chinese furniture have increased fourfold in five years, bid up by newly rich mainlanders. Prices ... it with their enthusiasm for 'imperial' furniture- mainlanders are also ensuring that Hong Kong's role as an antiques market is likely to grow. At Sotheby's auction in the city in October last ...

  4. Act responsibly and keep Hong Kong clean

    Posted Jun 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Many Hong Kong people do not have a sense of civic responsibility. Although there are litter bins on almost every street, people still throw rubbish on the ground. I've also seen discarded tissue, newspapers and plastic bags on buses and trains. Barb ...

  5. Club Monaco unveils IFC store's new look

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... by RED Bar + Restaurant while perusing the brand's earth-toned summer collection. DJ Enso manned the decks. The 2,000 sq ft store sports the brand's trademark mix of vintage furniture ...

  6. Beach slapped

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... beachside 'kiosks') will have to close by 7pm- before the summer sunset of about 7.30pm. Say goodbye to the beach club's chic umbrellas and outdoor furniture, too. The venue is to be fitted out with the department's standardised metal chairs and tables bolted to the floor. Yes, the same butt-numbing 'furniture' that has killed the atmosphere at the Big Wave Bay ...

  7. We can all help

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... children live. In our special report on interiors, we have reports on children's furniture that makes youngsters happy, and discuss wallpapers, an energy effective way to create your favourite ...

  8. Hong Kong starts to appreciate the past

    Posted Jun 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... so. When lawyer-turned-designer Nicole Wakley opened Tree, Hong Kong's 'first eco-chic furniture boutique', in 2005, the buying public didn't immediately share her passion. Whereas Wakley saw treasures waiting to be 'rescued' from the past, they just saw old furniture. 'I'm a hopeless romantic,' she says. 'This gave me the idea ...

  9. Silver lining

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and 'children who are 95') and a hostel for young people in a multicultural neighbourhood. For the White Hotel, a limited budget led Penneman to fill it with furniture and pieces by young, emerging ... parquet floors, leather and copper- and designing pieces of furniture that didn't touch the ground. The piece de resistance is a copper cloud suspended in the centre of the room near a seat ...

  10. Emperor no garden-variety ruler

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the everyday life of the emperor's concubines and children, portraits of Emperor Qianlong (1711-1799) and his furniture collection. Wang says the artefacts not only showcase the exquisite ...




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