Monthly Archives: October 2016

  • 29
    Oct

    Jewelry for rooms: Chandelier

      I define and consider chandeliers as room jewelry.     They have to be functional as a minimum standard but they also must be pretty and match the...

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  • 28
    Oct

    Boyd Lighting

      While I was in Los Angeles, Ms Allison Miller at the Donghia Showroom kindly invited me to a little get together with Jay Sweet, the owner of Boyd...

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  • 27
    Oct

    Furniture window-shopping, heavenly happy day!

      For the Park Lane project, I am today at Pacific Design Center visiting numerous showrooms. Seeing is believing! Seeing furniture in person is quite different from browsing through...

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  • 22
    Oct

    Christmas Decoration Research

      For this year’s Christmas Decoration research, I came to Neiman Marcus. 3rd floor was already in Christmas festive decor.     I found Michael Aram’s special ornament piece...

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  • 19
    Oct

    Toshiro Kawase, Ikebana Artist

      I am often moved by “Art” in the season of Fall… Today, I thought about Toshiro Kawase who I respect, a  Japanese well known Ikebana Artist.    ...

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  • 15
    Oct

    Howard Hughes Waiea

      Howard Hughes’s Waiea in Kaka’ako is nearly completed. From the end of last month through this month, many of the individual unit owners and agents have been doing...

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  • 11
    Oct

    Pumpkin, Zucca, Potiron

      It is a Halloween month and I wanted to talk about internationally known living Japanese artist and writer, Yayoi Kusama. Her arts were shown in Honolulu past March....

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  • 08
    Oct

    Park Lane “I” Residencies start

      Multi Million Dollar Condominium in Ala Moana Center, “I”Residencies project finally starts. After finishing a conceptual design discussion with client, we are super excited about the project.  ...

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  • 04
    Oct

    ASID Design Excellence Award

      ASID’s Design Excellence Award Gala was held on Saturday at The Pacific Club. It was my last duty as President of the association. Many members participated in the...

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