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Home Journal

July 2019

Home Journal is where inspiration lives. For over 35 years, it has been the leading design and lifestyle magazine in Hong Kong, showcasing standout spaces and inspired living ideas. The monthly bilingual publication is a trusted source of insight and intel – its pages are filled with the latest in interiors, design, and decoration as well as beautifully photographed travel, food, and entertaining features.

Country:
Hong Kong SAR China
Language:
English
Publisher:
Edipresse Media Hong Kong Ltd
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1. SEAMLESS FLOW Waterfrom Design takes cue from ever-evolving nature to realise a spacious Taiwan residence. Waterfrom Design 2. PRESIDENTIAL SUITE We tour the lavish Spanish-style estate of Richard Nixon, the 37th president of the United States’s beloved vacation retreat. 3. TOKYO DRIFT Japanese architect Kengo Kuma’s latest project with luxury developer Westbank, a 12-residence condominium in the heart of Tokyo, is a sweeping display of artistry and precision. Westbank 4. SIDE BY SIDE We speak to the creative forces behind kapok's newly-launched flagship shop in Wan Chai. 5. ALL THAT GLITTERS Renowned interior designer Jonathan Rachman creates the stately Houghton Hall at the 2019 San Francisco Decorator Showcase. Jonathan Rachman Visit our website at homejournal.com Like us on Facebook @homejournal Follow us on Instagram @homejournal Join us on Pinterest @homejournal…

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CHAIRMAN MICHEL LAMUNIERE CEO JOSEPH KAM PUBLISHER & EDITOR EMILY LEUNG CFO IDA CHEUNG editorial hjedit@edipressemedia.com LIFESTYLE EDITOR NIKEY CHENG FEATURES EDITOR CHERRY LAI SUB EDITOR JON BRAUN CONTRIBUTORS ADAM LETCH, AUDRENE LAM, BLUE CARREON, JOHN BUTLIN, JUSTIE CHUI, MANICA C. TIGLAO, MARTINE BEALE, RACHEL DUFFELL, SHARYN CAIRNS, SUNFAI NG, XAVIER BEGOT art and photography ART DIRECTOR MAY LAU GRAPHIC DESIGNER QUEENIE HO advertising hjad@edipressemedia.com | intlad@edipressemedia.com COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR MAY MECHIAN LEE BUSINESS DIRECTOR TERESA LAM INTERNATIONAL SALES DIRECTOR EDMOND CHEUK marketing justin.tang@homejournal.com HEAD OF GROWTH MARKETING JUSTIN TANG circulation hkcirc@edipressemedia.com CIRCULATION MANAGER GLADYS WONG SENIOR CIRCULATION OFFICER WILSON MA production and traffic hkprod@edipressemedia.com | hktraffic@edipressemedia.com GENERAL MANAGER - PUBLISHING SERVICES ANNE MOK PRODUCTION MANAGER GEMINI HUI SENIOR PRODUCTION OFFICER SIDNEY KWOK PRODUCTION OFFICER RAY TAM finance and IT FINANCE MANAGER KAREN TSANG REGIONAL IT MANAGER MARK TAM subscription TO HAVE A LEADING MONTHLY INTERIORS AND LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE DELIVERED DIRECTLY TO YOU, SUBSCRIBE TO HOME JOURNAL FOR JUST HK$336 HONG KONG & MACAU (12 ISSUES),…

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BONNAE GOKSON I FOUNDER, SEVVA What is good entertaining? In my role, I feel very much like a conductor. You have many moving parts – for example, the speakers being too loud will affect everything else – and all of the pieces have to harmonise. Balance is very important. My eyes are very sharp in editing. KYLIE PLATT I FOUNDER, MIRTH Use good quality linens, tableware and flowers. It shows that you appreciate and value your guests. PALASH MITRA I EXECUTIVE CHEF, NEW PUNJAB CLUB At our restaurant we end our meals with a large shot of whisky called the ‘Patiala Peg’; it is about a 90ml serving. I can attest to its powers as party fuel.…

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It’s the height of summer and Home Journal invites you to enjoy some wonderfully warm days in the open air. Our summer entertaining issue is packed with ample inspiration for hosting in style, from effortless decor, gracious tablescapes, essential accessory items and expert tips from some of our favourite tastemakers. Learn how much to plan ahead before throwing your next soiree, the ideal number of people to host, the right lighting and innovative ideas for the menu and drinks. The icing on the cake is making an event extra memorable for your guests, and there’s no one more qualified to inspire than society’s doyenne of style, Bonnae Gokson. Gracing our cover with beauty and panache, this talented entrepreneur makes hosting a stunning affair, as she reveals the story of her most…

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experience true luxury

Fendi Cucine – a collaboration between luxury fashion house Fendi and pioneering kitchen design company SCIC Italia, which the last 70 years has become internationally recognised for imbuing homes with unmistakable, 100 percent made in Italy flair – ups the levels of luxuriousness with its customisable kitchen, Ginger. The stunning materials and superlative craftsmanship highly valued by the two Italian brands and employed on the kitchen also extend to the recently opened Fendi Cucine and SCIC Italia flagship store located in Lee Garden Three in Causeway Bay. The facade of the store features three large arches above tall clear glass windows and entranceway that invites visitors into a spacious interior replete with ultra-stylish elements in a mix of materials – tile, glass, wood, marble – that offers a luxe experience, as well…

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Celebrate the warmer season by incorporating our selected trends for home entertaining – and take your next gathering to new heights. Entertaining in style is everevolving; that said, there are really no rules to follow when it comes to hosting a party for your family and friends. Keep things fresh and interesting by taking your cue from bohemian aesthetics, which encourages the use of greenery for centrepieces – think succulents and air plants, set against decorative accents in earthy tones and adorned with modern details. Low-seating arrangements are another option to consider if you aim to create a relaxing ambience; this works particularly well for gatherings inspired by coastal or Moroccan vibes. Comfy furniture pieces such as throws, pillows and poufs are essential, especially if you want your guests to…

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