The Chinese-owned carmaker’s new executive sedan is fast, smooth and svelte. Can it help Volvo shed the boring tag for good?
Tsim Sha Tsui exhibition is the knowledge of all fonts when it comes to the art of arranging and printing type
Sydney natives Helen and Wendell Boyd, their three children grown and having flown the family coop, went from 2,100 square feet to 650 square feet but still found a way to display art and objets dear to them, writes James King.
Are you standing comfortably? Or kneeling? Or sitting? Are you dividing and conquering, chatting, conversing, co-creating, huddling, warming up or cooling down?
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.