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Lifestyle 30 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

RM2mil in hand

If one wishes to convert RM2mil into something portable to fit in the palm of the hand, one can buy a Musique reversible pocket watch by Jaeger-LeCoultre. KEE HUA CHEE goes agog at the timepiece that started as a practical item for a game of polo.

Lifestyle 20 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Collecting creativity

In the rarefied world of art collecting, you need to know what you#8217;re doing and have money to burn #8211; which few Malaysians do, VERONICA SHUNMUGAM finds out when she speaks to Askandar Ungelhrt, a longtime collector and artist.

Lifestyle 21 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Style stand-outs

The I>Style and Sensuality/Ifashion gala put on stage the wearable yet inventive creations of several Malaysian designers, one of whom, Sarimah Adzrina, paid tribute to the orchids of her home state.

Lifestyle 23 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

An office in an instant

Businesses requiring an instant office can now be up and running before the ink is dry on the contract. Lee Lee Tan reports.

Lifestyle 31 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Designing nails

#8216;Design sculpted nails#8217; are the latest trend in the nail industry, according to nail maestro Trang Nguyen. REENA GURBAKSH watches in awe as he paints beautiful pictures on fingertips.

Lifestyle 18 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Catwalk hues

Make-up makers of Christian Dior take a leaf from its runway colours and couture embellishments, writes MICHELE LIAN.

Lifestyle 20 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tribal sculptures for home decor

Crafted from stone, particularly the hard serpentine stone, Shona sculptures, which derive its inspiration primarily from the tribal motifs of the majority Shona tribe, have become the most important expression of Zimbabwe's national art.

Lifestyle 21 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Reaching out

THE National Art Gallery is celebrating its 45th birthday this month.

Education 28 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cheer up a glum winners

Remember the 'Cheer up a glum chum' contest in July's Star-NiE supplement? Here are the winners' beautiful works of art which were not published last week due to space constraints.

Lifestyle 13 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Exacting mosaic

Are mosaics making a comeback or have they never gone out of favour? How far have mosaic tiles come since the old days of green-tiled kopitiams? I>StarTwo/Igets in the grouting.