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Modular kits to suit modern ways of living

Hong Kong, with its high proportion of rented accommodation and transient population, would seem an obvious market for modular furniture.

Wednesday, 27 June, 2012, 12:00am

Miele launch puts a new spin on ironing with creative ballet performance

German home appliances brand Miele incorporated a creative prop into a ballet performance during a product launch on Thursday.

28 May 2012 - 12:00am

Emphasis on green sourcing

Bedroom furniture company Okooko originates in New Zealand and is projecting Kiwi-style concern for the environment in Hong Kong.

'Our motto is that all the products we sell must be as natural and as 'New Zealand' as possible,' says managing director Dondy Poernomo, who will oversee the showroom's move from the 27th to the 26th floor of Horizon Plaza later this year.

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

Key to good night's sleep

Many people do not know how to dress beds properly. The key to a blissful night's sleep is a bed that is made correctly.

Start with a mattress protector. This serves an important dual purpose, protecting the mattress from dust and providing an extra layer of insulation.

30 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

PET friendly

Good news for cat and dog lovers: new domestic appliances are designed to make busy lives easier by taking care of pet hair and odour, so humans and their animal companions can enjoy a healthy, clean environment.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

The hosts with the mosts

The art of room-keeping

Joseph Tsoi Yan-chi is a room management instructor. His job is to teach students all the tricks of the trade to ensure that rooms are made perfectly clean at top speed.

27 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Students can lead in reducing wastage

Hongkongers take material possessions for granted and generate a lot of rubbish. Our landfills are almost saturated, but residents oppose the extension of landfills.

I would like to suggest things students can do to cut down waste at school and at home.

16 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Sofa so good for homes

The search for the perfect sofa can be a frustrating experience - too wide, too soft, too hard - and getting it just right to suit your needs can be difficult.

13 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Eat, drink and be merry

With less than 10 days to go before the big day, chances are you haven't crossed every name off your Christmas shopping list. Have no fear - there's still plenty of time to pick up the perfect present for everyone, from your closest colleagues to your significant other. We've made the task easier by sorting through the season's offerings to bring you the best.

16 Dec 2011 - 12:00am