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Angela Chen

Angela Chen


High-key an English and Media Studies double major at the University of Toronto. Low-key a self-proclaimed artisanal food connoisseur. However, it's very safe to say that one facet eclipses the other.

How To Use Hinoki In Your Home

By | Design & Development, IPPINKA BLOG Working

Japan is home to constant innovation, however, tradition never dies. At the intersection of these two worlds, you can find the wonder that is hinoki wood. This lumber is by far the most in-demand building material and well loved by many. When thinking about Japanese culture, wood is almost intrinsic to the day to day […]

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HEM: Flat Packed Furniture Range

By | IPPINKA BLOG, Product Stories Working

Packing is never as easy as we think it to be when it comes time. Furniture is perhaps the most troublesome aspect. However, we no longer have to fear. A Swedish design brand is exploring the possibility of having high-end design be completely mobile. These pieces have the ability to be flat-packed for easy transportation. […]

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Reclaimed Wood Writer’s Studio

By | IPPINKA BLOG, Product Stories Working

The tiny house movement is taking the world by storm. As a rebellion against the capitalist mindset of “more is more”, people have started to get back to nature and bask in the comfort of simplicity. The best aspect of what has resulted from this movement is the peace of living in a quiet atmosphere, […]

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