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  • FAN LING AND MAP OFFICE AWARDED INAUGURAL DESIGN TRUST GRANTS

    Newly-established grant-making entity Design Trust awards grants to Fan Ling and MAP Office for their design projects Hong Kong’s recently-established grant-making entity Design Trust has chosen Fan Ling and MAP Office as the inaugural grant fellows for its 2014-2015 Research Fellowship Grant and Cultural Project Grant respectively. The grant-making entity promotes the value of design …

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  • TIGER TIGER COLLECTION

    Designer Richard Smith looks to the ancient hand-crafted rugs of Tibet for one of Jim Thompson’s latest collections   Inspired by a 1990 exhibition at the Hayward Gallery in London titled "The Tiger Rugs of Tibet", Richard Smith spent years researching how to bring forth endless imagery beyond the animal skins of the original show. …

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  • A PATCHWORK THAT WORKS

    A growing number of creative entrepreneurs are setting up in across the South Island Cultural District, attracted to a buzzing vibe of diverse creative energy. Here, we talk to the founders of Independent Labela and Casa Capriz For Ellis Lee, the co-founder of Independent Label, the impending completion of the MTR’s South Island Line and …

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  • ETEAQ BRINGS ECO-FRIENDLY MOBILE ACCESSORIES TO HONG KONG

    With the use of recycled materials and clean, sleek and natural designs, eco-friendly mobile accessories brand ETEAQ hopes to promote eco-responsibility and give back to nature, says the company’s CEO and co-founder Bas Fransen  “A passion to protect the environment and make a difference” – that was the simple reason which drove Bas Fransen (CEO …

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  • THE NEW FIBER CHAIR

    Copenhagen-based design duo Iskos-Berlin marries comfort and eco-consciousness in Muuto’s new chair The New Fiber Chair, designed by Iskos-Berlin for Scandinavian design company Muuto, is an all-round chair, made of a new innovative shell material of recyclable plastic and wood fibres. With an eye for detail, every line and every curve has been designed to …

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  • INNOVATIVE BATHROOMS

    With the recent launch of a flagship showroom along Lockhart Road in Hong Kong — the territory’s home furnishing hub — Duravit‘s general manager for Asia Guido Münz speaks to Perspective about their innovative products, as well as the bathroom and sanitary product scene in Hong Kong What are some of the product lines showcased …

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  • THE PETAL COLLECTION

    International designer Dinah Body’s latest bone china collection for Loveramics evokes beautiful warm days and brings a touch of the summer inside Inspired by a walk through a sun-filled valley in the height of summer, with hydrangeas bordering the banks of ponds and mirrored in the tranquil waters, Dinah Body creates a bone china collection …

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  • A SENSE OF COMFORT

    According to Japanese Good Design Award winner Naoto Fukasawa, he does little more than lead a normal life — and it is through the observation of human behaviour that inspiration strikes What is good design? If there is such a thing as a ‘design pyramid’ in the creative world, then ‘human relationships’ probably stand at …

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  • The Reference

    KEF unveils the latest generation of the company’s world-famous loudspeakers. Hand built by senior KEF technicians in the UK, KEF’s The Reference loudspeakers feature new iteration of the brand’s Uni-Q ‘point source’ driver array, a brand new bass driver with large vented magnet assembly, an extremely rigid new baffle and a unique constrained damping bracing …

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  • Pikku Lite series

    The latest creations from Outofstock is now exclusively available in Pricerite the House Launched in 2013, Outofstock’s Pikku series uses birch wood to create a natural appearance, giving a simple and close-to-nature atmosphere in the house. The natural wood, grey and white colour combinations grace the home with a modern Nordic style and a sense …

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