asian design

Sori Yanagi. Butterfly Stools. 1956

Sori Yanagi (1915-2011) was an industrial designer from Japan. Although previously trained as a fine artist and worked in an architectural studio, Yanagi went on to study industrial design in 1947.Read More →

Isamu Noguchi featured image

Although most often described as a sculptor, Isamu Noguchiโ€™s output wasnโ€™t confined to the realms of decorative art. He made stage sets, furniture (his eponymous coffee table is a cult piece) and created interiors as well as gardens.Read More →

Hong Kong Then and Now Cover

Fascinating vintage photos of Hong Kong have been matched with the same viewpoint today to show the amazing growth and developmentย Read More →

Beauty and the East featured image

The transformation of China in the past three decades has been nothing short of spectacular. Now a cultural and economic player on the world stage, its rise has also given air to a new generation of architects and interior designers.Read More →