Sophie Kalkreuth

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Hong Kong family home shows minimal doesn’t have to mean cold

A creative mix of different textures and tones adds warmth to a cool Ho Man Tin flat, where wood and lighting help create a cosy interior.

A creative mix of different textures and tones adds warmth to a cool Ho Man Tin flat, where wood and lighting help create a cosy interior.

10 Jun 2020 - 9:36AM
A Hong Kong home with more living areas than bedrooms, inspired by the Japanese aesthetic of wabi-sabi

A couple’s minimalist Mid-Levels flat, which went from four bedrooms to just one, is a series of sculptural spaces that unfold and captivate at every turn.

A couple’s minimalist Mid-Levels flat, which went from four bedrooms to just one, is a series of sculptural spaces that unfold and captivate at every turn.

22 Apr 2020 - 11:04AM
Downsizing to 350 sq ft was challenge for Hong Kong interior designer

Clifton Leung Design Workshop came up with a space-saving, Zen-like concept for the small space, maximising storage with style.

Clifton Leung Design Workshop came up with a space-saving, Zen-like concept for the small space, maximising storage with style.

2 Apr 2020 - 9:36AM
Inside a young Chinese couple’s Shenzhen apartment – Zen-like, functional and future-proof

Renovating the flat might have been a rocky experience for both the designer and homeowners, but the result made it all worth it.

Renovating the flat might have been a rocky experience for both the designer and homeowners, but the result made it all worth it.

11 Mar 2020 - 10:20AM
Interior designer talks us through her spa and club designs at New York’s Hudson Yards, a mix of intimate and cinematic in timber, stone and oxidised metal

Hong Kong interior designer Joyce Wang took reference from the railroads below New York’s Hudson Yards in her spa and club designs for the Equinox Hotel.

Hong Kong interior designer Joyce Wang took reference from the railroads below New York’s Hudson Yards in her spa and club designs for the Equinox Hotel.

7 Feb 2020 - 6:00PM
Beyond that banana, Art Week Miami had a lot to say about sustainable design and climate change

From a carbon-neutral booth to a sofa stuffed with leftover threads, designers at Design Miami presented sustainably created works with a message about the future of our fragile planet.

From a carbon-neutral booth to a sofa stuffed with leftover threads, designers at Design Miami presented sustainably created works with a message about the future of our fragile planet.

17 Dec 2019 - 3:00PM
Saving the world’s coral to avert a wipeout of irreversible costs

With warmer weather destroying coral reefs, scientists – who estimate that 90pc will be gone by 2050 – are fighting against time to breed and multiply them in labs, and ultimately return them to the ocean

With warmer weather destroying coral reefs, scientists – who estimate that 90pc will be gone by 2050 – are fighting against time to breed and multiply them in labs, and ultimately return them to the ocean

9 Jun 2018 - 9:00AM
Meet the man who found the da Vinci that sold for a record US$450 million

Robert Simon describes how he found the Salvator Mundi at a small Louisana auction in 2005 and brought the Saviour back to life. The last Leonardo painting discovered was in 1909

Robert Simon describes how he found the Salvator Mundi at a small Louisana auction in 2005 and brought the Saviour back to life. The last Leonardo painting discovered was in 1909

12 May 2018 - 9:07AM
4 Apr 2018 - 7:02AM