When hotelier Vikram Chatwal first opened the lifestyle-oriented Time hotel back in 1999, the property ushered in a new era for his Hampshire group that prompted the launches of the Chatwal and the Dream series in swift succession. This month marks the… More

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British architect Alex Jones has pulled out all the stops with his debut hotel, located in Hong Kong’s fast-gentrifying Yau Ma Tei neighbourhood on the Kowloon peninsula. Tribute by name and intent, the hotel champions the city’s culture and history. I…

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“A collection of vintage mirrors hang grouped in our bedroom, and an armoire built by my daddy and Ben from a door that was in my grandfather’s barn, houses his clothes. We found the old painted cedar chest at a flea market in Meridian, Mississippi. The bed linens are mismatched textures in shades of white and cream. 2 antique cameos sit perched on an old door frame above our iron bed.”

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At the beginning of January, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC uploaded its entire Asian collection online. Among this collection is a set of popular postcards depicting India of the 1930s. These were made by Japanese artist Yoshida Hiroshi in his countrys woodblock print style—expressly for Western audiences. Yoshida was a rare Japanese in the Indian subcontinent, teeming…

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When hang-drying that favorite tee I cant afford to shrink anymore, I take a coat hanger and go in through the neckhole, doing that coat hanger version of a three-point turn. India-based industrial designer Jaineel Shah (a 3rd year student at DSK ISD International School of Design INDIA) has come up with the perfect solution with his Pinch…

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