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Cooktops for every taste

Apart from the layout, appliances are the most important element of a kitchen.

Rangehoods are often the focal point and they are available in designs from streamlined contemporary to traditional, in materials from stainless steel to glass.

Friday, 4 November, 2011, 12:00am

Two in one

Henning Voss is no stranger to the Hong Kong property market, having bought old flats for conversion into handsome bachelor pads for rent or sale. So when it was time to create his own nest, which would double as an office, he had a firm idea of what he wanted.

13 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

It ain't square

Is there anything cooler than a bathroom sink that looks like a geometrically perfect ice cube? Chris Dlutowski and Peter Occolowitz, a Manhattan couple who recently gave their pre-war apartment in the Chelsea area of New York a decidedly post-war makeover, didn't think so.

6 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

The life aquatic

Seeking a cost-effective luxury home, one former landlubber found the perfect solution in a custom-designed houseboat.

25 Mar 2007 - 12:00am


BASINS THAT LOOK like infinity pools, lavish touches of wenge wood, and floors that radiate warmth - bathrooms are becoming the focal point of home makeovers.

9 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

For body and soul

Distinguished Italian kitchen designer Strato (www.stratocucine.com) believes the bath serves both body and soul. With an exquisitely pure and essential collection of tiles and fittings, Strato-Bagno has turned the bathroom ritual into a profound, sensorial experience. The craftsmanship is sublime.

18 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

On tap

To some, a tap is a tap is a tap. To others, such as Italian architect and designer Antonio Citterio, these humble bathroom fixtures are an essential source of water and their designs need to reflect that.

14 Mar 2004 - 12:00am



Tania Chow

The Partnership


Gary Chang

Edge (HK)


Tsang Chi Fan

Christie's Hong Kong


Mark Fraser

CDI Professional



7 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

Home Help

Can you suggest a way to display my growing collection of toy cars, and how can I neatly store away the crucial original boxes?

Tania Cha Chu-chow replies: Glass cabinets maximise the visual pleasure gained from collectors' items, but having too many can turn your living room into a museum.

8 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Ferry sinks

One person died and six were missing after a hoverferry sank off Zhanjiang, Guangdong.

7 Apr 1998 - 12:00am