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  1. Furniture fair is showcase for all

    Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong International Furniture Fair The office towers, shopping malls, residential complexes and hotels springing up around the region are creating a groundswell of demand for well designed, quality furniture. The third annual Hong Kong International Furniture Fair, which runs from today until Saturday at AsiaWorld-Expo, caters to this market by bringing together developers, ...

  2. Designers rail against dismal street furniture

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... of street furniture as existing examples are at least 20 years behind world standards, according to prominent local designers. Street furniture is a collective term for a range of facilities ... University. He specialises in product design, including the design of street furniture and public facilities. Dr Siu said more than 90 per cent of the street furniture in the city was imported. ...

  3. Furniture entrepreneur banks on upper end of the market

    Posted Jul 27th 2003, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... David Chiu, founder and director of Aluminium, missed the Milan furniture show this year, so concerned was he about the effect of the Sars outbreak on his two retail outlets. As it turns ... came in and bought products was higher.' Mr Chiu aims to keep Aluminium's sales ratio quite high. In the late 1990s, while marketing office furniture for local retailer Centro, he ...

  4. Woman injured by falling furniture

    Posted Jan 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong An elderly woman was injured by fragments of a chair that shattered after it was thrown out of a residential block in Kowloon City yesterday. The 64-year-old woman suffered head injuries when the wooden chair fell from the Cheung Tung House ...

  5. Furniture exporters retain lawyers for US trade battle

    Posted Aug 13th 2004, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Stung by the prospect of anti-dumping duties in the United States, furniture makers in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta have banded together to lobby the US government. They have done what any American firm would do if its business were threatened: retain lawyers. Two Hong Kong furniture associations- the Hong Kong Furniture & Decoration Trade Association ...

  6. Under one roof

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... When October 27-30 Where AsiaWorld-Expo Admission Free, trade only; no visitors under 18 Hong Kong International Furniture Fair Organisers Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Kenfair International Major exhibit categories Designer furniture, furniture for contract business, indoor furniture, office furniture, outdoor furniture, parts and accessories for furniture, and trade ...

  7. 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- ...

  8. Historical knowledge must be passed on, dealers say

    Posted Jun 16th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow The city's historic role in the preservation and trading of Chinese antique furniture should be passed on to the younger generation, dealers say. The industry should educate the public about antique furniture so people would not be deceived by incorrect information, they said. Because Hong Kong was a British colony, a lot of Chinese furniture with important ...

  9. Home lab

    Posted Dec 14th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan When rising rents forced David Chiu to move office recently, he found an alternative location from which to run his slew of trendy furniture out-lets and show off experimental design. Hence the name of his new venue: Aluminium, The Lab. Chiu- the man behind the Aluminium chain of designer-furniture shops in Lyndhurst Terrace, Ap Lei Chau, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DESIGN

    Design dreams for Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the Chinese market. "I'm both pissed and smiling," said Jacob Holm, president and chief executive of the Republic of Fritz Hansen, whose furniture is being copied and sold on the mainland. Holm is proud his company's products are worth faking, yet frustrated with the presence of such copies in the market. The company, whose simple yet elegant furniture can cost ...




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