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.
Modern homey space, stylish, cosy and light - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Modern homey space, stylish, cosy and light

Julia and Klaus Hartig's 280-square-meter apartment in the city center is unassuming and highly personal.
A Georgian coach house country retreat - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

A Georgian coach house country retreat

Designer Katharine Pooley came across the coach house 15 years ago and decided to take it as the family's country retreat in Oxfordshire.
No apology for extravagance - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

No apology for extravagance

The Reverie Saigon is a shining example of Ho Chi Minh City's booming economy and wealth. 
Flat full of love for French collector - Lifestyle in China
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.
Relaxing, bright and comfortable with a hint of elegance - Lifestyle in China
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.
Adding warmth to the epitome of cool - Lifestyle in China
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.
Importance of preserving home's authenticity, history and aesthetics - Lifestyle in China
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.
Relevance of history and importance of solid materials - Lifestyle in China
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. 
Parisian hotel reflects fashion, luxury of city - Lifestyle in China
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."
Modern, warm and chic in a classical Art Deco habitat - Lifestyle in China
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.
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