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Cathy Lebis has upped the homestyle stakes in Guangzhou’s Villa Emoi, which
displays elegant bed, bath, table and kitchen linens in block colours and prints.
Lebis commissioned Shanghai-based Naco Architectures to design an elegant
neutral environment for her store, its emotive interior clad in warm woods, with a
s le ek spiralling stairc ase as cente rpiece . firstname.lastname@example.org.
All eyes were o n intern atio nally
acclaimed Beijing artist Li Songsong
(inset) recen tly as he u nveiled
his latest wo rk at Pace Galler y.
Li ’s dra matic Space Odyssey-like
consists of 91 aluminium panels
covered in his sign ature thick
oil paints. From the outside, the
enormous structure looks like a plain
alu minium tube; from the in side,
a walkway flanked by the coloured
panels offers a kaleidoscopic visual
expe rience. pacebeijing.com.
Sha nghai-based designer Ja my Yan g has devised Italia n bran d Natuz zi ’s
first mass- produ ced fu rn itu re produ ct. His T-B ox , below, is a multi-fu n ctio na l
home system made up of 400mm by 400mm modular boxes, each with
an inbuilt T-shaped stru cture. Use singularly as a tea table o r small cabin et,
or stack together for an organic bookshelf, bench, TV cabinet or even a
semi-transparent screen. www.yang-design.com, www.ytown.cn.
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