For Hijjas and Angela Kasturi, bringing architecture, culture and conservation together is their passion. With The Kasturi, a 5-Star beach resort on the east coast of Malaysia, they have achieved the seemingly impossible – combining luxury and authenticity.
Designed by WHBC Architects, the Chempenai House is a four-bedroom family home with modular tendencies, which sits lightly on the land. Adele Chong visits the concrete dwelling in Kuala Lumpur’s Damansara Heights and discovers a resourcefully crafted abode that toes the line between inside and outside.
She is originally from Malaysia, but these days Grace Tan calls Singapore home. It is here that she is pushing the limits of fashion design. Darlene Smyth asked her about her work and about what inspires her in her new home town.
Secret Gardens’ talented and experienced team has enjoyed tremendous success over the past 18 years. This month Secret Gardens talks to Habitusliving.com about their garden design company’s evolution and give you a chance to win a magazine subscription by liking their brand new Facebook page.
New design is forged by young designers. But it takes marketing consortium’s such as smart Scando outfits like Muuto to push the names of individuals into the stratosphere, as Belinda Aucott reports.
Home to the largest natural springs reserve in the region, the Spa at Mission Hills on China’s Hainan island sets the bar with designs and treatments that are both locally and globally inspired. Janice Seow has this story.