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Sheets to ensure sleep

In every home, a good night's sleep can be enhanced with quality bed sheets, but deciding on the right product can be difficult. A high-thread count does not necessarily indicate a good quality bed sheet.

Friday, 13 July, 2012, 12:00am

Battle of the weavers

Arachne brushed away a spider crawling along the top of her loom and watched it scuttle across the floor to safety behind the oil jars in the far corner of the room.

Today she hoped to complete her work. The light was good and already she had prepared her coloured threads and bobbins in neat rows on the table beside the loom.

4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

The WOW factor

Sasatinnie Graffiti Shatter Nail Colour

23 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Jay Forster, co-director of Clockenflap music festival

1. Greasy Beat featuring Bootsy Collins - Claude VonStroke

Pant-rumbling dancefloor stuff. Guaranteed to lubricate even the stiffest of knees at our events.

2. Gonjasufi - Kowboyz & Indians/A Sufi & a Killer

19 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

The Emperor's New Clothes

The two strangers arrived in the city with a plan that would earn them a fortune. They found lodgings near the Emperor's palace and announced they were weavers who could make the most beautiful fabric in the world.

12 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Jeweller dazzles with bold designs

Butler & Wilson launch at On Pedder cocktail party

Where: On Pedder, Central

When: April 15

What: Fashionistas relished the bold and glittering designs at the launch of British jeweller Butler & Wilson's latest collection, and had the chance to plan some serious shopping for the new season.

7 May 2010 - 12:00am

Floor shows

Just as with furniture, furnishings are subject to fashion. That includes floor coverings and, according to Ross Urwin, Lane Crawford's creative director, home and lifestyle, 'definite trends are happening in the rug world'.

4 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Chat: Nicol Rubelli

Nicol Rubelli is the fifth-generation descendant of Lorenzo Rubelli, who founded high-end Venetian home fabric company Rubelli in 1858. The company director was in Hong Kong recently to launch the brand's latest collection at Altfield Interiors.

What do quality fabrics mean to the home?

28 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

This year marks the 30th anniversary of China's 'open-door' reform, not the 35th as stated in the report 'Challenges loom but so do opportunities: president' on page A5 yesterday.

3 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Huafeng Textile sets up plant in lower-cost Jiangxi for growth

Huafeng Textile International Group, one of the biggest fabric processing firms in Fujian, is expanding into lower-cost neighbouring Jiangxi province and spurring sales to the burgeoning mainland market to weave its future.

26 Nov 2007 - 12:00am