Happy 2011! Wishing everyone all the best for the coming year :) Here’s to the first post of 2011 and an update of my own! Design Museum Boston is proud to present Tiffany Wan, the newest addition to our correspondents team. A graduate of Syracuse University and currently located in Beijing, Tiffany will be bringing an […]
Admittedly, I’ve been behind on my posts lately.. studying, finals, packing, traveling, packing again moving, re-packing, and making a trip back to the States for the summer… I’ve been busy these past couple weeks! I’ll back-date some posts that I’ve had on file ;) Onto my 4th of July H-Mart visit in Burlington, MA: A Korean-American chain […]
An LA Times article documents Beijingers’ visit to IKEA. Families drive hours to visit the famous IKEA store, but not because of the well designed, DIY assembly furniture. They’ve come to experience the lifestyle and enjoy themselves in an air-conditioned space, where purchasing something is not necessary and their kids can jump and play on the […]
A visit to NanLouGuXiang was great to see with all the small independent and creative shops. From the pottery to Tibetan yogurt and craftmanship items. It’s a shame to come across this article in the Beijinger noting the change in environment from an authentically developed ‘tourist attraction’ to one that will potentially be artificially enforced. […]
Nope. It’s definitely Wu-Mart. China has it’s own version of everything! Sale prices! Bulk buy! A few more photos to follow:
Pop-up shops are really starting to catch on. One of my favorite, local Hong Kong shops, Goods of Desire has opened a pop-up shop at the Peak in Hong Kong with some pretty sweet deals. Let me know if you have a chance to check it out and find something good!