Asia & Pacific

Spence & Lyda Transform Sydney’s Coveted Viking by Crown Penthouse

A luxury Sydney penthouse has become the ultimate real-life gallery for a leading Australian furniture retailer. After 17 years inspiring interior designers across Australia, Sydney-based furniture and homewares retailer and wholesaler Spence & Lyda have teamed with Australian property developer Crown Group to create the ultimate in luxury living in the inner-city ring suburb of Waterloo. […]

City Style: AMMO

The well-heeled visitors who take in the art shows, film screenings, and other offerings at the cultural nonprofit Asia Society Hong Kong Center head downstairs to the restaurant AMMO, where they dine on Mediterranean-Asian dishes against a backdrop of soaring ceilings, art deco details, and a huge wall of windows overlooking the surrounding greenery. Among […]

City Style: M+

Scheduled for completion in 2017, M+ is developing under the auspices of the Swiss design firm Herzog & de Meuron. Plans for the museum of design, film, architecture, and visual art are bold—the structure is expected to measure nearly 650,000 square feet—and already M+ is making a statement. The curators have shown works, such as […]

City Style: Duddell’s

A Hong Kong Central social hub for the creatively minded, Duddell’s features styling by the London-based interior designer Ilse Crawford. Guests of the 8,000-square-foot space can sip artisanal cocktails and vintage Champagne in the sophisticated salon or lounge on the lush outdoor terrace. The ambience is relaxed yet refined—an ideal setting for indulging in the […]

City Style: Liang Yi Museum

This brand-new 20,000-square-foot, four-story museum recently opened on Hollywood Road—Hong Kong’s historic thoroughfare of art galleries and antiques shops. The private institution showcases rare and precious antiques that reflect the city’s East-meets-West culture. Objects on display range from a collection of hardwood furniture from the Ming and Qing dynasties to a grouping of nearly 400 […]

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