In China, decorating with auspicious patterns dates back thousands of years and remains popular today. It has strong ties with tradition, and provides insight into Chinese philosophies about nature, religion, morality and government. This book examines traditional auspicious patterns as well as those that combine motifs from different categories.
Zhu Wen works as an architect in Shanghai. She has contributed to the design of many important structures and published several books.
Liu Shenghui began working as a professional photographer in 1997, and has published over thirty photographic collections related to interior design in China.