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Did You Miss Our Top Stories?

In case you missed them, here’s a recap of our top 5 stories for the month of November.



BY Janice Seow

December 3rd, 2015


#1 The Magnificent Seven ober-group On 19 and 20 November, seven major brands strutted their stuff at The Space on Hollywood Road, as part of Hong Kong Indesign’s special curated space. The boutique design event was all about connecting designers and architects with brands in an intimate, casual setting – something The Space was perfect for. Read more… #2 Workplace Trends Blueprint_reception The way we work is changing, says Marcus Foley. As we become increasingly connected thanks to technologies in the workspace, we are increasingly recognising the value of information sharing, and the importance of efficient spaces that get the most out of limited square footage – both functionally and creatively. Foley is one of the founding partners at PDM International (PDM), an interior design consultancy with offices across the Asia-Pacific, which has been leading the way design responds to changing needs in the workplace environment. Read more… #3 Come Experience The House Of Madison HKID2015_17Nov_3-1 Spanning 12,000 square feet across three floors, House of Madison is a multi-use retail playground designed as a domestic setting in which thinkers and tinkerers, artists and artisans get to explore the intersection of design, gastronomy and the art of expressive living. Here, guests can experience premium brands like bulthaup, Sub-Zero, Wolf and Rimadesio, get social at parties, take part in culinary workshops, and ponder over creative art installations. Read more… #4 In Conversation: William To Williams-personal-photo2 One of PMQ’s driving forces talks about Hong Kong’s design identity, authenticity and what’s on at Aberdeen Street’s creative hub. Read more… #5 Singapore’s The Interlace Named World Building Of The Year interlace31-1 Ole Scheeren’s The Interlace has taken home the highest honour at this year’s World Architecture Festival – the title of “World Building of the Year”. Described as “a vertical village”, The Interlace eschews the standard high-rise housing typology to be found in this region – clusters of isolated towers – in favour of apartment blocks that are stacked diagonally across one another to frame large-scale open courtyards. Read more…