Monthly Archives: September 2012

Mooncakes Shangri La Hotel Bangkok 2012

A selection of some unusual mooncakes from Asia

Mooncakes Shangri La Hotel Bangkok 2012

Mooncakes are synonymous with the Mid-Autumn Festival, originally a harvest festival celebrated by the ethnic Chinese across Asia, dating from over 3,000 years ago.

The second most important festival after the Lunar New Year or Spring festival to the Chinese, this event, also known as Mooncake Festival, takes place on every 15th day of the eighth month of the Lunar calendar, which will fall on September 30 this year.
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Four Seasons Beijing

Four Seasons to open first property in Beijing

Four Seasons Beijing

The Four Seasons hotel brand continues its expansion in China with the opening of its first property in Beijing. The opening is scheduled for September 28.

Located in the Lingmahe area of the Central Business District, the Four Seasons Beijing will be the 88th property of the brand worldwide.
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leica m9 black

Apple design director to create Leica photo camera

leica m9 black

Leica and Apple, two of the most desired brands in the world of design, are getting together to produce yet another fascinating — and very expensive — product.

The German photography company is working with Jonathan Ive, Apple’s Senior VP of Industrial Design, on the design of a one-off version set to be auctioned for charity.
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Bentley Suite

The St. Regis Hotel New York debuts the Bentley Suite

Bentley Suite

After the Tiffany, Dior and Bottega Veneta suites, the St. Regis Hotel is unveiling The Bentley Suite this fall in its New York location.

The theme suite will include décor touches reminiscent of designs by British carmaker Bentley Motors such as black leather tile floors and a sleigh bed made out of Bentley’s signature burled wood.
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