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.
Lifestyle

Flat full of love for French collector

Florence Guillot's apartment is a living, breathing museum of art and design, filled with an eclectic mix of objects pleasing to the eye.
Lifestyle

Relaxing, bright and comfortable with a hint of elegance

Italian architect and designer Domitilla Lepri is keen on crafting warm and homey spaces as reflected in one of her latest residential projects in Songjiang, Shanghai.
Lifestyle

Adding warmth to the epitome of cool

Lori Shen's newly furbished apartment is bright and contemporary – cool to the eyes but warm to the touch.
Lifestyle

Importance of preserving home's authenticity, history and aesthetics

For Hong Kong native Carl Gouw, a home can be any size and located anywhere, but its authenticity and history should be preserved and passed on.
Lifestyle

Relevance of history and importance of solid materials

After having lived in 12 cities over the past 14 years, Neima Sitawi found it essential to be true to her old school values on solid materials and historic relevance. 
Lifestyle

Parisian hotel reflects fashion, luxury of city

Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg is defined by its interior designer Didier Gomez as "a precise architectural universe: an 18th century style jostled by more modern decorative elements."
Lifestyle

Modern, warm and chic in a classical Art Deco habitat

A slick blending of contemporary designs and bold artworks has produced a one-of-a-kind setting for a Parisian family in an Art Deco house built in the 1940s.
Lifestyle

Habitat reflecting authenticity, travel, character

Parisian Carine Boyer envisioned an authentic, lived-in Shanghai home before she set up a new lifestyle brand with her partner that pays homage to China cultural diversity.
Lifestyle

Harmonizing the yin yang of outside and in

Architect Lim Hong Lian's residence in Singapore harmoniously connects the interior with the exterior while maintaining a high level of privacy and security.
Lifestyle

Moroccan's old Gothic apartment of curious things

Herve Lopez's house and showroom accommodates a richly diverse miscellany inside a two-floor street-front building in the 18th arrondissement of Paris.
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