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.
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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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Artist couple's apartment mirrors their souls

When artist Dubravka Vidovic and her husband Luigi Ciocca were offered a chance to live in a 1920s apartment in the center of Shanghai, they jumped at it.
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A bachelor in love with shanghai

 Entrepreneur Heikal Gani is one of the sophisticated, passionate types who enjoy the expat life in a meticulously designed old Shanghai apartment.
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Creating a home from scratch in a strange land

A simplistic yet welcoming vibe fills this light-filled duplex apartment located in the center of the city.
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Reluctantly leaving a haven of art, culture and light

French couple Lydie Ayme and Olivier Milcamps, with their three children,  are leaving their beautiful Shanghai home on the top floor of a residential building
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A cool, edgy urban retreat in Mexico City

Located on the tree-lined avenue in the trendy Condesa neighborhood, Condesa DF is an unusual hotel in Mexico City.
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A Shanghai home combining the best of the East, West, old and new

Raffaella Gallo is an avid art lover, who constantly invites artists to her Shanghai home and gives talks to a multicultural and diverse crowd.
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