Home & Decoration

In this home and deco series, we interview families from around the world about their design and furnishing ideas, their daily routines, their lifestyles and how they find their dreamy home in this dynamic city. No matter big or small, their home represents their attitude and aesthetic toward life, and their stories with Shanghai.
In this home and deco series, we interview families from around the world about their design and furnishing ideas, their daily routines, their lifestyles and how they find their dreamy home in this dynamic city. No matter big or small, their home represents their attitude and aesthetic toward life, and their stories with Shanghai.
The art of a cozy, light-colored living cocoon - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

The art of a cozy, light-colored living cocoon

There are a few who enjoy the thrill and excitement of changing their environment, such as Cissy Chen, who recently settled into another flat inside the same compound.
Aesthetic abode meets contemporary culture - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Aesthetic abode meets contemporary culture

The charming Milan home of Dubravka Vidovic and her husband Luigi Ciocca, a loft space in a former factory building, gives full rein to the couple's artistic instincts and tastes.
Historic abode combines elegance and simplicity - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Historic abode combines elegance and simplicity

For Frenchman Romain Poirier, a home's authenticity and history should be preserved and passed on.
Elegant abode full of surprising elements - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Elegant abode full of surprising elements

Nikolaj Schnoor likes design that surprises him, which is overwhelmingly obvious in his 250-square-meter apartment where elements of surprise blend with the elegance of neutrals.
Feng shui harmony in a Tibetan-style eco lodge - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Feng shui harmony in a Tibetan-style eco lodge

In Yunnan Province's extreme northwestern town Benzilan, an unmarked turn off down a country road, along a babbling brook, eventually an inscrutable door. Why is it here?
Functional Balinese oasis oozes aesthetical charm - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Functional Balinese oasis oozes aesthetical charm

When finance professional Mei Yee Lim purchased a property in  Hong Kong, she decided to go for amenities over square footage.
A colorful, playful Dubai dwelling full of personality, charm - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

A colorful, playful Dubai dwelling full of personality, charm

Architect and interior designer Pallavi Dean boasts an artistic free spirit that gives her family home in Dubai a joyful, wow factor.
Timeless style with a contemporary eye - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Timeless style with a contemporary eye

Architect Paloma Canizares' home in Madrid is experimental, unexpected and personal.
Eclectic mix of old versus new and East meets West - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Eclectic mix of old versus new and East meets West

For French designer Isabelle Lovisi Bruere, a spacious city apartment provides the ideal setting of custom-made furniture and a well-curated collection of arts and crafts.
Western designs with a bold Oriental touch - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Western designs with a bold Oriental touch

When Kim Gabrielse-Duker and Wouter Gabrielse were offered a chance to live in a penthouse in downtown Shanghai, surrounded by the city's dynamic vibe, they jumped at it.
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