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The new Bentley Mulsanne is an opulent power statement, and fit for a queen in Hong Kong
Lighter, quicker and more advanced  BMW 5 is worth the price
Tesla makes waves with its family car of the future
Touran takes the road less travelled to carve a niche
Renault Megane looks like a dream and drives like one
Volvo makes a ‘mighty’ statement with trendy, powerful V90
Germany’s other luxury brand pushes the right buttons but could have more
The Bentayga, Bentley’s debut SUV, is a sophisticated brute that lives up to the hype
Review: The all-round success of VW’s Tiguan compact SUV
Driving the McLaren 570GT: A tourer masquerading as pure art
Why Volvo’s macho S90 may help revive Swedish brand's fortunes

The Chinese-owned carmaker’s new executive sedan is fast, smooth and svelte. Can it help Volvo shed the boring tag for good?

23 Sep 2016 - 10:14PM

The Chinese-owned carmaker’s new executive sedan is fast, smooth and svelte. Can it help Volvo shed the boring tag for good?

Why Volvo’s macho S90 may help revive Swedish brand's fortunes
Just be yourself: a lesson for Jaguar’s F-Pace
The purr and growl of Ford’s latest Mustang muscle
Volkswagen’s new hatch packs a mighty punch
A new Dawn for Rolls-Royce
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
A new Dawn for Rolls-Royce
Little to complain about the new Porsche 911 – except its waist-cinching seats
Topless and throaty: the new Mercedes SLC roadster
Hong Kong exhibition celebrates the history of typography

Tsim Sha Tsui exhibition is the knowledge of all fonts when it comes to the art of arranging and printing type

17 Sep 2015 - 10:59PM

Tsim Sha Tsui exhibition is the knowledge of all fonts when it comes to the art of arranging and printing type

Hong Kong exhibition celebrates the history of typography
Hong Kong's skateparks dogged by safety issues and design flaws
Red Dot Award winners' show is proof good design can make life easier
Japanese poster exhibition an eclectic mix
Li Xiaodong's prize-winning library brings tourism to Jiaojiehe village
Living Office concept for the new species of worker

Are you standing comfortably? Or kneeling? Or sitting? Are you dividing and conquering, chatting, conversing, co-creating, huddling, warming up or cooling down?

19 Nov 2014 - 4:40AM

Are you standing comfortably? Or kneeling? Or sitting? Are you dividing and conquering, chatting, conversing, co-creating, huddling, warming up or cooling down?

Living Office concept for the new species of worker
Rethink urged on revamp of '60 s chic hotel in Tokyo

The announcement that froze the marrow of every devotee of mid-20th century modern architecture - that Hotel Okura Tokyo, the epitome of 1960s chic, is to be partly obliterated from September next year - caused a seismic reaction in the blogosphere.

22 Oct 2014 - 5:16AM

The announcement that froze the marrow of every devotee of mid-20th century modern architecture - that Hotel Okura Tokyo, the epitome of 1960s chic, is to be partly obliterated from September next year - caused a seismic reaction in the blogosphere.

Rethink urged on revamp of '60 s chic hotel in Tokyo
Animals at home on the range in Danish zoo project
LED evangelist Teddy Lo combines art and commerce in real world

A suggested war cry for those save-the-worlders who have seen the light (and are partial to cold war-era sloganeering): better LED than dead.

10 Sep 2014 - 4:38AM

A suggested war cry for those save-the-worlders who have seen the light (and are partial to cold war-era sloganeering): better LED than dead.

LED evangelist Teddy Lo combines art and commerce in real world
Converted Mini the wheel deal for budding DJs

Part of the showroom is given over to a darkened studio, in which stands a Mini Cooper S Cabrio. Around the walls is a rainbow of neon tubes teamed with an array of mirrors and speakers that all generate a sound and light show that would grace party spot Dragon-i.

28 Aug 2014 - 2:43PM

Part of the showroom is given over to a darkened studio, in which stands a Mini Cooper S Cabrio. Around the walls is a rainbow of neon tubes teamed with an array of mirrors and speakers that all generate a sound and light show that would grace party spot Dragon-i.

Converted Mini the wheel deal for budding DJs
Buying property in international markets turned one man to books

"Put it in bricks and mortar" remains a popular morsel of advice doled out to those looking for secure places to park their money - because such investments are seen as, well, safe as houses.

20 Aug 2014 - 5:21AM

"Put it in bricks and mortar" remains a popular morsel of advice doled out to those looking for secure places to park their money - because such investments are seen as, well, safe as houses.

Buying property in international markets turned one man to books
House that Dee built is home sweet, tiny home

It's not quite the little house on the prairie: in fact, it stands in a friend's garden. But it is the house that Dee built ... every square inch of its 84 square feet.

25 Jun 2014 - 1:31AM

It's not quite the little house on the prairie: in fact, it stands in a friend's garden. But it is the house that Dee built ... every square inch of its 84 square feet.

House that Dee built is home sweet, tiny home
Novel designs for canine living spaces could start a new trend for dog lovers