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  1. Mario's home goes against the grain

    Posted Nov 04th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung While most people are happy to buy plastic furniture, Mario Joao DeSouza refuses to have such items in his house. The 40-year-old partner in a furniture shop is in love with the beauty of wood. 'History,' he says when explaining why he is so fond of classy old furniture. 'It's because I'm from a refugee family.' Mr DeSouza speaks fluent ...

  2. Florence Knoll

    Posted Dec 12th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Who is she? The charmed, yet rather tragic, modernist behind one of the world's most recognisable furniture brands: Knoll. Born Florence Schust in 1917 in Michigan, she ... Breuer and Mies van der Rohe. In 1943, she began working at the New York furniture firm of dynamic German entrepreneur Hans Knoll, whom she married three years later. She steered the firm away ...

  3. Verner Panton

    Posted Apr 11th 2004, 12:00am by Sharon Leece

    ... could about furniture design and manufacturing trends. He set up his own design studio in 1955 and from 1963 lived in Basel, Switzerland, with his wife Marianne, daughter Carin and dog Happy. ... successful experiment is preferable to a beautiful platitude,' he said. What else did he create? Innovative furniture, lighting, textiles and objects galore. He created the Cone chair ...

  4. Bel Mount Gardens

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Split-type air-conditioners and electrical appliances are included, and additional furniture can be provided if required. ...

  5. Harry Bertoia

    Posted Oct 10th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Let me guess: he was Swiss or Italian. He was Italian- he lived from 1915 to 1978. What did he design? Mostly furniture, jewellery, sound sculptures (right) and monotypes. ... a designer. You might have a point. Bertoia supposedly saw himself as an artist and viewed his furniture design as nothing more than a lucrative by-product. But he did dream up a design icon: ...


    Posted Dec 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A scholar of classical Chinese furniture, lacquerwork and pigeon-keeping shares his insights with Didi Kirsten Tatlow WANG SHIXIANG, China's leading authority on Ming dynasty furniture, threads his way through the overflowing clutter in the living room of his Beijing home. Piles of books and papers teeter on writing desks, stools, tables and chairs. In a corner, ...

  7. Sick cleaner seeks payout for sacking after surgery

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... a husband-and-wife team who owned two furniture shops in Happy Valley, fired her after she requested leave for an operation to remove a growth that had developed in her cervix. She was first diagnosed ... of Ottimo Furniture, told Ms Chui to ignore her condition when she asked for a day off to attend a medical follow-up. Her other employer, Law Ming-kwan, who owned Lordmende Decorators ...

  8. Forest kingdom

    Posted Jul 04th 2004, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... evenly, so in the end I accepted granito tiles.' The majority of the furniture, accessories and fabric for the eight bedrooms, living room and media room, which houses the owner's 42-inch plasma-screen home-theatre system and broadband internet connection, was selected by Bibby but some were sourced by local furniture shop, Fine Room Furniture (Lagoon Mall, Laguna Resort, ...

  9. Expert Advice

    Posted Sep 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Collecting tips from those in the know Q What is kiri wood? I'd like to buy some furniture to store clothing but don't want any more Chinese pieces. Is a Japanese tansu a good ... and the back,' says Glenn Vessa. 'Sometimes as a cost-saving measure, they'd just make the front of the chest of kiri and use some lesser wood on the back. With Japanese furniture, unlike from ...

  10. On the grape vine

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... buys $20,000 bed Kelly Chen Wai-lam was seen shopping for furniture in Wan Chai last week. Oriental Sunday reported that the singer-actress bought a $20,000 bed at a fashionable furniture ...




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