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  • Pacifica Sofa

    Although you can’t tell at first glance, designer Environment’s contemporary furniture is, as the name suggests, environmentally friendly. The line is made from materials salvaged from shelter tents used in war zones. Check out the sophisticated, eco-chic pieces at Lane Crawford in Hong Kong.

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  • THE SUITE LIFE

    Ovolo goes the extra step with a new West Kowloon hotel Ovolo is best known for its serviced apartments throughout Hong Kong, so one might ask what is different about a new 63-suite hotel the group has opened in West Kowloon. For starters, there is its location, and then the design of the serviced apartments, …

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  • Staging cuisine at Martin No.38

    Theatricality abounds from hanging chairs to dramatic lighting Reminiscent of the warehouse lofts of New York and London, the recently-opened Martin No.38, situated in the peaceful area off River Valley Road in Singapore, satisfies both urban and suburban needs. A mixed-use complex, locals and residents of the Kerry Hill-designed residences can also take advantage of …

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  • A legend reborn

    La Mamounia, one of Winston Chuchill’s favourite places to stay, has been restored to its former glory Morocco’s legendary La Mamounia hotel has long been a favourite playground of the rich and famous since 1923, with a guest list of names ranging from Winston Churchill and Charlie Chaplin to Nicole Kidman, Tom Cruise and Catherine …

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  • Divine inspiration

    A sensitive conversion of a historic church in Utrecht blends tradition and modernity Located in Utrecht, St Jakobuskerk was originally deconsecrated in 1991 and used until 2007 as an antique furniture showroom, a meeting place or to stage small-scale concerts. A large mezzanine floor had been installed in the 1990s, and played an important factor …

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  • King of the hill

    At the age of 82, Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry has just completed his fifth New York skyscraper in true, inimitable style Most people would have long been retired at his age, but Frank Gehry is cut from a different cloth altogether – how do you switch off talent, anyway? And it is that he …

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  • POMCH

    POMCH aims to bring an industrial mood to fashion. It is based in Hong Kong, designed by Jeffrey Leung Sai Wai and Felix Tai Ka Cheong, two industrial and product designers. POMCH combines different industrial elements to create a new fashion style.

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  • A dialogue between two eras

    Cohesiveness is key in RDAI’s transformation of the famous Lutétia swimming pool in Paris to the new Hermès flagship store. In uniting the elements of the historic building with contemporary architecture, architect Denis Montel has created a unique store that is still distinctly Hermès.   How did RDAI become involved in the project? With a …

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  • Once upon a time

    From Milan to Miami to Hong Kong, French designer Mathieu Lehanneur showcases his fairytale sleep capsule ‘Once Upon A Dream’ for Veuve Clicquot’s Hôtel du Marc in Reims How did you become involved with this project? A year ago, Veuve Clicquot asked me to design a piece for their Hôtel du Marc in Reims. They …

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