Decorating Asia

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Page One, 2007 - Architecture - 197 pages
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In todays ever expanding global world, we are all probably decorating and furnishing our homes with some degree of Asian style. Its far-reaching influence has had a major impact on Western style since the days of Marco Polo. From Chinoiserie to fine porcelain, chintz prints, Zen style, Bali style, Indian glitz and batiks, its impossible to not fall in love with Asias colours, textiles, light, form and aesthetics.

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Contents

Contents Foreword
7
China
8
Singapore
26
India
46
Cambodia Laos and Vietnam
70
Mongolia
92
Thailand
114
Japan
136
Philippines
160
Indonesia
178
Index fir Acknowledgements
198
Copyright

About the author (2007)

Marion Bravo-Bhasin writes frequently about food and interior design. She lives in Singapore.

Alan Lee was born in England in 1947. Inspired by Tolkien's work to pursue his chosen path as an artist of the mythic and fantastic, he has illustrated a wide range of books including Faeries, The Mabinogion, Castles, Merlin Dreams, the centenary edition of The Lord of the Rings, and The Hobbit. He is a winner of the Carnegie Medal for his illustrated edition of The Illiad.

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