Your guide to colour trends in 2018
FROM RED-CARPET TREATMENT TO COOL AND CALM, UPDATING SPACES IS JUST A COAT OF PAINT AWAY BY Zoe Phoon There’s a lot that has been said about “colour theory”, but put simply,  colour can be an impactful tool to invoke emotion — just as poetry can make people swoon or a... Read more
How offices are making staff, community feel great
EMERGING TREND: SHARE SCHEMES OF OFFICES DOUBLING UP AS PUBLIC SPACES BY Zoe Phoon A growing number of offices around the world are now opening up and offering more to their local area, creating imaginative hubs not just for their staff but for the locals, too. Building owners and... Read more
Growing demand for MICE venues
The MICE  industry is one of the fastest growing within the tourism industry in Malaysia as more meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions markets have made Kuala Lumpur a preferred business events destination. The term MICE is associated with business tourism and the events industry whereby a large group of... Read more
When living small can be efficient and comfortable
  FOR TINY-HOME DWELLERS, THE SECRET IS TO PARE DOWN TO THE ESSENTIALS BY Zoe Phoon A big house with some land may be our dream. However, compact or small space living is on the rise to overcome scarce land, expensive housing and as cities absorb more people in... Read more
Palatial private estates turned event venues
One thing I have noticed in the last few weeks is that more venues these days are designed to meet event planners’ needs and changing requirements. The newer spaces want to appeal and attract young, energetic people who want to host events in an exciting environment. New venues have... Read more
Indoor vs outdoor venues for events
Ultimately, choosing the right venue sets the tone for an entire event. There are many factors which play a part in selecting the right venue and there are many factors to consider when deciding on an indoor or an outdoor venue. While the time of the year does not... Read more
Millenials and the rise of unconventional event spaces
It is a scary thought to note that the business leaders of tomorrow happen to be today’s millennial generation. Those born between 1980 and 2000 as Time magazine puts it are often associated with being entitled, and it should come as no surprise that Millennials are a force to... Read more
How do venues survive Ramadan?
There may be a loss of daytime business across various industries as the holiest month of the Islamic calendar is upon us. The working day is reduced, many food and beverage (F&B) venues are closed during the day, but stay open later than usual to make up for the... Read more
Morphing cafes into event spaces
NO, IT’S NOT REPURPOSING… IT’S ADDING NEW PURPOSE  Many of us resort to working out of the office sometimes, choosing to pop by the nearest café for its stimulating environment to get things done. More than just a coffee shop where working nomads are logged on to their laptops... Read more
Integrate social media to increase venue popularity
  It is becoming more apparent that social media provide brands, especially those in the hospitality industry with many advantages and there is a growing need to have an active presence online to draw in audiences to your brand. Social media works well in all industries, and venues in particular,... Read more