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Wan Chai

Artists in the making

Clad in dark stone, with a sharply modern form, the HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity (HKSC) lords it over its surroundings in Kowloon City like a battleship in the harbour.

Monday, 25 June, 2012, 12:00am

Feel-good factors

Colour, colour and more colour. That was the brief given to the designer by the owners of this Robinson Road apartment.

Trading company owner Jose Salazar, who hails from the Bahamas, and his Australian banker wife wanted a 'very vibrant' interior, says Johnny Leung of Chinc's Workshop.

24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Sweet talking

Fashion cover: pleated top (HK$10,100), skirt (HK$13,300), earrings (HK$4,750) and patent shoes (HK$9,500), all from Prada, The Landmark, Central.

That page: leather top (HK$50,000), pleated skirt (HK$49,500) and belt (HK$3,900), all from Celine, The Landmark. Earring (HK$1,890 for the pair) from Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci, Ocean Terminal, Tsim Sha Tsui.

24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

The Planner

Exhibitions

Totem Recollection

Tian Taiquan's photographic works represent creative reconstructions of his fragmented and vague childhood memories of the Cultural Revolution. Today, 9.30am-6.30pm, Art Experience Gallery, Rm 2009, 20/F Cable TV Tower, 9 Hoi Shing Rd, Tsuen Wan. Inquiries: 2110 9928. Ends today

100 Things, A Little Retrospective

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Don't put people in a box - think out of it, says architect with new concept for small flats

Hong Kong's typically small flats often have barely enough room for furniture. So Tony Chi, a renowned New York-based architect and interior designer, has created a design concept to ameliorate that.

Called 'True Island Living', the idea is to create a compact, multi-purpose central area that caters to dining, socialising, working and grooming.

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Listings - Wan Chai

1/5 NUEVO

9 Star Street, WanChai, 25292300

www.elite-concepts.com

Cuisine Mediterranean with Spanish influence

Specialities Steak, seafood, coffee, dessert

Wine Red, white, Champagne. International range from HK$290 to HK$1,968 per bottle

Best for Casual bite

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Style

What: Nookha desk Why: Giuseppe Verdacchi designed the desk using tali bamboo, an environmentally friendly material How much: HK$23,000 Where: Signed By, 45 Tung Street, Sheung Wan, tel: 2517 8900

20 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

The Planner

Exhibitions

King of Canton

Paintings by Yang Jiechang depicting his observations that the Canton (now Guangdong) region has produced many prominent leaders over the course of history. Today, 10am-6.30pm, Hanart TZ Gallery, 407 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 9019. Ends today

For the Love of Chinese Contemporary Art

18 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Magnets

Bespoken for

Dressing up takes on a boyish twist with the Magnetic Boy Book. Children create combinations of outfits by adding magnetic pieces. The book includes eight picture cards and more than 30 magnetic clothes, so there's plenty of scope for budding fashion designers to use their imagination. HK$310 at Petit Bazaar, 80 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, tel: 2528 0229

17 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Week ahead

Today

Kissing Daddy Photography Competition

Send family photos and a maximum 80-word description for Sunshine City Plaza's Father's Day photography contest. Prizes include Samsung Galaxy phones. Deadline for entries Jun 18; winners announced Jun 25. Inquiries: marketing@waysc.com.hk

Faust Festival 2012

17 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Tickled pink

The moment Paul Dolan walked through the wide entrance of this three-storey, four-bedroom house in Shouson Hill, the Briton knew he'd found the ideal home for his family.

17 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

The Planner

Exhibitions

Future Archeology

Laurent Grasso's Studies into the Past painting series and other works in which he plays with the notion of time. A Le French May exhibition. Today, 11am-7pm, Edouard Malingue Gallery, 1/F, 8 Queen's Rd Central. Inquiries: 2810 0317. Ends today

Our 1930s

16 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Arts

Exhibitions

Southeast Asian Works of Art

Sculptures, lacquer works, woven mudmee silks and other works from the late 18th to early 20th centuries. Today, 10am-7pm, Altfield Gallery, 248-9 Prince's Building, 10 Chater Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2537 6370. Ends today

Impure Light

14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Repast glories

Hong Kong food today is built on the foundations of dishes brought by waves of immigrants from southern China. The dishes mostly originate from neighbouring Guangzhou and Chiu Chow.

Traditional Chinese cooking techniques can still be found here although they're fast disappearing from the repertoires of both home cooks and restaurant kitchens.

14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Coroner takes case of boy, four, who died in hospital

13 Jun 2012 - 12:00am