Tag Archives: Taiwan

Creative Taiwanese packaging & graphics

Posted on April 22, 2013 by Toothpicker

Sweets/ candies packaging
I have always been a fan of Japanese packaging but when I was in Taiwan, I was quite excited by the creative and humourous packaging especially with food. From tea to honey, rice, candies, crackers and cakes, every package has its own style and uniqueness. Here are just some snapshots [...]

This post was posted in Packaging, Graphics & illustrations, Taiwanese design, Design and was tagged with Packaging, graphic design, Taiwanese design, Taiwan

Design & craft shopping in Dadaocheng & Datong

Posted on April 18, 2013 by Toothpicker

The beautiful ArtYard is a relaxing place for tea, coffee and craft shopping
ArtYard ( 67, Sec. 1, Dihua St)- Converted from a historical building built in 1923 near the Xiahai City God Temple, the airy and relaxing ArtYard is consisted of a craft shop, art gallery, tea room and cafe. Some [...]

This post was posted in Coffee, Shopping, Shopping guide, Travel, Paper art & craft, Taiwanese design, Taipei, Design and was tagged with Coffee, shopping, Taiwanese design, Taipei, Letterpress, Taiwan

Taipei's bid for 2016 World Design Capital

Posted on April 9, 2013 by Toothpicker

The Red House in Xiemen

The reason why I want to emphasise Taipei's bid to become the next World Design Capital ( after Cape Town in 2014) is because their effort can be seen and felt while I was in Taipei. They even dedicated a website for this, so they are quite determined [...]

This post was posted in Architecture, Travel, Taiwanese design, Taipei, Design and was tagged with architecture, Taiwanese design, Taipei, Taiwan

Kaohsiung: a new creative hub in Asia

Posted on April 1, 2013 by Toothpicker

The new and cool Dùa hotel, designed by Koan Design
I have been to Taipei many times over the years but I never been to Kaohsiung before, so I was quite looking forward to visiting this city. Being the second largest city in Taiwan, this city has been transformed quite dramatically in recent [...]

This post was posted in Exhibitions, Architecture, Travel, Art, Taiwanese design, Kaohsiung, Design and was tagged with art and design exhibitions, architecture, Kaohsiung, Taiwanese design, Taiwan

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