Minimalist Japanese and Taiwanese Homewares at Native & Co
The founders of new London interior design store Native & Co, British-Japanese Chris Yoshiro-Green and Taiwan-born Sharon Jo-Yun Hung, met while studying at the Chelsea College of Art and Central Saint Martins (CSM) in London. As part of the research...
Colorful Standouts at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2015
Kicking off today, the 2015 Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair is the first of the year's big international fairs and certainly the biggest in the Scandinavian region. While there is certainly much in the way of the archetypal Scandinavian pared-down...
Clay Project Swimwear by John Yuyi
To succinctly describe John Yuyi is like trying to pin down the finite details of a colorful dream you just woke from before it vanishes from memory. This is especially true because the young Taipei-born fashion designer/art director is just beginning...
Kavalan, Taiwan's First Whisky Distillery
While Scotland will always (by law) be the sole proprietor of Scotch, a whole host of nations have embraced the art of whisky distillation. From Japan to Sweden to Australia, several excellent new distillers are popping up around the globe. Local...
Utilizing age-old production methods and materials, design and architecture house VW+BS inject contemporary aesthetics into timeless pieces. The forthcoming Silt Collection uses the ancient Chinese material purple clay, renowned for its absorbent and...
Eight Budding Designers in China
by Stefano Caggiano China is often considered the "factory" of the world, but as the world's most populous country is growing at such a rapid rate—in all ways—those beliefs are surely bound to be recognized as old-fashioned soon. One realm in which...
Taiwan-based technology company Shohero recently introduced a power strip that protects more than just electronics. Wet Circuits resists water so that even in a short-term flood, your computer stays on and no one gets electrocuted. The design incorporates...
Spear is on the Move
Our friend and former CH contributor Josh Spear has just launched a redesigned joshspear.com. In addition to some slick visual tidiness (by Grow Interactive), he's added commenting so readers can talk about his finds. There's also a new geo...
Toilet Bowl Restaurant
JCY sent us these pictures over the weekend. It's a restaurant in Taiwan with a modern decor and a full-on toilet theme. The thorough implementation includes toilet chairs, urinal sconces, and even commode shaped serving pieces. Probably not...