Archidex 2014 @KLCC

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ARCHIDEX is an annual showcase of the latest in architecture, interior design and the building industries that brings together local and international architects, interior designers and building professionals. The exhibition also plays host to a stimulating list of key conferences, forums and networking sessions held concurrently to complete the experience. Now in its 12th consecutive year, ARCHIDEX remains the biggest event in Malaysia for the architecture, interior design and building… more

How To Design a 90sqft Studio Apartment – Part 3

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Simple life Manhattan: a 90-square-foot microstudio I am not kidding! Felice Cohen chooses a studio that measure just 12 feet by 7 feet, so she can afford to live in Manhattan’s Upper West Side. When apartments rent for an average of $3,600 per month, she now pays just over $700 for her 90-square-foot microstudio. After some decorating her small room, she now loves living smaller, simpler and cozier. Small apartment… more

Designing a 258 sqft Small Apartment – Part 2

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Lego-style apartment transforms into infinite spaces When Christian Schallert isn’t cooking, dressing, sleeping or eating, his 24 square meter (258 square feet) apartment is an empty cube. Why called “Lego-style“? Because to use a piece of furniture, he has to build it, just like playing Lego. All furniture are hidden either underneath the balcony or behind the walls. So the apartment looks clean, organized and spacious. Small apartment design tips:… more

Asia’s AXN 1st Reality Home Makeover Show

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Make your dreams come true by being a part of the ULTIMATE DREAM HOME CHALLENGE and audition for Asia’s first ever reality home make-over show – coming soon on AXN, channel 701 on Astro. And, stand a chance to win a brand new condo in KL! Mark down your calender and sign up at the Prime Property Reality Show auditions booth at the Sime Darby Property Prime Carnival this coming… more

24 Rooms in a 300 sqft Small Apartment – Part 1

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24-Room Mansion In One Apartment This mini-series will spread into 3 Parts. We have selected a few small apartments with built-ups between 90 sq ft – 500 sq ft and to learn on decorating small apartment designs and ideas. Let’s take a look at how Hong Kong architect, Gary Chang miraculously transformed his 300 sq ft apartment into a 24-room mansion by using the simple idea of futuristic movable walls.… more

Will We Need to Stay in 400-sqft apartment by 2020?

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According to iProperty Malaysia, some analysts have predicted that prices of some properties in prime locations might reach RM5,000 psf in near future. If that’s the case, would our level of income be able to support that kind of price? Or perhaps that would mean built-ups have to be reduced in order to make housing more affordable ie. smaller apartments. Let’s do some maths… a 400 sqft apartment at RM5,000… more

Magical Musicals : Gala Premier

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We attended Magical Musicals Gala Premier at Sunway Lagoon last night on 10 June 2014. Feel so privileged to be invited for the event. Not bad being a blogger though, can represent the media   Beautiful stage set up. Giant LED screens on both ends. The whole production cost RM3 million.   We got our seats in Blue Zone which is quite near to stage. The Amphitheatre was almost completely… more

New Facelift of Kuchai Lama

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Kuchai Lama is a matured and very established neighborhood on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur city. This area has mainly some existing low to medium cost mid-rise apartments and condominiums. Thus medium range buyers can still look for something here while enjoy the close proximity to town. Being centrally located in Kuala Lumpur, Kuchai Lama is accessible via Old Klang Road, KESAS Highway, North-South Highway, LDP, and NPE. The closest… more

Which To Choose – Wallcovering Or Painting?

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Although paint is the popular choice among homeowners, some of us still look for wallpaper for our home. While a few of us may debate over the cost of installing wallcovering, we can’t deny modern wallcoverings contain aesthetic appeal unmatched by painted surfaces.   Isn’t painting much more economical than wall covering? No other decorating products offers as much colour, design and coverage to suit any mood, taste and need… more

Top 13 Next Wallcovering Ideas

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I came across some wonderful wallpaper for home designs by Eiffinger. They are from the Wallpower Next collection consisting of some great photographswalls. These new 80 designs include an exclusive selection of stunning, huge single-motif designs along with wall sized designs, drawings and text panels. Its striking images yet elegant and dramatic, can provide an ideal way to add new levels of elegance to homes and public areas such as… more

Launching in June – Seringin Residences at Happy Garden by See Hoy Chan

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Breaking news! Seringin Residences, a new luxury condominium project at Happy Garden by See Hoy Chan, will be launching mid June 2014. For a recap, I have listed fast facts below. You can read my previous article on this Happy Garden Condominium here. Fast Facts: Developer – See Hoy Chan Group Freehold Located at Jalan Senang Ria, Happy Garden 2 towers 24 storey 542 units Built up from 1,405sf  … more

Blum Lift Systems For Modern Kitchen

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The new Blum Lift systems – Servo Drive Aventos with electric opening & closing can provide home owners with even more user comfort.     Highlight: A gentle touch on fronts suffices to open Blum’s lift systems. And they close again just as conveniently at the press of a beautifully designed wireless switch (which is within easy reach in cabinet interiors). System: The tried and tested “Blumotion” effect, for a… more