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By Viktor ChongSince antiquity, flowers have played a role in livening one’s home space, adding both colour and aroma to the atmosphere. Besides the aesthetic appeal, flowers also provide the presence that only a living thing could give, making it hard for plastic rip-offs to replace them. But...

By Viktor ChongDesigning the interior of your home can be a daunting task, especially if you are not a professional. A multitude of questions come to mind when such an endeavour is undertaken, such as the colours for the respective rooms or the combination of colours that match. Fortunately, this...

By Vigneswar RajasurianPeople are increasingly switching to a lifestyle of planting their own herbs and vegetables in their gardens to become more self-sufficient and promote environmental-conscious habits.Growing your own herbs and vegetables also provides better food security during a...

Termites are found throughout the world, and they play a vital role in the ecosystem by recycling dead organics. However,  few property owners would appreciate the termite’s ability to recycle wood materials, especially when it involves the structural integrity of one’s property.Even though...

Home is more than a refuge. It is an identification of your social status and a tangible symbol that defines your family unit. Therefore, it is normal for us to feel pride in the house we live in, and hence the need to create the best impression with our visitors. Here are a few simple and...

By Vigneswar RajasurianTwenty winners were chosen among more than five hundred entries for the StarProperty Stay At Home Contests.The cooking and baking competitions were the first in a series of homebound contests organised by omni-channel property platform provider StarProperty Sdn Bhd to lift...

By Nur Fairuza SyahiraHaving a comfortable space in a home is a great satisfaction for every homeowner. But with the size of houses and apartments becoming smaller, compact designs will become more mainstream than before.For people who love cook and for those who are cooking for themselves during...

By Vigneswar RajasurianWith the progress of technology, a new wave of home appliances has upped the game when it comes to helping you minimise the spread of bacteria germs and most viruses.First, it’s best to note that products and appliances are often advertised as 99.9% effective against...

By Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.myWith the movement control order (MCO) being extended for another two weeks, Malaysians will be spending an unprecedented amount of time at home. These are trying times, and despite the inconvenience, we must do our part in battling the virus by staying at...

BY SOPHIE MIURAPicking out new dinnerware or buying fresh linens might seem like a purely aesthetic decision, but a string of studies suggest the way you style your home can have a subtle but powerful impact on your health. From the color of your plates to where you charge your phone, we chart the...

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