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Her reflections on the past led to scholarly work and publications
that shed new light on processes and practices of the past and relate
them to the present.
This constant interplay between the twin poles of creative and academic
work at an exceedingly high level particularly distinguishes her.

- Citation for awarding Kai-Yin Lo as "World's Best Chinese Designer”, 2007

…… your books are so very impressive
- the way you look at art, design, and life in a holistic fashion
is very special and that you do it with a historical understanding
and true connoisseurship makes you rare indeed.

- Jan Stuart, Keeper of Asia, the British Museum, 2011

Edited by Kaiyin Lo

  • Living Heritage - Vernacular Environment in China

    Living Heritage - Vernacular Environment in China

    (1999) in English and Chinese
    Essays by : Ronald G Knapp, Kai-Yin Lo, Puay-peng Ho
    Edited by : Kai-Yin Lo and Puay-peng Ho
    Catalogue of Exhibition held at City Hall, Hong Kong, June 26 - July 6, 2000 and at China Institute, New York, January 24 - June 10, 2001

    A pathfinding account with beautiful photographs on living patterns in five regions of vernacular China

    Published by Chinese Institute of America and Yungmingtang.

My favourite books

  • 01. A History of the World in 100 Objects

    01. A History of the World in 100 Objects

    by Neil MacGregor (2011) English Edition
    This book sees the Director of the British Museum provide fascinating insights into our world’s epic history. Spanning everything from tools to great works of art, McGregor’s 100 seemingly disparate choices from his Museum give us a new understanding and insight into humanity’s shared endeavours these last 2,000,000 years.