Our most recent stories spanning the world of travel and design from Asia and beyond, filed from our global roster of correspondents and photographers.
One of the first restaurants to open in Shanghai Columbia Circle, INKWOOD Restaurant & Bar is chef Beichuan Yang’s first solo endeavour. Serving European dishes with a Chinese influence and designed by the Shanghai-based multidisciplinary design studio STUDIO8, INKWOOD has become popular with the city’s contemporary crowd.
On a recent trip to Tokyo, Design Anthology sat down for an insightful conversation with venerable design theorist, author and art director of Japanese lifestyle brand MUJI, Kenya Hara
A new spot for night owls in Hong Kong
Our world is in a constant state of flux. It’s only natural then, that humanity would be drawn to spaces that are calm, nurturing shelters from the outside world. That’s what Hip-Pop Design had in mind when they designed this private clubhouse
What do you get when a Cornell graduate architect is also a Le Cordon Bleu trained chef? You’d expect nothing less than this delectable hole-in-the-wall
A wave of entrepreneurs, creatives and social innovators — from new-age hawkers to upstart product designers — is shaking up the status quo in Singapore and creating demand for a new breed of private members’ clubs. Enter The Straits Clan. Housed in a heritage shophouse, the club provides an environment conducive to creative connections.
Japan House London opens in the heart of the British Capital, a mecca of Japanese culture, design and aesthetic refinement
Foolscap Studio delivers a high-luxe design for Domaine Chandon in Australia’s Yarra Valley
An elegant new office space for Changsha-based China Resources Center finds harmony between modern aesthetics and traditional values
Luxury carpet company Fort Street Studio premieres its first limited edition collection Progetto Passione in New York, signalling a new chapter for its artist-designers
At this spring’s Design Shanghai, our editor-in-chief sat down with designer Frank Chou for a conversation on what it means to be a Chinese designer today
In the heart of Seoul, a new restaurant by Flack Studio with marble, terrazzo, brass and leather refers to 1950s-era Italian design as reinterpreted through an Australian eye
India’s little-known Modernist movement is very much on display in drawing rooms and government offices across the subcontinent
Iconic gallerist, curator and doyenne of design Rossana Orlandi’s eye for spotting — and launching — ground-breaking creative young designers is legendary. She tells Design Anthology why she champions creative talent alongside established names and why she insists on visiting artists in their studios.
Kyoto's first stand-alone Issey Miyake opens in a traditional 132-year-old machiya
We speak with multi-disciplinary, mulit-award-winning designer Mario Bellini about what being an Italian designer means to him
An oasis of fine dining and fine taste in Mumbai
A conversation with Mark Dytham of Klein Dytham architects about how he first came to Japan, what keeps him there and his studio's humanitarian work
A bit of Indochina charm in Hong Kong
Exploring globalisation through the urban village at the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism / Architecture
A group of international designers explore new directions for Tokyo's iconic JR Yamanote line
A new creative office space in Shenzhen opts for shadows and form play over colour
Boutique developers District15 take on a grimey beauty in Hong Kong's Sai Wan district
Chanelling the spirit of Barcelona's grand boulevard in the heart of Hong Kong
With an unconventional layout and painstakingly detailed, KC Home in Taipei pays homage to Chinese traditions
It’s a crisp autumn day in Tokyo – the perfect autumn day, in fact. The kind that’s made for curling up with a book and a cup of tea if you’re feeling indoorsy, or gallery hopping if you’re not.
The Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy is a busy inner-urban area that sports a crop of low-rise, high-density buildings
A creative collective in the heart of Seoul by Hyundai Card
Renowned multidisciplinary designer Alan and lifestyle purveyor colourliving are collaborating on a luxury gallery-style home to inspire visitors and launch a bespoke styling service covering art, homewares and furniture.