• Asian Home Furnishings
  • Whitewashed, bleached and lime finishes are all the rage in furniture

    Recently we discussed the popularity of furniture constructed from salvaged materials like this reclaimed elm wood dining table and therefore it should be no surprise that the according to House Beautiful, the whitewashed look along with lightened wood, bleached finishes and limed finishes are growing just as much in popularity as well whether in Asian […]

  • Antique Reproductions
  • Trend Guide: Rustic furniture made from reclaimed elm and other salvaged woods

    I was in the warehouse the other day looking over some pieces when I was reminded how much reclaimed, recycled and/or renewable materials are definitely a growing trend. A quick Google turns up a range of articles from Reclaimed furniture: Give trees a chance to buzz on various designer blogs. Even Furniture Industry trade publications […]

  • Home decor & accessories
  • Hot Seller: Porcelain Garden Stools, everyone loves them!

    Porcelain garden stools continue to remain extremely popular. They seem to add a nice touch to either the living room or the garden which makes them quite versatile. And there is quite a lot of variety in styles. Which may explain why they are selling so well out on the web. They were even featured […]

  • Home decor & accessories
  • Hot Seller: Chinese Calligraphy Brushes

     Chinese horse hair calligraphy brushes seem to be a hot seller recently. Actually, they have been doing well for quite some time now. We get quite a number of requests for them, particularly from smaller shops, boutiques and designers. They make great accessory items which fit with a range of decorating styles – and depending […]

  • Design Ideas
  • What Chinese Style Furniture is hot this year?

    There is a great little blog apartmenttherapy.com which covers New York, San Francisco, Chicago & New York. Its really less of a blog, and rather more of a series of columns written and posted by interior designers. We love the look of antiques or imports mixed with more modern furniture. One piece that almost always […]