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My Hong Kong Shopping Guide

Each district in Hong Kong has terrific stores, so I want to focus one of my favorites… SoHo. Take the Central-Mid-levels escalators up to Hollywood Street. Turn right onto Hollywood, then turn left on Aberdeen. There are 2 large, white buildings just up the hill on your right. This is the PMQ (Police Married Headquarters) that I wrote about in My Hong Kong

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Adaptive architecture of 2015

Happy new year to you all! If you haven’t already, please check out Dezeen’s post of buildings to look forward to in 2015. From my Profile, you will know that my undergraduate degree is in architecture, so I link both the architecture of a building with its interior design. I was intrigued with the post, because the featured buildings adapt to their settings in several ways;

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Dining room chair source

I recently visited the Serena & Lily website, and I was pleased to find it a great source for dining chairs. I was so pleased, in fact, that I encouraged a friend to purchase the Riviera indoor/outdoor chairs. She loves them. Not to sound cliché, but they remind me of Paris. They add a great pop of color and interest to any dining room. I

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Milan MADE

Now that it’s October, I think back to last October, when my husband and I attended the MADE (Milano Architettura Design Edilizia) at the Fiera Milano. We were invited by the Italian American Chamber of Commerce. Many of the new products featured at the expo are now available in the US. Some of my highlights include: The hardware quality from Tre-Piu doors was amazing

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Leaders in design

Clients and friends ask me who my influencers are, so here is a list of my top 10 practicing residential architecture firms, interior design firms, decorators and designers of objects who I follow (in no particular order): Joseph Dirand Axel Vervoordt Steven Gambrel William Hefner John Robshaw John Derian Stiff + Trevillion Made Architecture Vincent Van Duysen Nick Noyes Architecture

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