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Furnishings

Split-level strategy is solution

To give visitors to Horizon Plaza the widest possible choice of styles, colour and price points, Tequila Kola came up with a split-level strategy.

Friday, 7 September, 2012, 11:01am

The modern masculine vibe is master's choice

On the interior design scene, brothers are doing it for themselves. Designers whose bent was at one time skewed towards the female vote are increasingly parading their maleness in interiors and home-product design.

8 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Positions with 'sharp' energy

If you are easily distracted at work, review your seating arrangement. Your failure to concentrate may be due to the presence of fast-flowing, distracting energy that may be transformed into shar chi, or sharp energy, if it is not addressed.

4 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Put your pyjamas on for a pillow fight

Watch out, the pillow fight is coming to town!

Show up at Statue Square in Central on Saturday with your pillow. Wait until the air horn sounds at 5pm and join the world's biggest international pillow fight.

A total of 106 cities are taking part, including New York, Paris, London, Toronto, Zurich and Taipei.

31 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Don't turn a blind eye to curtains

They shade you from the sun, let you get a good night's sleep and prevent nosy neighbours from prying. Curtains and blinds are also integral to the overall look of a room.

To select what is right for you, Alice Hoi Yuen-lee, from Altfield Interiors, suggests first considering what you intend the room to function as.

11 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Great things in small packages

Horizon Plaza features an array of retailers specialising in maternity and baby products, children's clothing, books and all types of furniture, including custom-made beds, desks and chairs.

In this information age, children as young as four are spending more time on their personal computers, so correct posture is essential for the long-term, healthy growth of their spines.

6 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Seamless service

Jenny May of Destination Management Company, preparing for 1,000 delegates

24 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

What lies above

For those of us with limited storage space in our homes and offices, it is tempting to place open shelves or glass cabinets on the walls above where we sleep or work. This is not conducive, however, from a fung shui perspective as having objects hanging above your head when you are working or sleeping will result in an increased incidence of headaches.

2 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Opposites subtract

You may be familiar with the fung shui taboo of having a front door and a back door aligned with each other. In such a situation, the chi, or energy, that enters your home rushes out through the exit and positive energy cannot accumu-late.

22 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Let there be light

When the fire energy within your living space needs to be stimulated, it is advisable not to use actual fire or burn candles. Apart from the safety aspect, such fire cures are considered temporary. Some fung shui masters believe the ash they produce will simulate the earth element instead. Nowadays, fire energy is introduced through the use of incandescent lighting.

27 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

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