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A Hong Kong interior designer made a family-friendly home without compromising on style

A Pok Fu Lam flat unites mid-century modernism with textures and clean lines to create a space for a family to share.

29 Jul 2020 - 9:42AM

A Pok Fu Lam flat unites mid-century modernism with textures and clean lines to create a space for a family to share.

A Hong Kong interior designer made a family-friendly home without compromising on style
A Hong Kong apartment with a mini golf course suits its owners down to a tee

Two flats in a 1980s Sai Ying Pun block have been combined to create an urban oasis, with outsize terrace covered with plants.

2 Jul 2020 - 4:01PM

Two flats in a 1980s Sai Ying Pun block have been combined to create an urban oasis, with outsize terrace covered with plants.

A Hong Kong apartment with a mini golf course suits its owners down to a tee
When will Hong Kong start taking interior design seriously? When the profession is regulated, an expert says

Interior design lacks respect in Hong Kong, says Horace Pan. To put that right he advocates better education, agreed standards, and continuing professional development.

18 Jun 2020 - 10:44AM

Interior design lacks respect in Hong Kong, says Horace Pan. To put that right he advocates better education, agreed standards, and continuing professional development.

When will Hong Kong start taking interior design seriously? When the profession is regulated, an expert says
What happened when a Hong Kong couple asked a commercial designer to make over their home

As design enthusiasts, the homeowners were familiar with the work of JJ Acuna, who, despite never having worked on a residential project, accepted the challenge because of a focused brief and shared aesthetic values.

21 May 2020 - 3:03PM

As design enthusiasts, the homeowners were familiar with the work of JJ Acuna, who, despite never having worked on a residential project, accepted the challenge because of a focused brief and shared aesthetic values.

What happened when a Hong Kong couple asked a commercial designer to make over their home
Inside an eco-chic Hong Kong home that embraces a bohemian vibe while keeping electromagnetic fields at bay

Designed by Rowena Gonzales of Liquid Interiors, this Mid-Levels flat was conceived using sustainable, non-toxic materials in keeping with its owners’ love of Bali.

13 May 2020 - 9:47AM

Designed by Rowena Gonzales of Liquid Interiors, this Mid-Levels flat was conceived using sustainable, non-toxic materials in keeping with its owners’ love of Bali.

Inside an eco-chic Hong Kong home that embraces a bohemian vibe while keeping electromagnetic fields at bay
Inside a Hong Kong home filled with plants – ‘the weirder the better’

Ferns and air plants are the main design element in this ‘indoor jungle’, where every piece has a personal connection to the family that lives there.

9 Apr 2020 - 3:27PM

Ferns and air plants are the main design element in this ‘indoor jungle’, where every piece has a personal connection to the family that lives there.

Inside a Hong Kong home filled with plants – ‘the weirder the better’
Hong Kong design duo on Quarry Bay’s K11 Atelier office building and the making of a cool weekend space

Husband-and-wife team Eskyiu want to supercharge Hong Kong’s view of architecture, evident in their work on the new K11 Atelier office building in Quarry Bay featuring spaces the community can use on weekends.

3 Apr 2020 - 10:14AM

Husband-and-wife team Eskyiu want to supercharge Hong Kong’s view of architecture, evident in their work on the new K11 Atelier office building in Quarry Bay featuring spaces the community can use on weekends.

Hong Kong design duo on Quarry Bay’s K11 Atelier office building and the making of a cool weekend space
Rotate, reuse, recycle – words to redecorate by for this Hongkonger

A steady rotation of beloved possessions and an ever-evolving colour scheme keep this Happy Valley flat fresh.

15 Jan 2020 - 9:55AM

A steady rotation of beloved possessions and an ever-evolving colour scheme keep this Happy Valley flat fresh.

Rotate, reuse, recycle – words to redecorate by for this Hongkonger
Miss Lee: old Hong Kong inspires the interiors of modern Chinese vegetarian restaurant

Designed by JJ Acuna / Bespoke Studio, heritage touches, soft curves and exquisite lighting give the eatery its warm, inviting atmosphere.

10 Jan 2020 - 5:01PM

Designed by JJ Acuna / Bespoke Studio, heritage touches, soft curves and exquisite lighting give the eatery its warm, inviting atmosphere.

Miss Lee: old Hong Kong inspires the interiors of modern Chinese vegetarian restaurant
How a mistake became inspiration for a unique ceramics series with lattice-like glazes resembling poetic Chinese landscapes

An accident with the glazing on a ceramic vase led to one husband-and wife design team creating a series of items resembling poetic Chinese landscapes that is now on show at Design Spectrum in Hong Kong.

7 Jan 2020 - 7:28PM

An accident with the glazing on a ceramic vase led to one husband-and wife design team creating a series of items resembling poetic Chinese landscapes that is now on show at Design Spectrum in Hong Kong.

How a mistake became inspiration for a unique ceramics series with lattice-like glazes resembling poetic Chinese landscapes
There’s something different about this Hong Kong village house

At the end of a winding lane near Sai Kung stands a modern home that shares the same bold eclecticism as the hotel interiors its tenant styles.

12 Dec 2019 - 10:57AM

At the end of a winding lane near Sai Kung stands a modern home that shares the same bold eclecticism as the hotel interiors its tenant styles.

There’s something different about this Hong Kong village house
A Hong Kong home gets glossy marble makeover to look like a luxury boutique hotel

The designer, Zeta Chu of Raz Interiors, was given free rein to transform a modern Clear Water Bay flat, with a new floor plan and lashings of white marble.

27 Nov 2019 - 4:46PM

The designer, Zeta Chu of Raz Interiors, was given free rein to transform a modern Clear Water Bay flat, with a new floor plan and lashings of white marble.

A Hong Kong home gets glossy marble makeover to look like a luxury boutique hotel
Inside a French designer’s Hong Kong home that tells the story of her life

Delphine Lernoud’s beautifully curated Stanley duplex incorporates her family’s past and present, piece by piece.

17 Oct 2019 - 5:08PM

Delphine Lernoud’s beautifully curated Stanley duplex incorporates her family’s past and present, piece by piece.

Inside a French designer’s Hong Kong home that tells the story of her life
Inside a charity worker’s calming, welcoming Hong Kong home that hosts a steady stream of guests

A neutral palette, soft edges and plenty of comfy seating provide a warm atmosphere in this 1,700 sq ft apartment.

18 Sep 2019 - 12:12PM

A neutral palette, soft edges and plenty of comfy seating provide a warm atmosphere in this 1,700 sq ft apartment.

Inside a charity worker’s calming, welcoming Hong Kong home that hosts a steady stream of guests
Creating a sleek, modern Hong Kong home for designers with feng shui design elements

For the homeowners – both industrial designers – finding the right interior designer to renovate their Clear Water Bay flat was half the battle won.

14 Aug 2019 - 12:17PM

For the homeowners – both industrial designers – finding the right interior designer to renovate their Clear Water Bay flat was half the battle won.

Creating a sleek, modern Hong Kong home for designers with feng shui design elements
A dog-friendly Hong Kong home that fulfils its human inhabitants’ needs, too

A Mid-Levels flat was reconfigured and refreshed, with the previous ‘tiny, awful’ rooms removed to ensure every family member’s needs were met, including those of Buddy the bichon frise.

1 Aug 2019 - 2:23PM

A Mid-Levels flat was reconfigured and refreshed, with the previous ‘tiny, awful’ rooms removed to ensure every family member’s needs were met, including those of Buddy the bichon frise.

A dog-friendly Hong Kong home that fulfils its human inhabitants’ needs, too
An allergy sufferer’s clean, contemporary Hong Kong home: no cushions, no rugs, no soft furnishings

Designer Mary Wong had her work cut out for her in creating a warm and welcoming space that was also minimal, streamlined and dust-free

27 Jun 2019 - 12:45PM

Designer Mary Wong had her work cut out for her in creating a warm and welcoming space that was also minimal, streamlined and dust-free

An allergy sufferer’s clean, contemporary Hong Kong home: no cushions, no rugs, no soft furnishings
A grandmother’s spacious home combines timeless elegance with all the mod cons

Designed by Yu-Chang Chen, this spacious 2,600 sq ft flat in Jardine’s Lookout was made to suit the lifestyle of its stylish resident.

6 Nov 2019 - 11:50AM

Designed by Yu-Chang Chen, this spacious 2,600 sq ft flat in Jardine’s Lookout was made to suit the lifestyle of its stylish resident.

A grandmother’s spacious home combines timeless elegance with all the mod cons
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 - 4:16PM

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