So Where is Modern Concrete Furnishing Heading?

Concrete has been around for quite a long time in history, primarily as building and decorative materials, but especially in these recent years, it has gained a lot of traction as concrete is becoming a must-have material for modern home furniture or furnishings. With the improvements in mixtures, materials and molding technology, concrete furniture is…

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What’s All The Fuss About Aluminum Furniture?

Aluminum is undoubtedly one of the most popular materials for outdoor furniture. It is mostly used as the framework for outdoor chairs, tables, chaise lounge, and stools. Aluminum used in outdoor furniture is usually powder- or anodized-coated to enhance the corrosion resisting ability of the pieces. Compared to wrought iron or steel, it requires much…

How Can Talented Asian Designers Go Big with Small Budget?

As part of our trip to Shanghai during the 2017 Home Design Week, we were captured for quite some time by the reinvigorating exhibitions organized by CIFF Shanghai and Maison Shanghai to host and group together the emerging generation of talented Asian designers. EAST Design Show (Young Collection – Good Design Good Business) was hosted…

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…

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…

Is Chinese Furniture Market a Boom or a Bust? Shanghai Design Week

News and Updates on Design Week at Shanghai. China, the powerhouse of all products in the world. With its growing economy and a strong will of entrepreneurship, countless new brands are being created every year, not so long ago the ones that are able to stand the test of time have their eyes gazing towards…

Contemporary Chinese furniture design with upholstery | Dezoo

Trends in Modern Chinese Furniture Style: getting ready for western markets.

During our visit to Maison Shanghai 2017, a magnificent trade show in close combination with Shanghai Home Design Week (SHDW), we had the pleasure of attending a very well curated exhibition focusing on Modern Chinese Furniture Styles at hall H4. This inspiring exhibition was organized as a journey through the latest trends in the Modern…

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,…