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Plumbing

Force of nature

The annual Salone del Mobile furniture fair in Milan in April was a more subdued affair than previous, as the poor economic climate took a toll. But streamlined budgets did not translate into less interesting or less boundary-pushing products.

Friday, 1 June, 2012, 12:00am

Force of nature

The annual Salone del Mobile furniture fair in Milan in April was a more subdued affair than previous, as the poor economic climate took a toll. But streamlined budgets did not translate into less interesting or less boundary-pushing products.

1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Peat bath and lavender detox

The first international branded spa in the New Territories, the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin's Melo Spa, is worth the journey. It has spacious, well-appointed suites and is decked out in tasteful shades of light and dark brown that echo the backdrop of the mountains outside. Shell and bamboo furnishings further serve to bring the outside indoors.

3 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Design with a human touch

Technology with a human touch has very much been the trend for luxury homes, with leading brands such as TOTO and Kohler offering stylish products.

23 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Bathrooms on a budget

Renovating a bathroom within a budget can be difficult at the best of times. But how do you make wise decisions and avoid blowing the funds on intricate tile work, and having to compromise on the shower or basin?

25 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Traffic jam delayed rescue of flood victim

An elderly man drowned in his village home that was flooded by a once-in-50-years downpour while rescuers were stuck in traffic, the Coroner's Court heard yesterday.

The sobbing widow of Lee Yiu-jo, 72, told how her husband was left stranded in his house in Ying Pun village, Sheung Shui, on July 22 last year as her calls for help went unheeded.

16 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

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