Dynasty Revival: Lane Crawford takes an updated look at Ming dynasty chair designs

modern-design_Dynasty-chair-Revival-by-Lane-Crawford-7 Dynasty Revival: Lane Crawford takes an updated look at Ming dynasty chair designs

In celebrating its 160th anniversary this September, Hong Kong department store Lane Crawford, has invited eight designers to redesign classic ming style chairs as part of its Heritage 160 exhibition currently on display in Hong Kong’s IFC mall. Designers  for the Dynasty Revival exhibit include Tom Dixon, Michael Young, Jaime Hayón, Ilse Crawford, Barnaba Fornasetti, […]

So just what is “chinoiserie” anyways?

Chinoiserie So just what is "chinoiserie" anyways?

While trolling around on the net, I came across this very nice blog post from Posh Living which does a wonderful job of explaining what chinoiserie is which is.  A main staple amoung designers, chinoiserie design elements in a room are timeless and sophisticated.  Since we have talked in the past about how chinoiserie screens […]

Dutch designer Maarten Baas in Shanghai: The art of Burning Chinese traditional furniture +other interesting twists on classical furniture.

Melting-chair-710x335 Dutch designer Maarten Baas in Shanghai: The art of Burning Chinese traditional furniture +other interesting twists on classical furniture.

Dutch designer Maarten Baas pushes the limits of what’s possible with traditional Chinese furniture forms, by merging, melting or burning pieces to create mind-warping sculptures that makes one wonder if the furniture itself is from another reality.

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