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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Rocking allure of heavy metal

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 03:29am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... allure of heavy metal The epithet "man of steel" is often ascribed to superhuman characters made of the hard stuff. For Tom Kundig, however, it alludes to his love and use of metal, ... Institute of Architects' housing awards. The rugged patina and raw materiality of the steel-clad cabin was the architect's response to its wilderness setting, but when Kundig steps ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Settling in

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... interior designers, recommendations by satisfied homeowners are the key to finding new clients. But for Jennifer Hui Kit-man, it was the interiors she designed for an exclusive 10,000 sq ft Hong ... while the steel frogs on stands (HK$1,272 per pair) and the two standing sculptures (HK$12,000 per pair) were from Simply Decor (6/F, The Factory, tel: 2357 9738). From Indigo Living (6/F, ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Old farmhouses reborn in shadow of Great Wall

    Posted May 14th 2014, 05:04am by LISA GAY

    ... with a propensity for blending East and West, the natural and man-made, and the modern and ancient in one space. While Ironstone recalls the designs of Frank Lloyd Wright- especially in the copious use ... John also spearheaded a few ideas. He thought the use of steel left the interiors feeling cold, and insisted on covering the steel beams of the loft in wood. This warmed interiors, and gave ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Variety performance

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 10:47pm by ADELE BRUNNER

    ... (above) The sofa (HK$12,400) was made to order from Wing Sun Upholstery, and the stainless steel-and-glass coffee table (HK$19,800) was made by Tim Ho (12/F, Horizon Plaza, tel: 2574 6918; www.timho-steel.com). The floating Holman shelves (HK$375 each) came from American homeware store Pottery Barn (www.potterybarn.com). The Chesterfield armchair was a wedding gift. The photograph to the left ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Mezza forte: Making the most of mezzanines

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 10:48pm by David Phair

    ... is an old Chinese movie poster (about 1,000 yuan/ HK$1,265) from a flea market in Shanghai. The red sculpture of a man, near the entrance, was bought for 3,250 yuan from the Dafen artists’ village ... panel covered by a copper sheet. The legs are made from steel. The two birch chairs upstairs and downstairs were bought in Beijing more than 30 years ago. Upstairs, the desk was from Ikea ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Extrasensory perception

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Mixing high-end materials with raw, basic textures was a decision that paid off for the architect owner of a sleek Ho Man Tin fla Text Charmaine Chan / Photography John Butlin / Styling Candace Campos   The beauty of Gene Miao’s Ho Man Tin apartment lies in the thought that has gone into its design. From the entrance to each nook and cranny within, every detail seems to have been ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - DESIGN

    Singapore's scale models

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Clara Chow

    ... in the skyscraper-bound Marina Bay district earlier this year, the architecturally inspired sculptures are a delicate echo of the soaring Singapore skyline, hinting at the impermanence of all that is man ... or baked, which often decayed over the course of their display and were discarded after the show- after the lack of studio and storage space forced her to throw away some of the steel sculptures she ...



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