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.
Lifestyle

Creating a habitat with a sense of style, spacious and bright

When Winnie Shek was looking for an ideal family apartment in Hong Kong, she wanted a good-sized flat for a family of six.
Lifestyle

Apartment a study in contrasts in a quiet neighborhood

A fashion designer's apartment in a quiet Shanghai neighborhood on Shaoxing Road makes an impact with its skilful mix of statement pieces and arresting contrasts.
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Style is all about making a home that 'looks real but is not'

Antea Brugnoni Alliata and her husband Marco Kinloch Herbertson, founders behind home decor brand Roi du Lac, appreciate things "look real but not."
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Chinese memories in a French home

When Caroline Stavonhagen returned to her native France, she took her sense of Shanghai style with her to their new home near the Medieval ramparts of the southern city of Avignon.
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A space of timeless elegance with a globetrotting touch

Iva Bravic Millereau and her husband Pierre Millereau's Shanghai living space is comfortable, functional and boasts timeless elegance with bursts of color and glamorous features. 
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The perfect sanctuary that offers everything

Merunisha Peel and Timothy Pilsbury found their ideal Shanghai home in the leafy center of the city, an area boasting a village feel.
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Creating a sanctuary of warmth and color in an unlikely place

When French architect Margaux Lhermitte was looking for a family home in Shanghai, she chose an often-neglected apartment built in the 1980s.
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Where the family home really is a castle

Nestled among the green hills of the Italian province of Parma, the atmosphere of Tabiano Castle is that of a home full of charm and grandeur.
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A cool, peaceful bachelor pad with that personal touch

When Tang Jun bought an apartment on leafy Wukang Road in Shanghai's Xihui District, he envisioned a bachelor pad that was cool yet peaceful and comfortable.
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A cozy, cultural and stylish habitat

The city apartment where Cindy Tai calls home is complemented by her collection of rare antiques, unique furniture, fine art and quirky curios. 
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