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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Nature finds a home in city apartments

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 05:08am by Kavita Daswani

    ... Estates, a luxury residential building now under development in Miami, the large living spaces will be split up by terrariums filled with items culled from nature. "They will be like big fat ... to be the future of design, where there is more connection between the indoors and outdoors, without sacrificing technology." (To that end, the indoor cabana will have remote-controlled curtains.) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1554879/nature-finds-home-city-apartments
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Less is more

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Vivien Jones

    ... Its potential was immediately apparent to the couple when they saw the property in late 2011. It may have been a "typical Hong Kong space" with an unsuitable layout and too many ... was given to the space largely through texture and details- a scattering of the white hexagonal floor tiles in the entrance, dining and main living area have an intricate yet subtle pattern ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1548764/less-more
  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Preserving the past in new buildings is back in fashion

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:02am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... layout was supplanted by collaborative open-plan spaces in a palette of natural colours and materials. In a design that has its conceptual roots in nature, perforated metal ribbons installed over ... and training spaces. This part of the building was also designed with a future addition in mind. Adaptive-use projects such as these are aligned with the environmental efforts of recycling, Jan says, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1549716/preserving-past-new-buildings-back-fashion
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Let there be light

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by ADELE BRUNNER

    ... could to open up the space and capitalise on the windows overlooking the harbour, which had been blocked by air-conditioning units and partitioning. "The main challenge was the structural ... sliding doors made of iron sheets stuck onto plywood and topped with glass panels. "Sliding doors are ideal when space is tight- Andrew and Valeria wouldn't have been able to open ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1556121/let-there-be-light
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Store de force: The World Beyond

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by TAMSIN BRADSHAW

    ... the space from the day I saw it. You can really imagine these families living in very small rooms, and then the community being outside on the terrace. And I love the fact it's a 1950s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1554619/store-de-force-world-beyond
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Reclaimed and recycled wood cuts waste in family home refit

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... were reduced to three, which allowed the master bedroom to be enlarged to create space for a custom-designed, built-in dressing room that doubles on one side as a television and display cabinet. Other structural changes included removing the shower in the guest bathroom by the entrance to provide additional space for the adjoining kitchen area. A sizeable shoe cupboard ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1544794/reclaimed-and-recycled-wood-cuts-waste-family-home-refit
  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Office space makes room for fun and creativity

    Posted May 21st 2014, 06:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... space makes room for fun and creativity Cosying up by the fire, jamming over drinks and chit-chatting in a cha chaan teng are not the norm during working hours- unless you happen to work in one ... of the past were the first to go, giving way to an open-plan space more conducive to the flow of creative energy. As the designers found places around the perimeter walls for pieces from Lau's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1516281/office-space-makes-room-fun-and-creativity
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Shelf esteem

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Charmaine Chan

    ... who moved to Hong Kong in 1984 and bought the apartment in 2009. Also important was that space be maximised – the flat had previously housed a family with children – and that there be room for his hobbies, among them photography, cycling and reading. “There was a lot of storage space I wasn’t using,” James says, explaining that the living area, now open plan, had once been carved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1540407/shelf-esteem
  9. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Kitchen islands now the centre of attention

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Kavita Daswani

    ... long if the overall space allowed for it," said Joe Human, a designer in New York and founder of Designs by Human. Human said most functional islands ran about 0.9 metre wide and between 1.8 and 2.4 metres long for a good rectangular proportion. And because there should be at least four feet of space between the island and any other counters, a kitchen would need ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/interiors-living/article/1544380/kitchen-islands-now-centre-attention
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Strip tease

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm by Jane Steer

    ... to accommodate seating, entertainment and storage. “The ribbons define the space,” says FAT Design Studio’s Tony Tsui Wing-fai, who bought the 700 sq ft apartment (540 square feet net) direct from the developer as a new-build and spent six months working on the design, knocking out non-structural walls. “It took so long because I kept tweaking. The main idea was to make a place where the space ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1534663/strip-tease

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