Ligne Roset

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

Keeping it in the family

'We never thought we would work together,' says product designer Erwan Bouroullec of his brother Ronan. But it's a good thing they did, as the duo have become coffee-table fodder and stars of the design world.

The Bouroullecs are now collected by the top museums around the world, including the Centre Pompidou, MoMa, Design Museum and the Mus?e des Arts d?coratifs.

9 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

folding pattern

Stacked in a spare closet for impromptu get-togethers or weekly poker nights, the folding chair is an essential component of many households. But that doesn't mean it has to be boring.

Continuing the design trend that dictates all that is functional should be fashionable too, folding chairs are being given an artsy look and feel.

6 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Just an illusion

Hidden behind the walls of an old building in Mid-Levels is a treasure chest of form and functionality.

The proverb 'Don't judge a book by its cover' could be applied to Richard and Grace Tong's Mid-Levels flat. The old, tired-looking block belies the treasure chest on one of its upper floors.

23 May 2004 - 12:00am

A glass act

Ready to join the space race? Used creatively, glass can help make your home a light and airy oasis.

9 Mar 2003 - 12:00am