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Design with lines and lighting
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.
12 Oct 2021
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Fashion back in fashion
As COVID-19 restrictions ease back across the world and people switch tracksuits for office attire, fashion industry leaders have turned bullish on sales prospects.
30 Sept 2021
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Designers hit right notes
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.
10 Sept 2021
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Household goods turn high fashion
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.
3 Sept 2021
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Creative toys take to catwalk
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.
27 Aug 2021
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Space race fuels innovation
“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.
20 Aug 2021
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Food expo fit for world city
Asia’s world city, Hong Kong has for many years brought together cultures and customs from across the globe. And nowhere is this more clear than in the city’s eateries.
13 Aug 2021
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Inspirations from history
Bestowing high praise on historians and biographers, British author Oscar Wilde said: “Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it.” And renowned American science fiction writer Robert Heinlein once said: “A generation which ignores history has no past – and no future”.
6 Aug 2021
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Jewels glitter in open window
Measures to control the COVID-19 pandemic have closed many doors across the world but windows remain open, letting light shine through. And this week the light has sparkled on gems, gold and silver as Hong Kong hosted twin jewellery shows.
30 July 2021
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K-wave surfs stream
Move over cinemas — at least for now. The latest trend in film watching is through the Internet.
23 July 2021
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AI gives winning edge
The COVID-19 pandemic upended almost every line of business throughout the world, with few being more hard-hit than tourism and hospitality. Earnings slumped for hotels and associated services, including booking applications.
16 July 2021
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Pearl open for jewellery trade
Dubbed “the Pearl of the Orient”, Hong Kong has long been a global centre for jewellery and gem trade, where the glitter of diamonds and the sparkle of gold have not only withstood the test of time, but also that of COVID-19.
9 July 2021
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Global sustainability network for start-ups
As the COVID-19 pandemic has moved health to the top of everyone’s agenda, sustainable development — which is conducive to a healthy environment — is gaining traction.
18 June 2021
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Guangdong in the palm of your hand
Half a century ago overseas visitors to Hong Kong could take trips to ridges in the northern New Territories, where they would stand and look across the hazy forested hills into the mystery territory of Guangdong.
11 June 2021
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Linking up with UK textile hub
Although in‑person seminars and trade events are still difficult to deliver under many of the prevailing COVID-19 containment measures, the need for manufacturers, end users and supply chain management personnel to interact and coordinate may never have been greater.
28 May 2021
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Fashion boosts digital profile
Première Vision lays claim to being a world-leading fashion trade fair organiser.
21 May 2021
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Bespoke launch for life
Babies head a long list of firsts – first bath, first tooth, first word, first day at school.
14 May 2021
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Footfall fights back
Physicist Isaac Newton reputedly had his apple-driven eureka! moment on gravity while studying at a farm in rural Lincolnshire, where he had taken refuge from the plague-struck university town of Cambridge.
7 May 2021
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It’s all in the water
Sie kochen auch mit Wasser, goes a German saying which, literally meaning “they also cook with water”, indicates metaphorically that successful firms use the same materials as everyone else but in a unique way.
30 April 2021
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Equipping transformed family homes
Early last year the people of Hong Kong and the world abruptly packed their bags and headed home.
23 April 2021
 
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