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Little treasure from Kanazawa

This little lacquer box was delicately decorated with a crane in silver on a cinnabar red background. Something I found most interesting were a few ivory picks inside. I read later from a… Continue reading

Where there is no plastic

Where there is no plastic: You can just see things made by coconut, bamboo, clay, shell, wood, leaves….from our nature. Pictured in Burma

Our journey

SOIL, established in Spring 2012, aims to offer a new perspective and experience to crafts, through design research, cultural projects and spontaneous retail opportunities.  SOIL’s visual identity, designed by Ken Lo, simulated the… Continue reading

original design: SOIL x Chau So-hing

After sunset…. Fly me to the moon Let me play among the stars Limited edition lacquerware design by Chau So-hing

Something Old, Something New

Everything has its own beauty, If, we are willing to discover. Sometimes, an old object values beyond the others, That its presence indicates how people lived and created in the past. As the… Continue reading

Sunset at Irrawaddy River

Irrawaddy River flows from north to south through Burma.  It’s the country’s largest river and most important commercial waterway.   The sunset at Irrawaddy River is one of the most memorable scenes when we’re… Continue reading

Craftopia, a crafty way to help

Craftopia is a community project advocated by Benny Lau who is best recognized as a graphics designer, an illustrator as well as a product designer. In recent years, Benny has been engaged more… Continue reading