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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - INTERIORS

    City designer says small home spaces can be turned into stylish spots

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 05:20am by Catherine Shaw

    ... and space to enhance living in mini flats Interior designer Eve Mercier is on a mission to transform the smallest of spaces at home into highly functional stylish spots. "A well-designed small space is one that has been carefully thought out with a focus on the essentials along with a strong sense of style," says the Hong Kong-based designer, whose Insight School of Interior ...

  2. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - INTERIORS

    Design firms blur boundaries between professional spaces and private lives

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 03:25am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson peta.tomlinson@scmp.com Innovative design firms pride themselves on blurring the traditional boundaries between professional spaces and private lives Where business makes ... commissioned to create a long, flowing mural connecting the spaces. Vintage artwork hangs; curios are displayed. It's a sophisticated space with an inviting, homey feeling. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - INTERIORS

    Channeling Rome, architects focus on ceilings

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... "There is a lower and upper hemisphere to how space is designed, and often we engage only the lower [how we walk, see and navigate the space]." The Rome projects showed him that by also ... ordinarily expect, sitting statically atop the walls. Instead, they twist and bend and even disappear, subtly organising, illuminating and enriching the space. "It's a six-sided design ...

  4. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - INTERIORS

    Three designers reveal how to transform a 500 sq ft rented flat into a homely refuge

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... or two, a designer's touch can help transform a cookie-cutter rental flat into a space of refuge and relaxation. And that's especially necessary in Hong Kong, where space comes ... (www.carolinevesey.com) is renovating her own two-bedroom, 650 sq ft Sai Kung flat and is looking to enhance the walls, floor and ceiling. The preferred way to revamp the floor of a typical rental space would ...


    Closet encounters

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... space was directly apportioned to his housework contribution. Ergo, not much. No offence, guys, but let's face it. How times have changed. We may still be none too thrilled with the idea ... McLintock, of Monique McLintock Interiors, says: "Guys want well-designed and organised spaces, just like girls. Believe it or not, guys have a lot of shoes. Men want to have outfits match ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - INTERIORS

    Ilse Crawford makes people her design priority

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by Catherine Shaw

    ... The designer's modus operandi goes far beyond mere efficient use of space and arrangement of beautiful things to encompass a fascination with the people who will inhabit the spaces she creates. "I ... for the art community. "It is so interesting to see each project unfold and watch how people connect. The trouble is that so many of the spaces we inhabit are too complete. They don't allow ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - INTERIORS

    Stylists explain how to give your home a simple summer makeover

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... energetic, bright images for summer," she said. Sarah Good, of Space Interior Styling, agrees. "For a fresh summer feel, lighten up living spaces with whites and beiges as your base, ... be 7.8 million additional plants to help keep our air clean". If you're squeezed for space, consider vertical gardening. "Trellises can help foliage grow into fantastic ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - INTERIORS

    A made-to-measure home solves all your problems

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson peta.tomlinson@scmp.com Craftsmen can custom make just about any furnishing you need, but beware of shoddy workmanship and materials Making the most of space with bespoke ... in made-to-measure furniture for awkward-sized Hong Kong flats, just about any kind of furniture can be custom-made and built-in, saving space and maximising storage in smaller homes. In one Sheung Wan ...

  9. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - INTERIORS

    Restaurant designers AvroKO find recipe for success in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by Catherine Shaw

    ... and functionality in a space," said Bradshaw. "We have six venues now, and that experience is invaluable. We also use our spaces as test beds to really push ideas and programmes that eventually inform our other projects. We are always looking to improve and innovate, and there is nothing like having your own evolving spaces to help you in that process." The firm's ...

  10. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - INTERIORS

    How to make a little room for romance

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson peta.tomlinson@scmp.com Sensual interior designs, from mood lighting to space for a champagne bucket in the bathroom, can take the edge off harried lives How to make ... nudge, a simple answer could lie in your interior décor. Home is, after all, our most intimate space, so where's the harm in allowing it to wrap you and yours in a relaxing, romantic, ...




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