In one of Hong Kong's premier furniture malls, often too little attention is paid to carpets - with one major exception.
It is often said that every carpet comes with a story, and shoppers visiting the 17th floor of Horizon Plaza will soon discover just how true that is.
From vibrantly coloured shag carpets to Tibetan rugs and classic Persian designs, CarpetBuyer, on the 17th floor of Horizon Plaza, carries something to suit most tastes.
A home decoration piece that is tasteful, useful and has investment value is not easy to find.
Antique vases can be used to put flowers in but might be knocked over by children,...
Hong Kong is set to lose three of its most exclusive carpet shops over coming months as the world's supply of handwoven Persian rugs dries up.
The carpet retail industry is rising steadily. More than just a home or office accessory, carpets have long been considered an art form, and the rising appreciation for creating beautiful,...
The Rug Merchant
by Meg Mullins
The design and crafting of Persian carpets or rugs follow principles that run from Turkey to India. When shopping for a Persian carpet you will probably be attracted to a piece from Lahore or...
Q I find Turkish rugs appealing, but I'd like to know more before I start collecting.
WHAT THE EXPERT SAYS
If you're looking for a cool carpet but can't face the persistent sales tactics and permanent 'closing-down sales' of certain rug shops along Hollywood Road, go to Horizon Plaza, Ap Lei Chau.
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