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Posted on August 23, 2016 by Qi 气 on Architecture, Balance

Feng Shui #101 Design for Living

 
Looking forward to seeing you at the Hive on 3rd and 10th September 10am – 3pm

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Feng Shui 101

Posted on December 21, 2015 by Qi 气 on Architecture, BaGua, Beauty, Design, Energy, Feng Shui, Irish, moon, Newgrange Ireland, Qi, The Universe, Winter Solstice, Yang, Yin

Winter Solstice at Newgrange

Dark retreats before the calculated caress of sun’s brightness. Winter’s hand pulls back from a small ancient chamber; light intensifies. For a few minutes, brilliance scatters kisses before light recedes. The night must return, and we can draw light into dark times if we try. Poem by Mary Mills. Written in Dr. Sylvia Baer’s online […]

Posted on December 16, 2015 by Qi 气 on Architecture, Beauty, Design, Five Element Theory, Harmony, India, Interior Design, Love, Qi, Spatial Design, Yang, Yin

The Jewel of Feng Shui in India

The Taj Mahal Graciously perched on the banks of River Yamuna, the Taj Mahal is known to be the greatest man made testament of love and romance. The name “Taj Mahal” was derived from the name of Shah Jahan’s wife, Mumtaz Mahal, and means “Crown Palace”. The purity of the white marble, exquisite ornamentation, balance […]

Posted on November 5, 2015 by Qi 气 on Architecture, Beauty, Branding, Design, Energy, Fashion, Feng Shui, Five Element Theory, Harmony, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Travel, Interior Design, Qi, Retail, Spatial Design, Yang, Yin

My place or yours?

Heatherwick studio was asked to find ways of improving the Pacific Place Complex owing to competitors threatening its position as a market leader in Hong Kong retail. The improvements cost $166 million HKD whilst the mall remained open for business as usual. The result is much improved circulation by introduction of new escalators and elevators, […]

Posted on September 3, 2015 by Qi 气 on Architecture, Brown Thomas Dublin, China, Design, Energy, Fashion, Feng Shui, Five Element Theory, Interior Design, Irish, Irish Economy, Irish export, Irish Retail, Living, Prosperity, Qi, Retail, Spatial Design, Yang, Yin

BROWN THOMAS DUBLIN

Last year Brown Thomas made a profit of €6.2 million on turnover of €143.5 million in 2014. It is recognised and being “Ireland’s most beautiful lifestyle store, loved as much at home as it is by international visitors.” During a recent trip to my homelands capital city I visited the 167 year old flagship store […]

Posted on August 18, 2015 by Qi 气 on Architecture, Beauty, Decorative Arts, Feng Shui, Five Element Theory, La Tour Eiffel, Love, Paris, Qi, Spatial Design, Topography, Yang, Yin

The Feng Shui of La Tour Eiffel

The opposite of good or chen Qi is known as shar Qi or killing breath. The practice of Feng Shui includes deflecting and dispersing this negative energy that can be caused by landscape orientations, harmful structures pointing or facing the home, office or public buildings, as well as incorrect arrangements of furniture and other objects […]

Posted on February 3, 2015 by Qi 气 on Architecture, BaGua, Design, Fashion, Feng Shui, Food and Beverage Hong Kong, Graphic Design, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Travel, Interior Design, Living, Love, Philosophy, Popular Culture, Qi, Yang, Yin

A Culinary Love Story

 “L’amor che move il sole e l’altre stelle.” Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy Hidden in the back streets of Sheung Wan is one of Hong Kongs newest and most memorable establishments on the dining scene. Concealed behind a faux fasçade of a traditional Chinese stamp shop reveals a retro modern interior by Nelson Chow of NCDA. Mrs. Pound, […]

Posted on January 20, 2015 by Qi 气 on Architecture, China, Design, Feng Shui, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Travel, Philosophy, Qi

Form defines energy

“Feng Shui is about the relationship between our lives and our living environment. The environment affects us more than we realise. We are affected by the Qi energy surrounding and penetrating us, the forms within this environment define the energy we feel. There are forms at every scale: within the landscape, a town plan, a neighbourhood, […]

Posted on January 19, 2015 by Qi 气 on Architecture, BaGua, Bank of China, China, Design, Feng Shui, Five Element Theory, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Travel, I.M Pei, Qi

Bank of China Tower 中银大厦

Designed by I. M. Pei and L.C Pei of I.M Pei and Partners, the Bank of China was the tallest building in Hong Kong and Asia from 1989 to 1992, and is now the fourth tallest skyscraper in the city. The original project was intended for completion on the auspicious date of August 8th 1988. […]