EXPLOREMY LIBRARY
Home & Garden
Home Buyer's Guide

Home Buyer's Guide

2020

The Home Buyer’s Guide is a must-have source for all Hong Kong’s products for the home. The annual publication is essential reading for anyone doing major renovations on their home, redecorating or simply looking to buy a new piece of furniture. The team behind Hong Kong’s Home Journal compiles the Home Buyer’s Guide each year, covering everything from furniture and furnishings to bath-ware and home tech.

Country:
Hong Kong SAR China
Language:
English
Publisher:
Tatler Asia Limited
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in this issue

1 min.
introduction

For almost three decades, readers have looked to Home Journal Buyer’s Guide for unparalleled and well-informed advice on how to renovate or spruce up their homes. If you’re looking to prepare yourself as you take the first steps toward a refurbished nook or a fully overhauled home, look no further than this book. In this year’s edition, assembled by the team behind Home Journal, you’ll find the definitive directory of boutiques, brands, and distributors that have earned our editors’ stamp of approval, as well as practical shopping tips that we hope will enrich your decorating process and encourage your creativity. Spanning 12 sections — from arts and antiques, and bedding and linen, to flooring, furniture, and home appliances — our carefully curated compendium delivers handy information that you’re sure to find…

1 min.
art & antiques

ALTFIELD GALLERY Established in 1982, ALTFIELD GALLERY is one of Hong Kong’s most reputable antique galleries. The gallery specialises in 18th and 19th century fine antique Chinese furniture, Buddhist works of art, Southeast Asian sculptures, old Burmese silver, contemporary silver, contemporary and antique Indian gold jewellery, Japanese works of art, and antique and Tibetan carpets. A range of decorative crafts and accessories are also displayed. Altfield holds regular exhibitions to showcase its specialities. Shop 249, Prince’s Building, 10 Chater Road, Central Tel: 2537 6370 Fax: 2537 6433 Hours: 10am-7pm (Mon-Sat), 11am-5pm (Sun) 9/F, Gee Chang Hong Centre, 65 Wong Chuk Hang Rd, Aberdeen Tel: 2552 1968 Fax: 2518 3058 Hours by appointment only www.altfield.com.hk gallery@altfield.com.hk Instagram: @altfield_gallery…

7 min.
bathrooms

GESSI GESSI has been designing and manufacturing exclusive bathroom fittings for over 20 years. Today, the Italian brand is known worldwide for its fashionable bathroom designs. The Inciso Collection by David Rockwell embodies a modern American design sensibility with a touch of Italian flair. Comprised of faucets and accessories – such as towel bars and soap dispensers – the collection is made of solid brass in a variety of finishes including black, nickel and bronze. Clean lines and a distinguished profile inspired by modern metalwork are accentuated by smooth surfaces and textured patterns. The collection provides a wide variety of looks and moods suitable for any imaginable bath environment. COLOURLIVING 333 Lockhart Rd, Wan Chai Tel: 2295 6263 Hours: 10am-7pm (Mon-Sat), 12pm – 7pm (Sun & Public Holidays) info@colourliving.com www.colourliving.com GROHE The new surface-mounted GROHE Euphoria SmartControl elevates the showering…

2 min.
bedding & linen

OKOOKO OKOOKO by European Bedding is a one-stop bedding store that carries natural organic latex mattresses, adjustable slatted bed bases and accessories, all made of natural and sustainable materials. The brand provides a customisable sleeping system whereby bed base, mattress and pillow work together to provide excellent back support for all ages, builds, sleeping positions, and individual needs – for example, a king-size mattress with one firmer and one softer side based on each partner’s preference. They are so certain of their proposition that their mattresses come with 100-night trial! Okooko also offers silky-soft, organic, bamboo lyocell sheets that are antimicrobial and temperature regulating, so they cool you down in summer and keep you cosy in winter. 13/F, The Plaza LKF, 21 D’Aguilar St, Central Tel: 2870 1132 www.europeanbedding.hk SIMMONS® Since SIMMONS® was founded by Zalmon Gilbert…

3 min.
fabrics & blinds

ALTFIELD INTERIORS The ALTFIELD INTERIORS showroom is located in the heart of Central, and is the largest of its kind in Hong Kong’s central business district. Altfield Interiors is the exclusive agent for renowned fabric brands such as Jim Thompson, Donghia, Larsen, Pollack, Rubelli, Pierre Frey, Westbury, Scalamandré, Colefax & Fowler, Jane Churchill, Gaston y Daniela, Dominique Kieffer, Armani Casa Textiles by Rubelli, The Sign, Loro Piana Interiors and Ralph Lauren. The company also offers designer trimmings from Samuel & Sons, handpainted wallpapers from de Gournay, and leathers from Moore & Giles and Studioart. Altfield offers its own line of designs, custom curtain-making, upholstery services and design advice. 1101, Nine Queen’s Rd Central Tel: 2525 2738 Fax: 2526 8681 Hours: 10am-6pm (Mon-Fri), 10am-5pm (Sat) www.altfield.com.hk showroom@altfield.com.hk Other showrooms: Macau, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore and London Instagram: @altfieldinteriorshk AVANT GARDE DESIGNS LTD AVANT GARDE DESIGNS…

2 min.
flooring

BESTE WAHLEN Based in Hong Kong, BESTE WAHLEN has expanded from a construction solution consultancy firm to now the distributor of some of Europe’s leading interior decor brands and materials in Asia. Among them is Bauwerk Parquet, a top manufacturer of parquet flooring that brings together innovation, healthy living and Swiss heritage and precision in its high-quality offerings. These include 1-Strip-Planks, which feature straight long sides that emphasise the unique characteristics of wood. Formpark creates myriad kinds of patterns, from calm to classic to avant-garde. Longplank is ideal for large and small rooms, while the traditional parquet, Strip enhances classic and modern settings, and Multi-Strip presents a ship-deck look. Beste Wahlen 7/F, SML Tower, 165 Hoi Bun Rd, Kwun Tong, Kowloon Tel: 2763 6874 www.bestewahlen.com www.bauwerk-parkett.com enquiry@bps-group.net BOEN Natural-looking wood floors remain as popular as ever, and BOEN’s…