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Architectural Design

High quality creations reflect brighter times

Interior Designer

Interior designers are the creative influence behind the look and feel in and around business premises and homes.

Friday, 18 May, 2007, 12:00am

Dream as a team

WHILE OTHER LITTLE girls were playing with dolls, Moira Moser, chairman of international firm M Moser Associates, was playing with Lego. 'I was always a builder at heart,' she said. 'I decided when I was nine years old that I wanted to be an architect, and I've never wanted to be anything else.'

10 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Creative juices flow freely for eco-friendly designer

AS THE MANAGING director of a small design studio, my day covers a lot of areas. In addition to working on designs, I also need to attend a lot of client meetings and provide progress reports.

So that my day functions smoothly, I need to be flexible with my time and be prepared to make changes to my schedule. In addition to packaging design, I work on web and graphic design.

9 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Form meets function

ONCE CONSIDERED basic necessities, homeware items such as dinnerware, serving trays, wine accessories, vases and bathroom accessories have become an extension of who we are, reflecting individual tastes and styles.

The form of a product - its design - is as important as its function and is one of the key factors driving the industry today.

19 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Richy Ng

Designer

Glasgow-born interior designer Richy Ng came to Hong Kong in 1995 and worked for several design firms before establishing Box Design. For him, there are two simple steps in design: 'Identify problems and then beautify the solutions.'

Favourite furniture shop

14 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Sparkling concept of interior design

The sparkly stuff might have been on show at a Swarovski party on Wednesday - which was notable for walls that split Cusine Cuisine's space into four private viewing rooms - but equally blingy was the first anniversary of Louise Kou's lifestyle shop Kou Concept the same night.

23 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Tailored for designers

Fashion fundamentals programme suits many creative types

TALENTED INTERIOR designers are in high demand, but in the competitive design world they must stay in touch with the latest trends and make time to upgrade their skills.

9 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Future shaped by glass and steel

LOVE IT OR hate it, Hong Kong's skyline is made up of a hotchpotch of some of the world's most stunning architecture.

But in addition to these cloud-probing towers of glass and steel, people also need other places to live, work, play, learn, meet, govern, shop and eat.

6 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Imagination runs wild at design show

A group of Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) design graduates are staging an exhibition of their latest works which tread the thin line between art and commercial design.

The exhibition, titled [Within] Beyond [, is a burst of creativity by eight members of the Hong Kong IVE Design Alumni Association.

7 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Trendspotting

Trends in home design are becoming as carefully watched as those in fashion. Here's what's hot - and what's not - in 2004, according to industry folk.

4 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

Interior perspectives

Most of us have at some time been faced with an interior decorating dilemma: Will that expensive piece that looks sexy in the store suit our living room? And which wall colour should we choose so that we do not have to repaint to suit our furniture?

19 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Demanding concepts

Design is all about fulfilling human needs, says a famous creative director

WHAT IS design? Is it just about trendy stuff? Is it something fancy? Or is it a tactic to boost sales?

Some people say design is everywhere - the couch you are sitting on, the house you are living in, and even what you are reading now are all linked to it.

29 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Symposium fast tracks new thinking

Questions on what will drive the future of Hong Kong design will shift into top gear during a three-day programme of seminars to be held during the Business of Design Week.

8 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

Awful library

I was interested to read the comments of the Director of Architectural Services Pau Shiu-hung, in the report headlined 'Innovate, don't remonstrate, private sector architects told' (South China Morning Post, April 17), encouraging innovation in designing public facilities and buildings.

4 May 2001 - 12:00am

Designer's developing dream

Design diva and style queen Anouska Hempel says her dream is to build a city incorporating 'the old style of living with modern conveniences'.

Anouska's fantasy city would be designed around the principle that anything ugly should be concealed.

17 Jul 1998 - 12:00am