Brilliantly illustrated by Michael Freeman's photography and commentary, this stunning book is the first thorough view of the design revolution under way in the Orient. - See how imaginative architects and designers are re-interpreting time-honoured styles in new and exciting forms - from the breathtaking city-scapes of Beijing and Shanghai to the intricacy of design motifs - to convey the flavour of 21st-century Asia. - Includes work by a raft of innovative young Asian designers and architects, including Zhang Xin and her award-winning Commune by the Great Wall. Westerners will have much to learn from the clearly explained Oriental conceptual approaches to space. - A unique source of information and inspiration for all those concerned with the art of stylish modern living.