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How Chinese design went from naive to world-class, and why it shouldn’t undersell itself

Emerging-talent spotter Ross Urwin, of Design Shanghai fair, has seen Chinese design mature dramatically; fair’s annual award, which this year went to design duo behind the 15° Chair, gives winners business advice and contacts.

14 Apr 2019 - 7:06PM

Emerging-talent spotter Ross Urwin, of Design Shanghai fair, has seen Chinese design mature dramatically; fair’s annual award, which this year went to design duo behind the 15° Chair, gives winners business advice and contacts.

How Chinese design went from naive to world-class, and why it shouldn’t undersell itself
Hong Kong flat inspired by Moroccan riads and Chinese handicrafts is a lesson in subtlety

A chic, monochromatic apartment in Tai Tam ties the owners’ favourite elements together seamlessly

10 Apr 2019 - 11:54AM

A chic, monochromatic apartment in Tai Tam ties the owners’ favourite elements together seamlessly

Hong Kong flat inspired by Moroccan riads and Chinese handicrafts is a lesson in subtlety
Art, heirlooms and vintage pieces transform curator’s rented house into a home

Art consultant Georgia Manifold believes in buying pieces that resonate on a personal level rather than purely for investment purposes, and her passion is plain to see in the three-storey house she shares with her family

27 Mar 2019 - 10:11AM

Art consultant Georgia Manifold believes in buying pieces that resonate on a personal level rather than purely for investment purposes, and her passion is plain to see in the three-storey house she shares with her family

Art, heirlooms and vintage pieces transform curator’s rented house into a home
Lamp that rids the air of toxins is first to be activated by non-UV light, says its Hong Kong designer

Kevin Chu’s Foglia lamp uses a process called photocatalysis to kill pathogens in what he says is the world’s first air-purifying device to be activated by non-UV light.

28 Feb 2019 - 7:48PM

Kevin Chu’s Foglia lamp uses a process called photocatalysis to kill pathogens in what he says is the world’s first air-purifying device to be activated by non-UV light.

Lamp that rids the air of toxins is first to be activated by non-UV light, says its Hong Kong designer
From ‘Wong Kar-wai film set’ to ‘pied à terre in Bali’: newlyweds make their mark on unloved Hong Kong flat

A Quarry Bay ‘den’ that had been empty for 15 years has been transformed into a Bali-esque bolt-hole

13 Feb 2019 - 10:02AM

A Quarry Bay ‘den’ that had been empty for 15 years has been transformed into a Bali-esque bolt-hole

From ‘Wong Kar-wai film set’ to ‘pied à terre in Bali’: newlyweds make their mark on unloved Hong Kong flat
From Apple to aircraft – rock star Australian industrial designer turns to traditional Chinese cloisonné

Australian industrial designer Marc Newson – whose portfolio includes the Apple Watch and a lounger that’s the most expensive item by a living designer – is showing off his latest furniture collection in New York

17 Jan 2019 - 3:18PM

Australian industrial designer Marc Newson – whose portfolio includes the Apple Watch and a lounger that’s the most expensive item by a living designer – is showing off his latest furniture collection in New York

From Apple to aircraft – rock star Australian industrial designer turns to traditional Chinese cloisonné
Inside an understated Hong Kong bachelor pad, where marble plays a central role in the interior design

Cocooned in a palette of earthy tones, this 1,000 sq ft Kowloon flat has been reconfigured to suit its new owner

19 Dec 2018 - 3:48PM

Cocooned in a palette of earthy tones, this 1,000 sq ft Kowloon flat has been reconfigured to suit its new owner

Inside an understated Hong Kong bachelor pad, where marble plays a central role in the interior design
Growing concern
29 Feb 2008 - 12:00AM
Growing concern
A roof with a view
15 Jun 2008 - 12:00AM
A roof with a view
Period piece
30 Mar 2008 - 12:00AM
Period  piece
Name of the game
2 Mar 2008 - 12:00AM
Name of the game
Leap of faith
29 Jun 2008 - 12:00AM
Leap of faith
Suite deals
25 Apr 2008 - 12:00AM
Suite deals
Taste of the east
16 Mar 2008 - 12:00AM
Taste of the east
Best-laid plans
31 Aug 2008 - 12:00AM
Best-laid plans
Transfer market
2 May 2008 - 12:00AM
Transfer market
Window dressing
25 Jul 2008 - 12:00AM
Window dressing
View to a chill
6 Feb 2009 - 12:00AM
View to a chill
Right at home
24 Oct 2008 - 12:00AM
Right at home
True colours
17 Aug 2008 - 12:00AM
True colours
Please re-lease me
3 Apr 2009 - 12:00AM
Please re-lease me
Bathing beauty
16 Nov 2008 - 12:00AM
Bathing beauty
Outside looking in
22 Aug 2008 - 12:00AM
Outside looking in
Face value
31 Jul 2009 - 12:00AM
Face value
Picture perfect
22 Mar 2009 - 12:00AM
Picture perfect
No reservations
12 Oct 2008 - 12:00AM
No reservations
Practical magic
10 Jan 2010 - 12:00AM
Practical magic
If the shoes fit
17 May 2009 - 12:00AM
If the shoes fit
Home away from home
23 Nov 2008 - 12:00AM
Home away from home
Traditional wisdom
25 Oct 2009 - 12:00AM
Traditional wisdom