The art boutique sells unique products from our resident artists, assistants, local and global museums and art galleries. We sell original artworks, art-inspired products, specialty products from Taiwan and Guilin, and household items that are both practical and beautiful. The creativity behind the design and craftsmanship of these products embodies ‘beauty in life’, providing a new perspective that will enrich your cultural life.
Dr. Handmade Soap
Dr. Handmade soap is the most popular brand in Taiwan, which has been accredited as one of the one hundred of tourism specialties. All soaps are 100% natural and handmade which can nourish your skin and delight your sense!
Hung Yi--Lovely Horses
Hung Yi is Taiwanese artist whose work, inspired by Taiwanese culture and day-to-day life in Taiwan, is loved by many. Hung Yi works in a playful, hybrid style full of bright, Pop art hues, cartoonish figures and traditional motifs, patterns and lettering. He was invited to have his solo exhibition in Hakone Open-Air Museum in Japan in 2013. It’s hoped that this pair of lovely horses will bring you happiness, positive energy and good fortune.
The Old City of Taipei Series
This series is in memory of the old city of Taipei.
My Beauty Diary Masks
My Beauty Diary Masks is originated from Taiwan. My Beauty Diary specializes in facial masks suitable for various seasons and skin types. It is made of natural ingredients, proven effective and aims at making skin look younger and more radiant.
Jimmy is a Taiwanese illustrator as well as a picture book writer. His picture book A Chance of Sunshine(向左走, 向右走), which was published in 1999, was voted “One of the Ten Most Influential Books” by the Taiwanese bookstore chain, Kingstones. Jimmy’s books have been translated into dozens of languages and sold around the world. His pictures are characterized by their use of striking, bold colours and depict central figures that often appear small in the foreground, suggesting the viewpoint of a child in the wide, sometimes sinister, world, or to hint at loneliness.
Selected Guilin Specialties
Guilin specialty is as wonderful as its landscape. Guilin chili sauce, used widely in cooking by locals, is made of fresh chili, garlic, and fermented soybeans, and is considered one of Guilin's Three Treasures. The other two of the Three Treasures are Guilin Sanhua Jiu (Guilin three-flower liquor which is distilled from rice); and Guilin pickled tofu (Guilin dou fu ru). The "Three Treasures of Guilin" is called Guilin San Bao in Chinese. Lipu taro, osmanthus flower tea and luo han fruit (fruit of Siraitia grosvenori) are also recommended.