An innovative design company has started applying this versatile, lightweight material in building construction.
11 November 2021
Bamboo International (Group) Co. Ltd. has been in the bamboo business for almost two decades and entered the Hong Kong market eight years ago. Its business scope ranges from product design, development and production to construction materials.More
A creative tourist puts her hotel hopping to use in hospitality design.
27 October 2021
Hong Kong-born Natasha Usher attributes her fascination with interior design to a love for beautiful bathrooms. “Since I was a child, I’ve always loved craft and creative objects. I was always sketching and making things with my hands in woodwork and origami.”More
A versatile designer sees the client’s brief as the starting point.
21 October 2021
Designers are not purely artists – even design with the highest artistic value needs to satisfy a client’s needs. The two factors are not mutually exclusive, however, although it might not be easy for a designer to maintain their own style. Some prioritise clients’ requests, while others stick to their own lane. Alvin Cheng, an architectural designer from Hong Kong interior design house MAD Studio, chose the former.More
A creative interior designer believes he can satisfy clients without comprising on style.
09 March 2022
Architects and interior designers need to walk a fine line between addressing clients’ needs and asserting their personal style. Yet the latter seems to be more prominent in the approach of creatives such as Charles Kwan.More
Musicians harmonise melodies and visual arts to turn out keepsakes.
10 September 2021
The power of music transcends boundaries between languages, races and professions, and so it has brought a group of musicians and designers to work together at Musician Designer – a Hong Kong-based gift design and production company. Driven by passion, the team designs gifts with a musical theme to jazz up the lives of urbanites consumed by work.More
A Hong Kong brand best known for its home appliances is now adding sparkle to traditional Chinese-style gowns and suits.
03 September 2021
A Hong Kong home appliances business that incorporates German technology and design was launched under the name “German Pool” in 1982. It has since been growing and diversifying – and more recently into a brand new arena: fashion.More
Known to generations as a supplier of building sets for budding architects and engineers, a world-leading toymaker is shedding its boys-only image by making fashion statements.
27 August 2021
Long popular among adults and children, especially males, the colourful and ever-changing LEGO toy brick set is striving to change its image as a lad’s plaything: the brand recently launched a number of products to make girls feel relevant.More
The search for elbowroom inspires a South African designer to create a range of eco-friendly homeware.
07 March 2022
“There’s never enough space for storage,” said houseware designer Yvette Robeck, who has spent the past 20 years in Hong Kong. She has experienced, first-hand, limitations of tighter living spaces than those in her home country, South Africa. Always up for a challenge, the designer started her line of homeware focusing firmly on practicality and sustainability for urban dwellers with an eco-friendly focus.More