Glam rockers

Think 'rocking chair' and the image that probably comes to mind is one of Granny under a crocheted blanket or a mother nursing a newborn.

Sunday, 8 January, 2012, 12:00am

Claude and Francois-Xavier Lalanne

The French sculptors' works (including Claude Lalanne's Gingko [chaise], left) that showcase a unique blend of luxurious sensuality and earthly irreverence. Today-Sat, 11am-7pm, Ben Brown Fine Arts, 301 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2522 9600. Ends Sat

10 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Make an impact

1 Wire table lamp by Deadgood Studio (HK$4,209)

2 Dining chair by Verpan (HK$9,000), available at Lane Crawford

3 Multi-coloured thermos by Kate Spade (

4 Raviolo Chair by Magis (HK$3,999), available at Aluminium

5 Stack-E by Seletti (HK$5,600), available at Homeless

4 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Art of contrast

Black and white are here to stay, judging by Versace's 2007 home collection. The contrasting hues are coupled with patterns and other colours that are, the company says, at the heart of Versace's 'DNA'.

2 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Lean machine

It may evoke memories of gargle-and-spit sessions at the dentist, but rest assured the Cassina Dodo Swivel Armchair's tilting mechanism serves only to ensure maximum comfort for its occupant. The sculptural modern classic, designed by Toshiyuki Kita in 2000, slides into chaise longue position with the help of a lever-operated gas spring.

7 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Mixed and modular

Love it or loathe it, Ikea knows to how to keep abreast of trends without charging sky-high prices. Although its summer sale is in full swing, among the various pieces of furniture and accessories recently introduced is the Tylosand modular sofa.

25 Jul 2004 - 12:00am