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By Pravina Kaur SandhuTrick or treat! That ghostly time of the year is back.Once again, we get to savour eerie yet scrumptious Halloween treats, groove to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” all night long, and dress up in ways that would be considered inappropriate during any other time of year.You...

By Pravina Kaur SandhuFind out how to turn your compact home into the sanctuary you’d want to rush back to at the end of the day, no matter how small it is.The trend towards compact, urban homes has grown in tandem with a steady rate of urbanisation around the world – resulting in our first...

By Pravina Kaur SandhuDid you know the ‘S-hook’ is extremely useful in the home?Yes, you read it right! The ‘S-hook’ was a relatively mundane accessory until recently, but they aren’t only meant for garments – the ‘S-hook’ also comes in handy for multiple applications around the...

By Pravina Kaur SandhuIt’s another day indoors on account of a downpour, and I thought to myself, what is the ideal way to spend a rainy evening? I figured, while I’m confined to my home, I’ll embrace the Danish concept of ‘Hygge”.Designed by topntp26 / FreepikYou must be wondering what...

By Kevin EichenbergerEvery memorable work of art begins with a seed of inspiration.In order to begin turning your home into your very own work of art, you’re going to need some kind of inspiration. As with any artistic endeavour, interior decoration ideas can arise from almost anywhere. A...

Compiled by: Tharmini Kenas tharmini@thestar.com.myAsk Me Anything is a platform for all readers to ask about all things property. If you have any inquiries, key in your questions http://bit.ly/AskMeAnythingProperty .As ancient Chinese discipline that exists for thousands of years, Feng Shui...

Embracing designs with local identityBy NG PAU LINGA chair has long been the object of obsession for architects and designers over hundred years. It is not only basic utilitarian furniture, but a well-designed chair also carries the identity and story of a person, city or a country.Kuala Lumpur...

Overcome space limitations with creative and practical ideasBy Tharmini Kenas tharmini@thestar.com.mySMALL living space is fast becoming a trend among urban residential developments. For those who are used to lots of elbow room, the lack of space may be frustrating. Urbanite millennials, however,...

By Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.my Amazon Expert Philippe Ferrey displays a list of smart devices in the Amazon Alexa app on an iPad in an Amazon “experience centre” in Vallejo, California.TECHNOLOGY is improving, and with it, the borders between fantasy and reality are quickly...

By Tharmini Kenas We are now familiar with the term “Smart home”. With connectivity in our fingertips and the emergence of the “Internet of Things”, smart home is fast becoming a trendy term across the globe, though it is still considered as a novelty in Malaysia.If you are a very busy...

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