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Hi.

My name is JJ.Acuna, aka. "TheWanderlister". I am an Architect and Interior Designer and founder of JJ Acuna / Bespoke Studio. Ive been the author of this blog for about 8 years running. Check back with us to read about all the great things happening in Hong Kong and the Asian region at large.

theW+: The Artling Brings Asian Design Collectibles Direct To Market / Hong Kong

theW+: The Artling Brings Asian Design Collectibles Direct To Market / Hong Kong

This month Singapore based, The Artling (@theartling) - an art consultancy and online gallery- made an Autumn splash in Hong Kong with a pop up "Collectible Design" Exhibition at the Pun+Projects (@pun_projects) space. Pun+Projects- an initiative by Yangon and Hong Kong based entrepreneural Creative Ivan Pun, shares the gallery with MacNamara Art Projects at the buzzy and creative Wong Chuk Hang Industrial District- home to many art galleries, Fashion studios, creative agencies, and furniture showrooms.

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This show is the first Initiative by The Artling to present their Design offerings within a physical space for the Hong Kong market. Since 2013, The Artling has made a strong effort to make a name with their direct-to-customer portal for Asian Contemporary Art, and now that the wheels are greased- they've expanded to present a curated selection of design products made by a pool of independent and emerging Asian talent.

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 My friend Yifawn, publisher of Orientations magazine finds a friend- a mirror with paddle handcrafted in Thailand. 

My friend Yifawn, publisher of Orientations magazine finds a friend- a mirror with paddle handcrafted in Thailand. 

On exhibit (and sold direct on the gallery floor)- are beautiful works from India's Claymen, Taiwan's Pile Up Life, Thailand's FabuLess, Korea's Ok Kim, and our very own Lim + Lu - plus a few special pieces from the Pun+Projects own Myanmar handcrafted brand, Paribawga (@paribawgafurniture).

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 My favorite piece... Marble bookends by FabuLess. 

My favorite piece... Marble bookends by FabuLess. 

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Show ends October 28th.

This blog post was made possible with the Camera, Photo, and SquareSpace apps, all on the iPhone Xs Max.

VISIT The Artling x Pun+Projects . 202 The Factory, 1 Yip Street, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong . W: http://www.theartling.com

JJ.

theW+: William Lim's Art Collection in Dialogue With AAA Auction Pieces / Hong Kong

theW+: William Lim's Art Collection in Dialogue With AAA Auction Pieces / Hong Kong

theW+ Design: Guava Sketches / Manila

theW+ Design: Guava Sketches / Manila