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By Sofia RaihanahWhat is sustainable living? That is the question, as our resources deplete further and further and climate change is threatening our environment day by day.Well, sustainable living is precisely that, the practice of using the least amount of natural resources as we can, and using...

By Sofia RaihanahDespite the drawbacks of urban living, it is still possible to go waste-free and eco-friendly in a property with limited space.As the population in Malaysia increases and the rate of urbanisation increases, the living spaces in urban areas such as Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya are...

By Sofia RaihanahMany people drive around, instead of taking public transportation, as demonstrated by the traffic jams that we suffer during peak hours and on the weekends.Recently, StarProperty.my conducted a survey using 60 working adults and college students residing around Selangor and Kuala...

Bangsar is an opulent suburb of vintage homes and boutiques perched on rolling hills at the edge of the Kuala Lumpur city limits.Despite the traffic, an address is Bangsar is still one to have – if you can afford it. Here are some reasons why people aspire to live in Bangsar.HistoryBangsar had an...

This article originally appeared on CTOS Knowledge CentreIndividuals, companies, and even whole countries rely on debt to operate without the necessary cash in hand – but too much will harm your creditworthiness.Imagine needing to purchase a big-ticket item such as a car or a home. Do you save...

Contributed by Brennen Walsh of Restaurant and Cafe Supplies OnlinePhoto by Tina Dawson on Unsplash.Although many homeowners think of using reclaimed wood when they’re after an industrial or country-style interior, the reality is that this type of wood can easily be incorporated into almost any...

By NG PAU LINGIn an age of mass production and fast-paced online purchasing, often a delightful local bookstore filled with an extensive collection of curated books is an oasis to find. Luckily, there is one such store, Monalisa which it offers a unique experience for bookworms.Located in Bukit...

With all the various devices equipped with remote sensing and control technology, how automated can life in a smart home be?Imagine this: You had a bad day at work and you are driving back with a throbbing headache. Upon reaching home, the front gate opens seamlessly and closes once you are in the...

By Kevin EichenbergerDomotics (home automation) is becoming more sophisticated with lessons learnt from specialised networks of sensors and devices.Smart home technologies have come a long way since the age of buzzers and toggle switches.The dream of domotics (home automation) began with electric...

By Willy WilsonUnless you have been hiding in a cave for the past decade, you would know of Eric Leong.Bold & Stylish: The renowned celebrity interior designer, Eric LeongAs one of the few successful multilingual local talents in Malaysia, Leong has appeared in every form of media available in this...

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