Deep Jade

Deep Jade

After a two-hour meeting, I needed a cup of coffee. I stumbled into the elevator, and saw Jonas. I politely nodded and leaned against the wall of the elevator. “Have you ever thought about wearing jade?” Jonas in the other corner of the elevator suddenly...
D & DEPARTMENT KYOTO

D & DEPARTMENT KYOTO

Another trip abroad. This time to Kyoto, Japan. Kyoto is a famous historical city in Japan which retains the culture of the ancient capital and merges with new world trends. It’s a very charming city. Nearly every year I arrange a trip to Kyoto, and each trip I make a...
Kengo Kuma: Park of Materials

Kengo Kuma: Park of Materials

Copy/Photography: Timothy Liao When I first saw an advertisement for “Kengo Kuma: Park of Materials” exhibition, it immediately caught by attention because of the word “materials.” Regardless of which field of design including product, interior, packaging, etc., all...
The Practicality of Bamboo and Design

The Practicality of Bamboo and Design

Copy/Images: Nomad I may not set trends, when it comes to the design world, but it’s very easy for me to enjoy courses that explore traditional design techniques. I’m not sure how it is in other countries, but living in Taiwan, the course offerings are many, and easy...
Merci Paris!

Merci Paris!

In October, after visiting the Netherlands we next took a romantic trip to Paris, France. The moment we set foot in Paris, we strolled straight over to Merci, one of the best stores in the historic district of Haut-Marais. If you don’t speak one word of French, you’ll...
Design Workshop: The Craft of Screen Printing

Design Workshop: The Craft of Screen Printing

In this post, we revisit RETRO, located in a quant and quiet nook, in bustling Taipei City center. Upon entering RETRO, you are immediately greeted by the faint fragrance of ink and paper. Upstairs, on the second floor, there’s a room half packed with posters. All of...