Chandelier | South China Morning Post
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City's event to shine brightly

Visitors to the spring HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair could be forgiven for thinking they have dropped in on a famous artist's exhibition, or that they are getting a sneak peek into a hi-tech home of the future.

Friday, 6 April, 2012, 12:00am

Hide and chic

Textile designer Eddie Leung has a passion for wild animals; that much is apparent when entering his Mid-Levels apartment. A stuffed deer's head gazes out from the wall over the couch, animal hides are strewn on the floor and many of the soft furnishings in the 1,200 sq ft flat are in animal-inspired fabrics.

2 May 2010 - 12:00am


Once upon a time, the word 'chandelier' was, for the most part, synonymous with glittering crystal lighting fixtures hanging from over-decorated ceilings or in old gothic structures. But the international design fraternity has ushered in a new age of chandelier; ultra-modern and innovative creations that are intended to illuminate the most contemporary of homes or public spaces.

21 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

5 great: Raj-inspired accessories

1 This vintage multi-chain necklace will steal the show with its stylish simplicity. Necklace (HK$4,550) by House of Lavande from On Pedder, Wheelock House, Central, tel: 2118 3489

6 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Paternal glory

A year-long renovation, overseen by a family man on a mission, has resulted in a modern home that caters to adults and children alike.

17 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

A chance to own a piece of the Ritz

The bedlinen, silverware and wine collection might not be for sale, but about 250 unique items from The Ritz-Carlton will be auctioned off next month.

27 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Showman and ringmaster needed to tell a story

An exceptionally creative individual is sought to help agency 'sweep people off their feet'

Creative mavericks are called to apply for this extraordinary job as creative director.

Chandelier, a full creative agency whose services include advertising, brand overhaul, custom publishing and marketing is looking for someone who can 'sweep people off their feet'.

1 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Play it again

Returning to a former home gave one Central resident the chance to do things differently second time around.

2 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Hang time

With the likes of Ikea selling chandeliers for bathrooms and kitchens, the challenge is to find special pieces to add sparkle to the home. New to Tequila Kola is a collection of lamps and chandeliers selected by a collector, rewired, cleaned and polished.

13 May 2007 - 12:00am

The Merchant Hotel, Belfast

Where is it? Nestled in a side street among the stylish restaurants, bars and galleries of Belfast's Cathedral Quarter.

What's so special about it? The small and exclusive Merchant is Belfast's newest luxury boutique hotel. With only 26 rooms, it provides five-star service in lavish surroundings.

1 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Dishwasher safe

In a master stroke that will literally make other chandeliers pale in comparison, Schonbek's Da Vinci chandelier (below) can be loaded into a dishwasher to slough off grime - apparently a world first. Which means no more tricky drip cleaning or the chore that beats most in terms of tedium: removing and hand washing each crystal.

14 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Fresh approach

Freshwater pearls are a popular alternative to the more expensive Tahitian and South Sea varieties. The Calamansi jewellery collection, founded by Hong Kong-based sisters Caroline Caer and Agnes Caer-Piras, mixes coloured stones and freshwater pearls in chunky rings, long necklaces and chandelier earrings.

24 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Drop everything

Local jewellery brand Brigetta continues to make waves internationally and boasts a celebrity clientele that includes actress Nicole Kidman. For the autumn/winter collection, designer Bridget King has taken a new direction, incorporating baroque-inspired pieces and new materials such as oxidised gold and silver.

23 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Light show

Italian artist/designer Jacopo Foggini has made his Hong Kong debut at Sol y Luna/Lifestyle. While working for his family's plastics company at the beginning of the 1990s, Foggini came across the industrial material methacrylate, which is similar to glass but much lighter, and began to experiment with it.

27 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Royal night for glamour queens

With the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Ball, one of the most talked about functions of the year, almost upon us, just one question remains: who will wear the tiara?

12 Sep 2002 - 12:00am