Beds

Ambulance workers manhandled patient

The Fire Services Department will investigate three ambulance workers for roughly dragging a patient into and out of a lift as he lay on the floor, without using a stretcher or wheelchair.

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 12:00am

Greener and safer products

Hong Kong's Chief Executive-elect, Leung Chun-ying, may or may not do something about the city's air pollution, but at least you can play your part to make sure you don't bring needless pollutants into your home when furnishing a new flat.

11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Sweet dreams for all shapes and sizes

Kokoon specialises in high-quality bed linen made of the best natural fibres - silk, pure linen and cooling cotton. Each design range includes duvet covers, flat and fitted sheets, and pillow cases in standard, tailored and boudoir styles, offering a match for every kind of personal preference or bedroom colour scheme.

11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Squalid lives of poorest on display

Packed into just 30 square feet of space, Mrs Leung, her husband and their two young children have called a cubicle in a Sham Shui Po flat home for the past five years.

10 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Stretch out in comfort

A good mattress is a big factor in getting a good night's sleep, so it pays to choose carefully to ensure a relaxing, restorative six to eight hours.

10 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Room to manoeuvre

A child's bedroom is perhaps one of the most challenging spaces to design, especially when you want to avoid children outgrowing it too quickly, while keeping the space clutter-free and creating a fun place to play.

Kids by Red Cabinet owner Clarissa Wong says it is important to think ahead to the future needs of the room.

16 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Sleeping easy is child's play

Kokoon is a designer and manufacturer of contemporary Asian beds, mattresses and high-quality bed linen using the best natural fibres such as pure cotton, linen and silk. Supported by a team of experienced craftsmen and seamstresses, the company offers a range that will suit any modern bedroom.

12 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Safety is the best policy

When parents are choosing the right furniture for their children's rooms, be it beds, desks or chairs, they are usually taken in by the aesthetics of the designs. Safety should also be factored in, however.

12 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Furniture

Shelf esteem

9 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Sweet dreams are made of this

'The bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret'

American poet Ogden Nash

In bed

What are these?

1 a flower bed

a. an area of the garden where flowering plants are grown

b. a market stall where flowers are sold

2 a bedsit

7 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Sweet dreams ahead

When you live in a small Hong Kong apartment, room for visitors might be problematic, but that shouldn't lead you to rule it out altogether as there are a variety of guest bed options to consider.

These include day and trundle beds, wall beds, inflatable beds and sofa beds.

22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Sleep can be elusive dream

The most important item in a home for many people is the bed. Getting a good night's sleep may seem natural but, for some, it is an elusive dream and often it is because of the mattress.

Sealy marketing and sales manager Chris Ho Wing-tin says it is important that a mattress provides correct skeletal alignment and proper back support.

1 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Room for luck at your hotel

Travelling for business meetings is an important part of professional life. Hence, it is crucial that you are aware of certain fung shui principles in choosing your hotel room, particularly if you are to spend the night there before your meeting.

19 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Designers woo young generation

For city dwellers in Hong Kong who can't afford to spend much time at home with their children, giving them a tailor-made home within a home - with furniture specially designed for children - may be the next best option.

Noticing this niche in the local furniture market, designers have set up custom-made children's furniture shops to woo the very young and their parents.

3 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Editor's choice - sit + snooze

Eye candy

5 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

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