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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 July 23, 2016 by Qi 气 on Balance, Change, Confidence, Creativity, Faith, Feng Shui, Growth Mindset, Harmony, Interior Design, Living, Mindfulness, Mindset, New beginning, peace, Qi, Relationships, Simplicity, Space Clearing, Strength, Success, Uncategorized, Wellness

A quick guide to finding your positive Qi flow #3

3. UNCERTAINTY / SECURITY   “ The only thing that is constant is change ” – Heraclitus In times where we feel pushed towards unexpected change we tend to seek comfort in that which is familiar. For some this can lead towards stock-piling and hoarding which communicates to your subconscious that you are in need, […]

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 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 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 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, […]