All posts by Eric Chow

A trade media expert with over ten years of experience in the industry. Having worked with two of the largest B2B websites, Eric is resourceful in locating and identifying suppliers making quality products in various sectors, especially in the field of furniture manufacturing.

What is Rattan or Wicker Furniture?

When it comes to outdoor furniture, the first thing that would come to mind is usually rattan furniture in wicker weave. But the irony is, genuine natural “rattan” is not really ideal for certain outdoor environment — it would get worn out, faded or moulded easily under sunlight, rain or extreme temperature settings. In light…

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Taizhou: The Mecca for Plastic Furniture?

Taizhou in Zhejiang Province is dubbed as the production hub for plastic ware in China, thanks largely to the automobile industry and the home appliance industry. When car makers like Geely was founded in Taizhou in 1980’s, the demand for plastic and metal car parts with precision and quality surged. It in turn expedited the growth…

An image of Hong Kong International Lighting Fair | Dezoo

Quick Guide for Chinese Lighting Fairs – A Path to Enlightenment

For professionals specialized in sourcing furniture and home decor accessories, things can get pretty complicated when asked to source for lighting. Once upon a time, when internet was considered a novelty, furniture and accessories wholesalers would be asked by their customers “to add in some lighting too” for a particular order. Those who didn’t have a…

Hustle and bustle in the China furniture Shanghai | Dezoo

Where to Source for Furniture in Asia?

Sourcing around Asia could be a daunting task even for professional furniture and home accessories procurement persons. Everyone in the industry would agree that China is the best and most convenient place to source from. Yet with its vast territory and differences in strength and styles of production which also differs from provinces to provinces,…