• Beyond Basics: Using Asian Antiques in the Bathroom

    The beauty and history of Chinese objects can transform even the smallest, most unexpected spaces. Explore the possibilities of using Asian antiques in the bathroom. Here are a few ideas for you to try: 1. Use a 19th c. hand carved burled basket to contain tissues, toiletries, and more. 2. Utilized in ancient calligraphy practices, this […]

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  • Wen Zhenheng: Ming Dynasty Minimalist

    Wen Zhenheng was the Ming dynasty’s Anna Wintour. A scholar from the late Ming period, Wen documented his philosophy of home design nearly 400 years before the advent of Vogue or Architectural Digest. His Treatise on Superfluous Things remains one of the era’s most compelling glimpses into classic Chinese interior design. Those who must exist amidst […]

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