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Posted on January 27, 2017 by Qi 气 on BaGua, Design, Energy, Feng Shui, Health, Hong Kong, Living, Love, Mindfulness, Qi, Yin

Enter the Yin Fire Rooster

Kung Hei Fat Choy! 恭禧发财 Roosters are interesting creatures traditionally associated with awakenings. As we officially welcome this protective farm yard icon let’s take a closer look at the energy, life-force or Qi 气 that it carries into 2017. The Yang Fire Monkey brought a substantial amount of chaos and disorder throughout 2016. As the […]

Posted on August 18, 2016 by Qi 气 on BaGua, Balance, Change, Chinese Culture, Confidence, Design, Feng Shui, Growth Mindset, Harmony, Health, Interior Design, Living, Mindfulness, Outer Space, Positive Psychology, Positivity, Prosperity, Qi, Relationships, Self-esteem, Space Clearing, Transformation, Wellness

Positive transitions

The full moon in Aquarius this evening marks a positive change for those who wish to align with it’s forces. Your self-confidence will flourish and in turn will result in progress professionally as well as deepened relationships and better overall health. As we transit towards a new eclipse cycle starting September 1st this astronomical surge of […]

Posted on February 8, 2016 by Qi 气 on BaGua, Beauty, Change, Children, China, Chinese Culture, Chinese New Year, Colour trends, Creativity, Design, Economy, Energy, Ethics, Fashion, Fashion forecasting, Fashion Trends, Feng Shui, Five Element Theory, Food Energetics, Growth Mindset, Harmony, Health, Hong Kong, Human experience, Industry, Interior Design, Irish, Irish Business and Trade Development, Irish Economy, Irish export, Irish Retail, Kindness, Love, Meditation, Metaphysics, Mindful Eating, Mindfulness, Mindset, New beginning, Nutrition, Pantone, Philosophy, Property, Prosperity, Qi, Reflection, Seasonal Foods, Space Clearing, TCM, Transformation, Travel, Wellness, Yang, Year of the Monkey, Yin

Enter the Yang Fire Monkey

Kung Hei Fat Choy! 恭禧发财 Monkeys like to embrace a challenge and tease us with their inquisitive nature. As we officially welcome this creative and clever animal let’s take a closer look at the energy, life-force or Qi 气 that it carries into 2016.   The departure of the yin wood Goat can be unsettling […]

Posted on December 29, 2015 by Qi 气 on Beauty, Design, Fashion, Fashion Trends, Feng Shui, Hong Kong, Mirrors, Paris, Qi, Reflection, Retail, Simplicity

Reflecting Values – Carven

Marie-Louise Carven, was known as a Creator of ‘Contemporary’ Fashion. She died at the age of 105 this year, leaving behind a lustrous career in French Fashion, Prêt-à-Porter and the invention of the Push-Up Bra. I took a look at the current CARVEN collection in the Landmark Atrium, Hong Kong today. I was not disappointed […]

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 20, 2015 by Qi 气 on Design, Fashion, Feng Shui, Hong Kong, Qi

Catherine Deane

Catherine Deane is passionate about creating beauty from the inside out. It made perfect sense for us to discuss Feng Shui, design, textiles, interior design and Qi at the studio today. Her ready to wear and bridal collections are realised with considered details, exceptional tailoring and rejuvenated historic craft techniques. What a gorgeous, talented and […]

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, […]