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Posted on December 21, 2015 by Qi 气 on Duality, Energy, Feng Shui, Five Element Theory, Food and Beverage Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Travel, Interior Design, Living, Qi, Spatial Design, Yang, Yin

Trends through a coffee filter

During the past two years a lot has happened in the world of coffee here in Hong Kong. Every day more people discover the pleasure of brewing high quality, fresh roasts at home as well as seeking new hang-outs in their local neighbourhoods. Nespresso have pioneered in this market for the ultimate coffee experience at […]

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 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. […]