Enter cave for surprises

The carpet selection ranges from Persian to contemporary.

In one of Hong Kong's premier furniture malls, often too little attention is paid to carpets - with one major exception.

Friday, 7 September, 2012, 11:04am

Off the Wall

Inside out

24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Something stylish underfoot for scorched summer feet

People were encouraged to get barefoot and wiggle their toes into the hand-tufted carpets at Thursday showcase of Tai Ping's new outdoor collection at The Box. The new series from Hong Kong's own luxury carpet company is intended as a solution to the problem of having to tiptoe across blistering outdoor decks in the summer.

18 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Love of ancient traditions endures

It is often said that every carpet comes with a story, and shoppers visiting the 17th floor of Horizon Plaza will soon discover just how true that is.

11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Taking floor art to new levels

'My favourite place anywhere in the world is on the terrace of the Ladies Recreation Club, overlooking the tennis courts, having a glass of wine,' says Brad Davis, co-founder of the design company Fort Street Studio. For someone who lives in New York and travels every two months to destinations all over the world, this may sound surprisingly specific.

9 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Shifting Ground

Shifting Ground Amelia Johnson Contemporary Ends Oct 29

This exhibition sets out to challenge stereotypes of Pakistan: are the women conservative and submissive? Is Islamic art mostly about ornate miniature, Arabic calligraphy and geometric design?

9 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Architect brings the skyline to the floor

Now, you don't have to book him for a complete home revamp to get a bespoke piece of design by popular architect Andre Fu. The local talent has collaborated with Tai Ping Carpets Group for a collection of rugs that can be custom ordered.

1 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Rug up your home the right way

The perfect rug can achieve a myriad of objectives - it acts as the missing link needed to pull your look together, it's tactile underfoot and provides a focal point for bare floors. Often, however, it is a last-minute afterthought, leading to costly mistakes.

31 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Vast assortment of styles leaves customers floored

From vibrantly coloured shag carpets to Tibetan rugs and classic Persian designs, CarpetBuyer, on the 17th floor of Horizon Plaza, carries something to suit most tastes.

6 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Better to give and receive

Horizon Plaza will inspire gift givers with its wide selection of practical yet decorative products on offer.

Mirrors are a great gift as they make lighting more efficient and rooms appear more spacious.

6 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Magic carpets

If the name doesn't give it away, one glance at the open shopfront makes the speciality of this shop clear - carpets.

Carpets in various styles and colours line the walls and are stacked in squares. There are carpets of every size, and from every region in Asia. And each one here is discounted.

5 May 2010 - 12:00am

Plenty of space

A classic selection of carpets is being offered thanks to a collaboration formed by a leading Hong Kong purveyor of antiques, furniture and arts pieces.

30 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Magic goes out of the Persian carpet business

Hong Kong is set to lose three of its most exclusive carpet shops over coming months as the world's supply of handwoven Persian rugs dries up.

Rehman Mir will be closing the doors of Mir Oriental Carpets in Wyndham Street for the last time early next year after selling carpets to the rich and famous for nearly 40 years.

25 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Trade's flying thanks to rising demand

The carpet retail industry is rising steadily. More than just a home or office accessory, carpets have long been considered an art form, and the rising appreciation for creating beautiful, comfortable and distinctive interiors has fuelled demand.

10 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Plenty of designs to choose from

Carpets reached a level of exclusivity thanks to the hand-making process that originated in Central Asia and the Middle East.

10 Nov 2007 - 12:00am