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Inside an Alvar Aalto-inspired family home in Hong Kong – no sharp edges allowed

Undulating walls snaking through the futuristic space give rhythm to the 2,080 sq ft child-friendly flat

2 Jan 2019 - 11:50AM
Inside an Alvar Aalto-inspired family home in Hong Kong – no sharp edges allowed

Undulating walls snaking through the futuristic space give rhythm to the 2,080 sq ft child-friendly flat

How a huge Hong Kong flat became a family home, complete with a gold fireplace

Why, when a homeowner says ‘I don’t want to be like Donald Trump!’, do his interior designers install a huge gold fireplace?

8 Nov 2018 - 2:08PM
How a huge Hong Kong flat became a family home, complete with a gold fireplace

Why, when a homeowner says ‘I don’t want to be like Donald Trump!’, do his interior designers install a huge gold fireplace?

Hong Kong marina house gets a nautical makeover in line with its oceanfront location

Interior designer Clifton Leung refreshes a Sai Kung property’s dated interior with its immediate environment in mind

31 Oct 2018 - 1:27PM
Hong Kong marina house gets a nautical makeover in line with its oceanfront location

Interior designer Clifton Leung refreshes a Sai Kung property’s dated interior with its immediate environment in mind

Inside a Bali holiday home, dreamed up by a French journalist for her family

Raphael and Marie le Masne de Chermont’s six-bedroom property an hour’s drive from Canggu brings nature inside

10 Oct 2018 - 4:22PM
Inside a Bali holiday home, dreamed up by a French journalist for her family

Raphael and Marie le Masne de Chermont’s six-bedroom property an hour’s drive from Canggu brings nature inside

Inside a Hong Kong newlyweds’ flat designed to grow with the family

Every detail counts in this well thought out Ap Lei Chau apartment, which makes the most of stunning views and incorporates some clever storage solutions

3 Oct 2018 - 3:51PM
Inside a Hong Kong newlyweds’ flat designed to grow with the family

Every detail counts in this well thought out Ap Lei Chau apartment, which makes the most of stunning views and incorporates some clever storage solutions

How two Hong Kong village houses were transformed into a family retreat

Originally lacking both features and charm, two concrete boxes on Lantau Island become a tasteful ‘green’ sanctuary for mum and dad and a ‘red’ haven for the kids

7 Aug 2018 - 6:20PM
How two Hong Kong village houses were transformed into a family retreat

Originally lacking both features and charm, two concrete boxes on Lantau Island become a tasteful ‘green’ sanctuary for mum and dad and a ‘red’ haven for the kids

Why Nordic design is perfect for Hong Kong homes – Happy Valley apartment shows secret lies in storage

Wallpaper replaces art as creative focus in a clean, colourful home that is delightfully clutter free

25 Jul 2018 - 5:57PM
Why Nordic design is perfect for Hong Kong homes – Happy Valley apartment shows secret lies in storage

Wallpaper replaces art as creative focus in a clean, colourful home that is delightfully clutter free

A Bali house built with recycled materials – an art activist shows how to create a ‘zero waste’ home

After nine years in Hong Kong, Liina Klauss and her family moved to the Indonesian island, where craftsmanship, art and nature provide a breath of fresh air

18 Jul 2018 - 6:26PM
A Bali house built with recycled materials – an art activist shows how to create a ‘zero waste’ home

After nine years in Hong Kong, Liina Klauss and her family moved to the Indonesian island, where craftsmanship, art and nature provide a breath of fresh air

How Hong Kong yoga instructor created uncluttered, Zen-like home for her family

Moving to a quieter neighbourhood gave Sarah and John Woodall a chance to make a fresh start by combining pieces they already owned with new elements

31 May 2018 - 12:57PM
How Hong Kong yoga instructor created uncluttered, Zen-like home for her family

Moving to a quieter neighbourhood gave Sarah and John Woodall a chance to make a fresh start by combining pieces they already owned with new elements

For one Hong Kong couple, an impulse buy on holiday in South Africa leads to their dream home

When Hong Kong-based interior designer Anji Connell and her husband saw this thatched property near Cape Town, they knew they had to have it

17 May 2018 - 3:21PM
For one Hong Kong couple, an impulse buy on holiday in South Africa leads to their dream home

When Hong Kong-based interior designer Anji Connell and her husband saw this thatched property near Cape Town, they knew they had to have it

A small Hong Kong apartment that is big on style

Interior designer Louis Lau created a loft-like space in a 580 sq ft flat with glass partitions, unique materials and a striking feature wall

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
A small Hong Kong apartment that is big on style

Interior designer Louis Lau created a loft-like space in a 580 sq ft flat with glass partitions, unique materials and a striking feature wall

A Parisian artist’s 1960s gallery-like home in Hong Kong

Daphné Mandel’s colonial Peak residence is the perfect backdrop for her collection of art and antiques

27 Apr 2018 - 10:27AM
A Parisian artist’s 1960s gallery-like home in Hong Kong

Daphné Mandel’s colonial Peak residence is the perfect backdrop for her collection of art and antiques

Hong Kong country park retreat that’s hard to say goodbye to

It took some convincing but having eventually moved into a village house deep in the Sai Kung Country Park, the homeowner is now reluctant to leave. It’s not hard to see why

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM
Hong Kong country park retreat that’s hard to say goodbye to

It took some convincing but having eventually moved into a village house deep in the Sai Kung Country Park, the homeowner is now reluctant to leave. It’s not hard to see why

American’s Hong Kong duplex a riot of exuberant colour, runaway fun and girl power

From the giant, plush tiger in her bedroom to the neon toucan in the living room, Brooke Babington’s Mid-Levels home oozes joie de vivre

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
American’s Hong Kong duplex a riot of exuberant colour, runaway fun and girl power

From the giant, plush tiger in her bedroom to the neon toucan in the living room, Brooke Babington’s Mid-Levels home oozes joie de vivre

Hong Kong entrepreneur’s chic and clutter-free home

Designer Sean Dix calls the Convention Plaza apartment a triumph of ‘friendly minimalism’

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Hong Kong entrepreneur’s chic and clutter-free home

Designer Sean Dix calls the Convention Plaza apartment a triumph of ‘friendly minimalism’

A New York loft in Hong Kong – how a creative couple nailed the look

A 2,600 sq ft former warehouse in one of Hong Kong’s grittier neighbourhoods has been transformed into a space reminiscent of a trendy Manhattan home

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
A New York loft in Hong Kong – how a creative couple nailed the look

A 2,600 sq ft former warehouse in one of Hong Kong’s grittier neighbourhoods has been transformed into a space reminiscent of a trendy Manhattan home

How Hong Kong flat went from humdrum to ultimate bachelor’s pad

Spacious terrace, modern kitchen, muted colour palette and industrial details come together in Hong Kong-based financial consultant’s masculine pied-à-terre

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
How Hong Kong flat went from humdrum to ultimate bachelor’s pad

Spacious terrace, modern kitchen, muted colour palette and industrial details come together in Hong Kong-based financial consultant’s masculine pied-à-terre

1980s Hong Kong apartment gets a child-friendly makeover that’s modern and elegant

Designer Norman Ung doesn’t let flat’s structural walls get in the way, creating a contemporary family home with spacious living areas, a generous master suite and a dining room that doubles as guest room when grandma visits

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
1980s Hong Kong apartment gets a child-friendly makeover that’s modern and elegant

Designer Norman Ung doesn’t let flat’s structural walls get in the way, creating a contemporary family home with spacious living areas, a generous master suite and a dining room that doubles as guest room when grandma visits

Hong Kong interior designer creates timeless micro apartment for him and his wife

With just 369 square feet to play with, Glory Tam has had to use every trick in the book to make the most of the tiny Wan Chai flat. Simplicity was the key, he says

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Hong Kong interior designer creates timeless micro apartment for him and his wife

With just 369 square feet to play with, Glory Tam has had to use every trick in the book to make the most of the tiny Wan Chai flat. Simplicity was the key, he says

A Hong Kong house with an enviable games room

More than a decade after moving into their multi-storey Stanley house a couple couldn’t wait to go from all-white to dark and dramatic

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
A Hong Kong house with an enviable games room

More than a decade after moving into their multi-storey Stanley house a couple couldn’t wait to go from all-white to dark and dramatic

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