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Shanghai-based Sharon Leece has writte n China Style, China Modern and
China Living , which all showcase the crea tivity of China’s design scene. A s la unch
editor and consultant to ELLE Decora tion China , she visits a mazi ng home s, from
re novated Ming dynasty courtya rds to conve rted ware house s.
What are you excited about this season in China? The aftermath of 100%
Design Shanghai (November 4-6 , 2010), check it out at 100percentdesign.com.cn.
Who are you watching right now? Lv Yo ngzho n g, the fo un der an d chief
design er of [design boutique] Ban moo (banmoo.cn).
What are you coveting? An ar t work by Liu Di, Animal Regulation No.4, d epicting
a pand a sq uashing old Beijing cour tyards . Love it! Visit pekinfin eart s/artists.
Shanghai gets two new tea rooms
Sino-Frenc h Song Fang Tea H ouse has
ope ned two new bra nche s. Its covet able
cornflower-blue tea sets (A$??? each)
can now be found just off the Bund and
across the Huangpu river in Pudong,
as well as at its original Maison de Thé
in the French Conces sion. Song Fa ng
brings tea drinking into the modern age
while preserving China’s 5000-year tea
heritage. Visit songfangtea.com.
FOR ALL THE TEA IN CHINA?
MAKING PEACE | Art deco landmark gets a refit
Design firm Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) worked with leading designers,
architects and historians to recreate the grandeur of this art deco heritage hotel
in Shanghai. The renamed Fairmont Peace Hotel features intricate plaster work
cornice moldings and coffers, refurbished original copper balustrades and light
fixt ures , an d authentic su r viving Lalique glasswo rk . Visit fairmont.com/peacehotel.
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