An evocative exploration of the design, style, art and culture of China's rich, ancient world, offering classic design principles that are still applicable to contemporary living. The book begins by studying the classical architecture including the balance of space and layout, and the traditional design principles of yin and yang. The second chapter looks at colour, lighting and wallpaper as well as the ceremony of eating and tea drinking. Chinese style is largely expressed through detail and the following chapters explore ...

Chinese Style 2002, Conran Octopus Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781840912753