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A Hong Kong flat gets an extreme makeover: ‘if a home has style, it doesn’t matter how small it is’

With a new open-plan, minimal interior, a designer brings the best out of every square inch in a Sai Ying Pun flat

22 Jan 2019 - 5:48PM
A Hong Kong flat gets an extreme makeover: ‘if a home has style, it doesn’t matter how small it is’

With a new open-plan, minimal interior, a designer brings the best out of every square inch in a Sai Ying Pun flat

A Hong Kong property agent finds a hidden gem inside an ordinary looking complex

Three small, dingy Mid-Levels flats lay vacant for years until Claire Price saw their potential and returned them to their original state as one home

17 Jan 2019 - 4:05PM
A Hong Kong property agent finds a hidden gem inside an ordinary looking complex

Three small, dingy Mid-Levels flats lay vacant for years until Claire Price saw their potential and returned them to their original state as one home

Hongkonger comes full circle to find home in the apartment block she grew up in

When the opportunity arose to buy a flat in the same block where she was raised, Fiona Jacob didn’t think twice before taking the plunge

28 Nov 2018 - 12:23PM
Hongkonger comes full circle to find home in the apartment block she grew up in

When the opportunity arose to buy a flat in the same block where she was raised, Fiona Jacob didn’t think twice before taking the plunge

How to make a rental flat feel like home: antiques, art and plenty of colour, says a Hong Kong banker

Having moved frequently over the years, Caitlin Walker knows just what’s needed to make a rental property her own

21 Nov 2018 - 4:40PM
How to make a rental flat feel like home: antiques, art and plenty of colour, says a Hong Kong banker

Having moved frequently over the years, Caitlin Walker knows just what’s needed to make a rental property her own

How architects are using VR to give building tours before a brick is laid

Designers can now build rooms in the same way that gamers build worlds, says Hong Kong early adopter of virtual reality visualisation for clients; the technology is the future of architecture and design, says Vincent McIlduff of Alt-254.

6 Nov 2018 - 7:37PM
How architects are using VR to give building tours before a brick is laid

Designers can now build rooms in the same way that gamers build worlds, says Hong Kong early adopter of virtual reality visualisation for clients; the technology is the future of architecture and design, says Vincent McIlduff of Alt-254.

East really does meet West in Hong Kong family home, where British and Chinese styles unite

A family’s multicultural heritage finds expression in their practically luxurious Hong Kong flat

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
East really does meet West in Hong Kong family home, where British and Chinese styles unite

A family’s multicultural heritage finds expression in their practically luxurious Hong Kong flat

Japanese design meets Scandinavian chic in a minimalist Hong Kong home, where simple is superior

A pared-back flat in Pok Fu Lam fuses the ideals of the Japanese aesthetic with Nordic functionality to create an understated, elegant apartment

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Japanese design meets Scandinavian chic in a minimalist Hong Kong home, where simple is superior

A pared-back flat in Pok Fu Lam fuses the ideals of the Japanese aesthetic with Nordic functionality to create an understated, elegant apartment

How an MIT-trained architect created her Hong Kong home by knocking two 300 sq ft apartments into one

Moving to a smaller flat in Stanley presented an interior designer with the opportunity to put her skills to the test

12 Jul 2018 - 10:48AM
How an MIT-trained architect created her Hong Kong home by knocking two 300 sq ft apartments into one

Moving to a smaller flat in Stanley presented an interior designer with the opportunity to put her skills to the test

A Hong Kong banker’s rural retreat – what it’s like to wake up to birdsong

Mingmin Huang, who works in West Kowloon and lives in the New Territories, says her tranquil home is the perfect antidote to her busy job in the city

4 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
A Hong Kong banker’s rural retreat – what it’s like to wake up to birdsong

Mingmin Huang, who works in West Kowloon and lives in the New Territories, says her tranquil home is the perfect antidote to her busy job in the city

A Harry Potter-inspired Mediterranean home, where a Hong Kong artist makes magic happen

Fox Daniels’ home on the Mediterranean island of Gozo enchants in spellbinding shades of yellow and blue

20 Jun 2018 - 3:35PM
A Harry Potter-inspired Mediterranean home, where a Hong Kong artist makes magic happen

Fox Daniels’ home on the Mediterranean island of Gozo enchants in spellbinding shades of yellow and blue

From micro home to efficient apartment: how poky Hong Kong flat was transformed by a French architect

An architect has transformed a 300 sq ft dark and cluttered flat in Kennedy Town into a chic, light-filled home

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
From micro home to efficient apartment: how poky Hong Kong flat was transformed by a French architect

An architect has transformed a 300 sq ft dark and cluttered flat in Kennedy Town into a chic, light-filled home

Marie Kondo-inspired Hong Kong apartment makes most of 490 sq ft footprint

Having waited 16 years to renovate her Whampoa flat, a busy town planner decided to declutter her life both physically and mentally

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
Marie Kondo-inspired Hong Kong apartment makes most of 490 sq ft footprint

Having waited 16 years to renovate her Whampoa flat, a busy town planner decided to declutter her life both physically and mentally

Inside a Hong Kong newlywed couple’s minimal first home together

For their starter home, banker Aaron Ko and lawyer Chelsa Wong decided to take the understated approach and let the details do the talking

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
Inside a Hong Kong newlywed couple’s minimal first home together

For their starter home, banker Aaron Ko and lawyer Chelsa Wong decided to take the understated approach and let the details do the talking

Hong Kong model’s welcoming apartment in Tai Hang

Malaysian Angie Ng, who says she would rather buy furniture than clothes, has managed to balance style and comfort in the rental flat she shares with her partner

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
Hong Kong model’s welcoming apartment in Tai Hang

Malaysian Angie Ng, who says she would rather buy furniture than clothes, has managed to balance style and comfort in the rental flat she shares with her partner

From New York to Hong Kong and back: art-deco apartment a tribute to businesswoman’s travels

American Mary Kate Jackson’s worldly apartment in the Big Apple tells the story of her well-travelled life

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
From New York to Hong Kong and back: art-deco apartment a tribute to businesswoman’s  travels

American Mary Kate Jackson’s worldly apartment in the Big Apple tells the story of her well-travelled life

Brothers’ Hong Kong bachelor pad gets masculine makeover

Monochromatic theme lifted with white accents on furniture and bedlinen

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Brothers’ Hong Kong bachelor pad gets masculine makeover

Monochromatic theme lifted with white accents on furniture and bedlinen

A dull Hong Kong flat gets a mid-century modern makeover for couple and their cats

A dated three-bedroom apartment has been given a timeless update with colourful panels and bold feature walls

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
A dull Hong Kong flat gets a mid-century modern makeover for couple and their cats

A dated three-bedroom apartment has been given a timeless update with colourful panels and bold feature walls

Photographer Belinda Bath’s Hong Kong home is her gallery

The Australian’s Choi Hung apartment is a carefully controlled riot of colour, filled with her signature photomontages and curios

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Photographer Belinda Bath’s Hong Kong home is her gallery

The Australian’s Choi Hung apartment is a carefully controlled riot of colour, filled with her signature photomontages and curios

How a Hong Kong apartment went from show flat to home

The show flat of a new Mid-Levels tower block had the glitz toned down and the elegance dialled up to create a sophisticated home for its Japanese owner

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
How a Hong Kong apartment went from show flat to home

The show flat of a new Mid-Levels tower block had the glitz toned down and the elegance dialled up to create a sophisticated home for its Japanese owner

A Hong Kong apartment that fits three generations under one roof

A dated 2,500 sq ft Jardine’s Lookout flat, which has been in the family for decades, gets a modern update to make room for the grandparents, parents and a baby

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
A Hong Kong apartment that fits three generations under one roof

A dated 2,500 sq ft Jardine’s Lookout flat, which has been in the family for decades, gets a modern update to make room for the grandparents, parents and a baby

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