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Warming winter home decor ideas
  • 23 December 2016

When the cold weather hits Hong Kong, it can get rather chilly

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Seasonal style: Decorating tips for your home
  • 14 December 2016

Tips for decking the halls of your home for the holiday season and the big trends for 2017

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Tips, tricks and interior design courses for making a home away from home
  • 22 September 2016

Unlock your inner interior designer and book one of these useful courses

Real estate in Hong Kong: Hot property listings and market update
  • 16 June 2016

Dive into our Hong Kong homes market update with Hong Kong Sotheby’s Letizia Casalino

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Inside Reader's Homes: Marina Cove near Sai Kung
  • 14 June 2016

We catch up with two of our readers in their beautiful home after moving islands to find that much-needed garden

Horizon Plaza: Our guide to the best homewares stores for decorating your home
  • 10 January 2016

From fashionable furniture to funky fixtures and finishings, you will find everything you need here

Festive Homes in Hong Kong: Our Christmas Decor Ideas
  • 3 December 2015

Staying in Hong Kong for Christmas? Make your home look the part with our favourite Christmas decor items.

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Family portraits in Causeway Bay: How this Hong Kong photographer got the perfect shot
  • 30 November 2015

In our photography series, we meet with Divi Photography to chat inspirational images

Home decor and style: 5 key interior design trends in Hong Kong
  • 16 November 2015

The new Autumn/Winter 2015 home interiors trends range from the dramatic to diverse

Sofas in Hong Kong
Winter's coming! Time to invest in the perfect sofa for cozy nights
  • 3 November 2015

Looking for a new couch? We ask the experts at Stockroom for tips on finding the right one

Interior tips from Hong Kong's favourite interiors store: 3 ways to bring the outdoors into your living space
  • 12 October 2015

Tiny outside space? No problem. We ask two members of the Bowerbird team for simple decorating tricks that'll make the most of the space of you have

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Find your perfect carpet at Iqbal Carpets
  • 29 September 2015

With winter coming up it's time to find that perfect carpet to keep you cosy

Living in Hong Kong: Cat Bentote gives a tour of her Shek O home
  • 1 July 2015

A relaxed family home with some surprisingly chic additions make this Shek O pad a beachside retreat with a difference

Decorating ideas: How to create your dream living room in Hong Kong
  • 9 June 2015

In need of some home decorating ideas? Read on for some design inspiration

Malaysia: Fancy relocating to a UNESCO heritage city? Tour this art-deco home in Pearl Hill, Penang
  • 13 May 2015

Sneak a peek inside this gorgeous villa near to UNESCO heritage city, George Town in Malaysia

Living Room trends: Design inspiration tips for furnishing your lounge
  • 27 April 2015

We chat with the Directors of OVO and INSIDE (HK) on furniture and accessories for living rooms

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Climbing Mont Blanc and Ben Nevis piques adventure travel in Europe
  • 6 April 2015

Adrenaline junkie Grant "Axe" Rawlinson tackles the tallest mountains in UK and France

Interior design and furniture: dining rooms, tables, chairs, bathroom accessories in Hong Kong
Interior design: Shopping for kitchens and bathrooms furniture and accessories
  • 29 March 2015

Get inspired to recreate these looks in the kitchen and the bathroom

Dining room furniture: Where to go shopping for stylish dining tables and chairs in Hong Kong
  • 24 March 2015

Tips on how to create a fashionable dining area for dinner parties or meals together

Tai Tam property showcase: Inside the apartment of Bowerbird Home's fashionable founder
  • 26 January 2015

Furniture choices and frequent redecoration is the mantra in Philippa Haydon's home

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Interior design: This Sai Kung town home renovation oozes eclectic cool within tranquil space
  • 14 January 2015

See how expert designer Sarah Bettle transforms this four-storey town house into a cool, yet functional, living space

'Tis the Season! Christmas-sy home decorating ideas
  • 22 December 2014

Our selection of holiday decor ideas for your apartment or home

Design and health: How feng shui is important in our home décor and layout
  • 12 December 2014

Suzhong Consulting shows us how to factor in feng shui for our own well-being

Decorating with red colour in furniture, interior design, feng shui, and accessories for the home
  • 8 December 2014

Suzhong Consulting’s Founder Susanne schools us on the significance of red in modern day feng shui

Home Decor: Our Editor-in-Chief blends style themes
  • 1 December 2014

Why stick to a monotonous decor theme in your home when you can mix it up instead?

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Furniture and home decoration shop founder Philippa Hayden of Bowerbird Home introduces the new Bowerbirds
  • 21 November 2014

You've come a long way, baby! Founder Philippa reflects on three years in the biz

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Small apartment design: Creative interior design tips from our Reader’s Pokfulam apartment
  • 18 November 2014

EL Reader Cherie Wong shows us how to design for small space with these clever and efficient storage ideas

Furniture: shopping for the right antique cabinet, chandelier, carpet and even a Buddha
  • 11 November 2014

EL goes antique shopping in Hong Kong for a taste of old world furniture

Feature property: Art and design reign in the home decor of this beautiful Clearwater Bay home showcase
  • 21 October 2014

We step inside John and Ali Spinks' stunning Clearwater Bay home as they say goodbye to Hong Kong after 15 years

Homes with colour & style design: Inside Central SoHo's CentreStage apartment
  • 24 September 2014

We snoop around Tim Leard and Russell Lath's Hollywood Road apartment for tips on interior design for SoHo spaces

Forget rain and MTR commute with our gallery home office idea for work study
Home office design: Work life balance shopping ideas for the perfect study
  • 15 September 2014

Hong Kong Observatory 天文台 raises T8. Combat heavy rain and morning MTR commute and work from home

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Forget IKEA! Cure insomnia through interior design with our picks in shopping for bedroom furniture in Hong Kong
  • 26 August 2014

Shopping for the right furniture in HK, from choosing the right wardrobe, fabric, cabinet, bed, fan, lamps, and more

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Furniture inspiration: Rentals, sales, and finding the right antique, mattress, curtain design and carpets
  • 19 August 2014

Discover what’s new in eye-catching designs and inspiring ideas in shopping for furniture this Fall

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Step inside 2nd gen expat Kate’s house at The Peak for design inspiration on furniture, art, antiques and vintage jewellery
  • 15 August 2014

Interior design-trained EL reader Kate Wilson shows us her drool-worthy Hong Kong home at The Peak

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Furniture: Finding the right sofa, chair, bed, table, wardrobe and more is all it takes to make the right statement
  • 13 August 2014

Suzanne Harrison shows us interior design tips on how to give your home that “wow” factor

Home space and interior design renovation for perfect aesthetic. Kitchen planning, home decor and home design sanctuary in Pokfulam.
Home in Pokfulam: Interior design and renovation for space and storage to create the perfect aesthetic
  • 4 August 2014

Our Hong Kong homes showcase of EL reader Lucy McLennan’s apartment in Pokfulam shows us perfect interior design of small spaces into sanctuary bliss

Maria Khan's Mid-levels apartment: home, architecture, design, furniture, wardrobe, sofa, contemporary, neighborhood, inflation and fashion home design in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong homes: Mid-levels neighbourhood living in EL Reader Maria Khan’s contemporary design apartment
  • 3 July 2014

Reader Maria Khan invites us into her Mid-levels apartment, showing us the interior design, furniture, stunning handmade jewellery, and why Mid-levels is the best place to live in Hong Kong

Reader’s Home: The home décor of fashion stylist Ellen Lobler’s Sai Kung Home
  • 16 May 2014

We get away from the City to tour this designer, family-friendly Sai Kung home

Shopping for home decor: The great tray-off at Forbidden City HK
  • 8 May 2014

These stylish, designer trays and trolleys from Forbidden City HK are ready to serve up the most snazziest of treats.

Carpets and Interior design: Cut a rug at CarpetBuyer’s Exhibition and Sale
  • 31 March 2014

Antique Handmade Persian Carpets Exhibition and Sale at Outlet Prices

Design ideas and renovation redux for your dream bathroom
  • 6 March 2014

Inspiring home improvement ideas for ideal bathroom decor

To Seek Antiques: Successful treasure hunting
  • 4 March 2014

Hong Kong antique shopping tips from Oriental Home on how to find the best keepsakes

Kitchen special: 20 fabulous photos from readers' homes
  • 17 February 2014

It's the heart of your home, so give your kitchen a new lease of life by nicking a few decorating ideas from these gorgeous schemes

Dining room special: 40 glorious photos from readers' homes
  • 17 February 2014

Stuck for ways to spruce up your eating space? Here's a whole heap of decorating ideas to try out

Children's bedrooms: Flick through 32 gorgeous schemes from EL readers' homes
  • 6 January 2014

Looking for decorating tips for your child's bedroom? From nurseries to teenage dens, we've rounded up some of our favourite images from our showcases

Beautiful bedrooms: 44 gorgeous photos from EL readers' homes
  • 2 January 2014

After decorating tips? Check out some of the best-dressed bedrooms from our showcases

Top 20 homes blogs: Get lost in photos of gorgeous interiors with these websites
  • 19 November 2013

Whether you’ve got a house to decorate or time to kill, these insanely pretty blogs will keep you distracted for hours

Bedroom bliss: We've scoured Hong Kong's stores to bring you 18 of our favourite bedroom buys
  • 19 August 2013

Create a haven in your home with our gorgeous selection of bedroom furniture and accessories

Work smarter: We've scoured Hong Kong to bring you our favourite products for your home office
  • 17 August 2013

Whether you have a studio or a spare room, a cupboard or a corner, motivate yourself to work by creating a perfect home office environment

Kitchen inspiration: We've scoured Hong Kong to bring you 12 of the best kitchen accessories
  • 12 July 2013

Update your kitchen this summer with a palette of black, grey and metallic for a classic yet contemporary look

Create a bathroom sanctuary: We've scoured Hong Kong to bring you 10 of the best bathroom accessories
  • 8 July 2013

Create the wow factor in your bathroom with these colour pops of brights and bolds

How to choose the right lighting for your home
  • 19 March 2013

From standard lamps to statement pendants, we’ve put lighting under the spotlight

Chine Gallery introduces 'Rainbow' collection
  • 18 March 2013

Pop by the Hollywood Road showroom to give your home a shot of contemporary Chinese style

Eco-chic teak: Check out TREE's fabulous new furniture range
  • 18 February 2013

Visit the Soho or Sai Kung showrooms to view the new Sophisticated, Tubeline and Kasting collections

Check out Indigo Living's fabulous new children's bedding
  • 17 July 2012

We think your little girl will love the mix and match Paterstone Millie collection