Disorientation

Taiwanese American writer Elaine Hsieh Chou’s debut novel, Disorientation, is a sharp, nuanced portrait of navigating relationships and institutions as an Asian American woman. Told through a quick-witted, satirical whodunnit, the novel follows the journey of PhD student Ingrid Yang when she uncovers a secret related to her thesis that quickly unravels her life. With gripping surrealism and pertinent characterizations, Chou captures the specific experiences plaguing …

Red Wing Heritage’s Collaborative Collection with Taiwanese Laundromat, Want Show Laundry

30 boots auctioned on eBay benefit a centralized reselling platform designed for Taiwanese shop owners

Red Wing Heritage taps Taichung, Taiwan laundromat Want Show Laundry owners Chang Wan-ji and Hsu Sho-er for an edition of the brand’s popular Out of Fashion series, which spotlights individuals who embody the footwear company’s longstanding ethos. To accompany a visually rich and delightful editorial spread, the two parties collaborated on a collection of 30 rare, one-off and previously unseen Red Wing boots to benefit …

Minimalist Japanese and Taiwanese Homewares at Native & Co

Primal forms and honest materials under one roof at this Notting Hill shop

The founders of new London interior design store Native & Co, British-Japanese Chris Yoshiro-Green and Taiwan-born Sharon Jo-Yun Hung, met while studying at the Chelsea College of Art and Central Saint Martins (CSM) in London. As part of the research for a CSM project about Taiwanese aboriginal culture, the design duo lived with some of the native tribes of Taiwan and learned about their craft …