OPUS Hong Kong by Frank Gehry

May 25, 2012By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, EAT No Comments

Swire Properties has today unveiled the show apartment for OPUS HONG KONG, the highly anticipated first residential project in Asia by legendary architect Frank Gehry. “In OPUS HONG KONG, Frank Gehry has created one of the most significant new works of domestic architecture in Asia,” said Martin Cubbon, Chief Executive of Swire Properties. “Gehry’s breathtaking … Read More

Contest: BBQ Sundays @ Sugar

May 23, 2012By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, EAT 1 Comment

Happy mid-week! We’re starting BBQ Sundays on our slinky rooftop bar on June 3 and giving away a table of 10 (worth over HK$3000) to the lucky winner who can guess the exact number of sugar cubes in this container! Contest closes June 6. You and your 9 friends could be dining on us on … Read More

ArtHK 2012

May 22, 2012By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, EAT No Comments

It’s been another whirlwind May weekend at the Hong Kong International Art Fair 2012 with too much to see and too little time. We didn’t manage to see everything, and we went through lists from Deutsch Bank’s curator’s picks, to Hong Kong-based art and style Maven The Wanderlister‘s blog and Timeout Hong Kong‘s Art Overload … Read More

The Opposite House, Beijing Vol. 4 CD

May 21, 2012By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, EAT No Comments

Following a well-received Oppositehouse Vol 1, 2 and 3, The Opposite House has released Oppositehouse Vol 4 this May with tracks by China’s younger generation of musical talent. This fourth edition limited release, like the first three, has been specially created for guests to enjoy in-house or to take away as a gift, but it … Read More

Haute Chinese Designs @ Sanlitun Village North, Beijing

May 9, 2012By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, EAT No Comments

While international luxury brands have a strong presence in Beijing, the local designers are spicing up the fashion and design scene with bespoke designs definitely worth having a look. Sanlitun Village North is home to the big name fashion houses Balenciaga, Balmain, Christian Louboutain, Alexander McQueen, Lanvin, Armani and the flagship Maison Martin Margiela featuring … Read More

Daydreaming With… James Lavelle in Hong Kong

May 5, 2012By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, EAT No Comments

Future Industries and James Lavelle brings to Hong Kong the Asia edition of “Daydreaming with…” curated by Simon Birch and James Lavelle of Mo’Wax and UNKLE fame. The group show celebrates all the different art forms showcasing their artworks of film, sculpture, painting and photography in Swire Properties’ 20,000sq ft ArtisTree. The show features a … Read More

Embedded Creations: Exploring the dialogue between corporate design and art

May 2, 2012By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, EAT No Comments

Following a collaboration with The Opposite House, Beijing‘s beautifully industrial Christmas tree in 2011, Viessmann heating systems commissioned a group art show “Embedded Creation” featuring the works of Miika Benedetti, Ingo Bulla, Chen Kun, Ding Xin, Feng Lianghong, Wendy Hack, Hu Qinwu, Hu Shengping, Li Gang, Jeffrey Stephen Miller & Thomas Schmidt and Yang Liming–specialized … Read More