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JIA Inc.


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1601-2, Tower III, Phase One, Enterprise Square
No. 9 Sheung Yuet Rd
Kowloon Bay
HKG
www.jia-inc.com
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Phone: 852-2750-5571
Fax: 852-2757-6032
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Connie Lo

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Jacqueline Shen

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JIA - Steamer Set - The method of steaming food was invented during the Han Dynasty thousands of years ago. Legend has it that General Han Xin made cooking utensils from bamboo and wood to cook food with steam. Through history, steaming has evolved to be one of the most iconic and essential cooking techniques in the Chinese culinary lexicon. The steamer basket replaces the traditional bamboo base with terracotta. This natural material has efficient liquid absorbing characteristics, meaning it can absorb any excess moisture generated during steaming, ensuring that the food is perfectly moist. The steamer pot and lid are made from fireproof ceramic, which has excellent heat resistance compared to regular stoneware, making it less likely to crack at higher temperatures. The JIA steamer pot can be used on open flame gas stoves and in both conventional and microwave ovens.
JIA - Rice Cooker Set - The aroma of the cooking rice fills the air. A bowl of pristine white rice is the best complement for most everyday meals. With the help of inner pot, measuring cup and serving spoon, the steamer can make perfectly cooked rice. The inner pot is able to seal in the flavor and drive moisture into the rice, making the rice soft and fluffy. When the rice is cooked give it a quick stir with the serving spoon to distribute the moisture and coat the grains evenly for better taste and texture. A bowl of snowy steamed rice is a symbol of a warm welcome and hospitality.
JIA - Steam Poacher - Cooking with Steam Steaming food has always been at the core of Chinese gastronomy. The Steam Poacher, paired with the original JIA Steamer Set, elevating the technique to new heights and offering a range of exciting new culinary possibilities. The JIA Steam Poacher is inspired by the concept of steamer pots from China's Yunnan province, which circulate the steam to distribute the heat more evenly. This method of cooking preserves the natural flavor of the food along with the vitamins and minerals, which are often lost with other forms of cooking. The JIA Steam Poacher enables you to effortlessly explore new and creative culinary ideas. From enticing appetizers and satisfying entrées to specialty desserts you will enjoy the pleasure of steam cooking to the fullest.
JIA - The Prep, Rolling Mortar - The more the wheel roles, the more flavorful life is. The more flavorful life is, the closer you are to home. Just a few rolls from the wooden wheel pestle, keeps homemade flavors on your mind. Inspired by Chinese ancient ceramic tea mortars, “The Prep, Rolling Mortar” is designed to crush mixed spices, tea leaves, Chinese herb medicines, and so on. Prepping for meals or condiments, it’s as easy as rolling of a mortar.
JIA - Wok & Untensils - A truly authentic wok designed for use in the modern home. Authenticity is the keyword for the Wok and Utensils designed by Office for Product Design. Carbon steel, stainless steel and natural magnolia wood are beautifully crafted together in harmony. Carbon steel is a material long used for making woks. It is strong, durable and conducts heat quickly and evenly. No artificial coating is used, meaning it can be seasoned to create a natural non-stick coating. Magnolia grows slowly and gives a wood characterized for its strength, density and hardness. The designer chose it to go with carbon steel to form this unpretentious, highly functional wok design. The Wok and utensils invites you to try out creative Chinese home cuisine and makes a pleasing focal point when presented on the table.
JIA - Sino - Knifes & Chopping Board - 'Sino' is a compact set of kitchen knives with a unique Chinese character designed to address most domestic cooking needs. The set includes a large chef's knife and a smaller paring knife, both with advanced ceramic blades which are specifically suited for cutting and slicing without the need for regular resharpening. In contrast, the traditional Chinese cleaver has a durable stainless steel blade which combines the weight required for chopping with the sharpness necessary for more delicate cutting operations. This careful consideration of materiality is further reflected in the matching double sided chopping board. Machined from laminated bamboo, it has an edge grain cutting side and an opposing end grain chopping surface which can withstand the impact of the cleaver without damaging its blade.
JIA - Scenery Knife Block Collection - As a continuation of the Sino Knives and Chopping Board Collection the unique Scenery Knife Block Collection is delicately designed to complement all kitchen knives flawlessly as storage. The Scenery knife block made of bamboo is designated for the Sino Chinese cleaver only with easy access and simple storage. The translucent matt finish brings a poetic feel to the knife block and is especially designed for ceramic knife. To extend the Sino concept further, the universal knife block and terra cotta utensil holder are introduced to fit every kitchen knife and cooking utensils as ample storage. And the best part is that you can be rearranged freely to suit every need in the kitchen and utilize the space efficiently.
JIA - Ding - Oven Dish - Designer smartly uses two protruding points as a simple mechanism to joint two actual identical pieces, while turning one of them upside down, together. Thus, you can choose from different combination of the products to suit your baking needs.
JIA - Ding - Mitt - A layer of insulating cotton and silicone lies within the neutral exterior fabric to improve thermal insulation. Silicone anti-slip dots added to the outer layer of mitts provide enhanced grip.
JIA - Abundance - Airtight Caniste - In traditional Chinese households, the character meaning “abundance” is often seen on rice containers, symbolizing richness and full crop stock. Made from terra cotta, a simple common material.
JIA - Abundance - Multifunction Food Box - The traces of busy silhouettes in the kitchen along with delicious home cooked soup, stew, or ragout are full of love. Serve plenty of love in the containers, close them firmly and arrange them in an orderly fashion. Once you go for a family outing, they can be taken out at any moment to reveal once again the tenderness and deliciousness of kitchen.
JIA - Aperitif time - Dou Plate - Chinese have been very meticulous about the etiquettes for different occasions. The high-stemmed “Dou” plates were dinnerware from early Qin dynasty used for ceremonies. The tall and slender stem of the plate was designed based on how nobles sat kneeling down, and such design allows you to take food out conveniently from teh plate. An irregular surface adds a touch of tenderness to the plates. This Dou plate reinvented by modern methods with different heights can make your dining table more colourful; they can also be used to decorate your home.
JIA - AperitifTime - Snack Box - Snack boxes originated from Six Dynasties and during Ming dynasty it was known as “Quan” boxes, meaning "completion" and "assembling". People took the pronunciation of "Quan", which is the homonym to the Chinese character signifying "complete" or even "perfection". At festive occasions, the boxes can be used to serve all types of dry fruits and canapes. Small and large boxes with a combination of opaque and smooth surfaces, as well as a variety of color selections, can be piled up or used individually, allowing you to maximize your creativity on the dining table.
JIA - Bowl&Chopsticks - Fudo - In searching for the origin of the bowl and chopsticks, designer Masayuki Kurokawa is inspired by the two elements that nurture all living beings, wind and soil or in this native language “Fudo”. The result are a bowl with profile that is a direct yet subtle symbolization of palms slowly closing in on mouth and a pair of chopsticks represents twigs, which are perhaps the ultimate origin of these two utensils. Shaped by nature and patterned by wind and soil, “Fudo” is a duo of bone china bowl that intuitively fit within your palms, and a pair of humble chopsticks in ebony wood that impeccably pick up flavors offered by earth.
JIA - Bowl&Chopsticks - Kkini - Inspired by traditional Korean Dolsot stone bowl for bimbimbap, designer Seung Yong Song reinterprets the warmest and fondest memories in this simple stoneware bowl. Though hard as stone, this bowl carries the joy and tenderness felt at home. The bamboo lid, once lifted, reveals the steam from food reminiscent happiness from family gathering. Pleasure is an effortless thing, and this simple bowl brings back the simplest satisfaction in life.
JIA - Calligraphy - Cutlery(POM) - In imitating the calligraphic lines of Shou Jin Ti created by the emperor Song Hui Zong who wrote with lightness and speed without losing the body of each stroke, designers combine the calligraphic lines with stainless steel and POM to translate the Asian aesthetics of movement and strength into this cutlery set. The handle of the cutlery match the finishing brushstroke in calligraphy while the thickness is ideal for the force exerted by each user. * POM (Polyoxymethylene): It is a light yet hard plastic based material with rigidity and elasticity that is heat resistant. It can be used in a variety of production without chaning its natural quality. It is often used to produce intricate parts in engineering and medical equipments which require a high level of rigidity and a low friction coefficient.
JIA - Calligraphy - Cutlery(Stainless Steel) - In imitating the calligraphic lines of Shou Jin Ti created by the emperor Song Hui Zong who wrote with lightness and speed without losing the body of each stroke, designers combine the calligraphic lines with stainless steel and POM to translate the Asian aesthetics of movement and strength into this cutlery set. The handle of the cutlery match the finishing brushstroke in calligraphy while the thickness is ideal for the force exerted by each user.
JIA_Caligraphy-Seafood and Chopsticks set - In imitating the calligraphic lines of Shou Jin Ti created by the emperor Song Hui Zong who wrote with lightness and speed without losing the body of each stroke, designers combine the calligraphic lines with stainless steel and POM to translate the Asian aesthetics of movement and strength into this set of chopsticks and seafood cutlery. The handle of the cutlery match the finishing brushstroke in calligraphy while the thickness is ideal for the force exerted by each user.
JIA - Ding - Bowl - Ding, the oldest cookware in Chinese culture, is the origin of culinary arts and all flavors. Inspired by ancient Chinese bronze Ding, designer seamlessly merged the classic shape with practical function, creates a Ding that fits modern cooking needs. Ding Bowl following the inspiration from ancient Chinese Ding.
JIA - Emptiness - Dinnerware - Clay is fashioned into vessels; but it is on their empty hollowness, that their use depends. Therefore, what has a (positive) existence serves for profitable adaptation, and what has not that for (actual) usefulness. The minimal design and the attention to details are to awaken the sense of touch while in use. With no ambition to translate the philosophy of the center figure of Chinese Taoism, Lao Tsze (500B.C.), designer tries to record her understanding for this master’s thinking:harmony between the being (you) and the non-being (wu). To keep the design as minimal as possible is to encourage the user to notice the void emptiness, the hollow part that people put food in/on.Consistent and floating lines in this series have made your own free combination on the table a fun and an artistic event.
JIA x Paola - Plates - Invited by the renowned Parisian design store Merci, JIA Inc.’s "Emptiness" series designed by Kate Chung, has been selected to be paired with the hand-drawn patterns created by master designer Paola Navone. It is the result of a joint effort between Taiwan and Italy and has become a rare masterwork that has captivated the world.
JIA - Family Belongings - HULU Serveware Small Set - In the past, farmers from Northern China used naturally dried HULUs (gourds) to scoop water and wash rice. Tableware and eating utensils were considered essential family belongings that connected everyone to the same table, symbolizing harmony and a sense of home. Today, people acquire material desires too easily, losing the sense of attachment to ordinary objects. JIA Inc. reinvents traditional family objects using porcelain to give new meaning to simple, rustic utensils and to encourage the reflection of the true meaning of family and home. Designer Yung-Ho Chang breaks the rule of 6 by 6 dinnerware set. These organic shape plates offer an alternative way of preparing and sharing food in your own creative way.
JIA - Family Belongings - HULU Dinnerware - In the past, farmers from Northern China used naturally dried HULUs (gourds) to scoop water and wash rice. Tableware and eating utensils were considered essential family belongings that connected everyone to the same table, symbolizing harmony and a sense of home. Today, people acquire material desires too easily, losing the sense of attachment to ordinary objects. JIA Inc. reinvents traditional family objects using porcelain to give new meaning to simple, rustic utensils and to encourage the reflection of the true meaning of family and home. Designer Yung-Ho Chang breaks the rule of 6 by 6 dinnerware set. These organic shape plates offer an alternative way of preparing and sharing food in your own creative way. The largest flat plate may be used for the main dish, while the medium-size plates are perfect for appetizers and snacks. The dinnerware set includes a soup bowl that is also appropriate for noodle soups. Mix and match the plates according to the foods and occasions for all the more fun.
JIA - Family Belongings - HULU Sauce Dish - In the past, farmers from Northern China used naturally dried HULUs (gourds) to scoop water and wash rice. Tableware and eating utensils were considered essential family belongings that connected everyone to the same table, symbolizing harmony and a sense of home. Today, people acquire material desires too easily, losing the sense of attachment to ordinary objects. JIA Inc. reinvents traditional family objects using porcelain to give new meaning to simple, rustic utensils and to encourage the reflection of the true meaning of family and home. Sauces have always been an important element of Chinese cuisine. This set of miniature HULU are designed for the holding and pouring of various kinds of sauces.
JIA - Family Belongings - HULU O&V Set - In the past, farmers from Northern China used naturally dried HULUs (gourds) to scoop water and wash rice. Tableware and eating utensils were considered essential family belongings that connected everyone to the same table, symbolizing harmony and a sense of home. In this re-interpretation of the oil and vinegar set, flowing and intersecting lines are cleverly incorporated into the curvatures of the gourd. HULU Pas de Deux portrays a couple caressing forms in dance and implies a link to the Chinese character(Xi), “double happiness”.
JIA - Family Belongings - HULU S&P Set - In the past, farmers from Northern China used naturally dried HULUs (gourds) to scoop water and wash rice. Tableware and eating utensils were considered essential family belongings that connected everyone to the same table, symbolizing harmony and a sense of home. In Feng-Shui, the gourd serves as the instrument to block the evil and invite the good. And the shape of the gourd also resembles the Chinese character of “(Ji)” – meaning good fortune. Using high quality acrylic, HULU Salt & Pepper Set serves such as the lucky charm and a happy element on the dining table.
JIA - Family Belongings - HULU Liquor Container - In the past, farmers from Northern China used naturally dried HULUs (gourds) to scoop water and wash rice. Tableware and eating utensils were considered essential family belongings that connected everyone to the same table, symbolizing harmony and a sense of home. The HULU has been used for natural containers since the Chou Dynasty (1066 BC-770 BC). In wedding ceremonies of this period, brides and grooms exchanged drinks from a HULU that was cut into two halves. This ritual symbolized the harmony of yin and yang, while the making of one entity from two parts represented the beginning of the Home for newlyweds. In Asian countries, wine/liquor is consumed both warm and cold. When used for either temperature of wine, the double wall mouth blown wine glass keeps the wine in desirable temperature for longer period.
JIA - Family Belongings - HULU Red Wine Decanter - In the past, farmers from Northern China used naturally dried HULUs (gourds) to scoop water and wash rice. Tableware and eating utensils were considered essential family belongings that connected everyone to the same table, symbolizing harmony and a sense of home. The wine decanter takes the organic form of the HULU, enlivening the dining experience. When in use, wider round body allows enough room for aeration. Stainless steel filter can separate wine sediment and aerate the wine to fully develop its aroma and taste. Base holder is used to secure decanter and to adjust the position of the decanter to optimize the exposure to air.
JIA - Family Bowls (Black) - Bamboo and porcelain, two quintessentially warm Chinese materials, are combined through innovative techniques and made purely by hand to create tableware suitable for contemporary use. Chinese love to eat. Besides that, Chinese love to eat with a full table, with everything served and on display at the same time. These family bowls share a simple slanted rim. The combination of porcelain and bamboo creates warmth and love for a family meal.
JIA - Family Bowls (White) - Bamboo and porcelain, two quintessentially warm Chinese materials, are combined through innovative techniques and made purely by hand to create tableware suitable for contemporary use. Chinese love to eat. Besides that, Chinese love to eat with a full table, with everything served and on display at the same time. These family bowls share a simple slanted rim. The combination of porcelain and bamboo creates warmth and love for a family meal.
JIA - Lotus Leaf (white, all porcelain) - The space between the surface of a table and the plates imitates the relationship between water and lotus leaves and creates a dynamic scene.
JIA - Lantern&Shade - Lantern often takes a symbolic role in Chinese culture. While a lantern is being hung up, it often says that an important event, such as weddings or festive happenings is going on. Lantern and Shade modernize the classic lantern lines, using mouth blown glass and polyresin to compose the interaction between lights, shades and your creativity.
JIA - Persona Tea Cups - A family of simple teacups which initially seem identical but soon show their own subtle personality. The basic silhouette of 'Persona' is a contemporary reinterpretation of the traditional Chinese tea cup with lid. Closer inspection reveals a series of individual texture like patterns which are almost more tactile than visual. The true quality of these cups are only fully appreciated once held in the hand or up against the light, when the translucency of the delicate porcelain accentuates the patterns.
JIA - Purple Clay Coffee Set - Purple clay is natural clay unique to China, discovered around Taihu in Jiangsu during the Northern Song Dynasty. (1000-1200 A.D.). When fired, the purple clay assumes a fine and sandy texture that retains the temperature of the tea held inside longer than ordinary ceramics. Teapots made out of Zisha clay are highly prized because their unglazed surface absorbs traces of the beverage, creating a more complex flavor. Reminders of the Earth’s Warmth and Changes Over Time JIA Inc. partnered with Gearlab from Taiwan to create a one-of-a-kind coffee pot that makes use of Purple clay’s unique material qualities. The unglazed sandy texture of natural purple clay is reminiscent of the warmth of the earth. After extended use, the purple clay coffee pot takes on the fragrance of your preferred coffee blend and the warmth of your hands. Your memories will fill this coffee pot and cup, making them your own.
JIA - Rice - Dinnerware - Rice grain porcelain is a traditional Chinese porcelain technique dating back to the Ming dynasty. (A.D. 1368). It is characterized by a refined and semi translucent finish. Adopting this traditional craftsmanship, RICE plays with the subtle contrast between glazed and un-glazes finishes to create a set of daily dinnerware with a delicate sophistication.
JIA - Rice - Tea Set - Rice grain porcelain is a traditional Chinese porcelain technique dating back to the Ming dynasty. (A.D. 1368). It is characterized by a refined and translucent finish. Adopting this traditional craftsmanship, RICE plays with the subtle contrast between glazed and un-glazes finishes to create a set of daily dinnerware and tea set with a delicate sophistication. Tea savor has long been adopted by the intellectuals since ancient times in order to settle down their minds, to cultivate for a better temper, and to reach a upper level of the self-accomplishment. With a profound historical and cultural background, the Gaiwan, consist of lid, cup, and saucer has become a quintessential vessel for tea savoring. Tea savor has become a prestige and exquisite ceremony to relive the life of the intellectuals of the past and to get a closer look at the Chinese tradition.
JIA - Taste - Condiment Set - 'Taste' is a tabletop condiment set which allows for a wide range of seasoning and condiments to be assembled to suit individual taste and culinary customs - Western and Asian alike. Various tops can be combined to allow for different types of condiments, including salt, pepper, oil, vinegar, chilli and spices. 'Taste' can even accommodate tooth picks which are commonly found alongside the condiments. Hiding the transparent glass bottles in a plywood stand, the condiment set invites discovery. Ingeniously, the round-bottom design of the bottles prevents them from standing on their own, prompting the user to return them to the stand after use and that way ensuring the table remains orderly and uncluttered.
JIA - Transit Vase - "The superior man seeks to perfect the admirable qualities of men, and does not seek to perfect their bad qualities.” «Confucian Analects» Bamboo is a durable evergreen plant that stands tall despite extreme conditions. The Chinese consider bamboo as representing the ideal qualities of the superior man: the inner hollowness representing humility and durability in all conditions representing incorruptibility and moral fortitude. Inspired by the shape of the bamboo stalk, German design team designscheider has created a tranquil centerpiece for the modern home. Without flowers, the vase can stand along as a glowing centerpiece; or with flowers the combination of materials heightens the essence and vitality of whatever is showcased within. The semi-translucent duotone glass is a result of craftsmanship from the Qing Dynasty. Fired at high temperatures, it is a product of only the most skilled glass-blowers, who formed the vase piece by piece.
JIA-Ironware Cast Iron Kettle - Water, often underappreciated but is truly the key element that significantly improve the flavor when brewing tea. Boiling water with cast iron kettle will refine the taste of water and using the water to brew tea will give the tea a more pleasant and well-rounded flavor. Made with casting molten hot iron into wax molds, the JIA cast iron kettle not only feature excellent heat distribution, retention and improve the taste of water but doing so with much more refined design elements like integrated trivets for the kettle and the lid. The JIA cast iron kettle is truly a modern Chinese design inspired from traditional wisdom.
JIA-Hand Drip Coffee - JIA hand drip coffee is carefully designed to fuse the eastern design language with western lifestyle while upgrading the function to bring a better coffee brewing experience and taste to daily life. The JIA Inc. hand drip coffee includes two types of double-wall ceramic drippers, server, dripper sit & ring, together completes all you need for a cup of perfect coffee. The design of the double-wall porcelain dripper presents excellent heat retention and ensures an even brewing temperature and is also suitable for beginner to make an outstanding coffee.
JIA - Aroma Hidden Fragrance - "Dream of the Red Chamber" is the greatest love story in Chinese culture. In this literary masterpiece "The Grand View Garden" is an enormous landscaped interior garden and depicted as the setting throughout the novel. One particular place called the Hengwu Court is designed to explore the sense of smell with neutral colors and minimal backdrops. The sense of smell intensifies with the help of exotic plants in full bloom. And the "JIA Aroma Hidden Fragrance" is designed based on the similar concept as the Hengwu Court. The sense of smell will strengthen while blindfold or without the interference of the visual.
JIA-Aureole Cold Air Diffuser - The legend has it that in Chinese mythology Nuwa is the guardian of Heaven and Earth, hand-crafted mankind from clay. She repaired the pillars of heaven and forged 36501 pieces of mystic stones to patch up the azure sky in order to save human lives. And the "JIA Aroma Aureole Cold Air Diffuser" is derived from this beautiful ancient fable. The essential oil is extracted from the plants that grow on the planet and disperses all-natural aroma that flows all around and lingers between heaven and earth.
JIA-Bowl, dish, and chopsticks - This handy and space-saving bowl & chopsticks collection includes two sizes of bowls, a dish, a pair of chopsticks, and chopstick rests that are perfect life companions for your everyday use from kitchen preparation to dining table. The nesting vessels with three different colors are functional and beautiful pieces individually for preparation, serving, or dining as well as for convenient storage. The organic shape of bowls are for easy grip and suitable to rest the chopsticks or cutlery. These bowls are fun and eye-catching to add more color to your everyday meals.
JIA-Chopsitcks rest - The wave of the ocean, the traces left after a crab’s climbing, and the sand swirl under the sea where shrimps love to stay. Three different patterns on the chopsticks rests are there for you to experience the wonderland under the sea and the seafood on the table.
JIA - Curio Box - Infatuated with rare antiques, the Qing Dynasty Emperor’s collection includes a Garland of Treasures, small but precious artifacts covering a wide range of materials and forms. It’s nicknamed as the Emperor’s Toy Chest during the reign of Qianlong. Each curio box is well designed and filled with delights. When fully closed it turns a column square and can rotate in 360 degrees. It turns into a folding screen when expanded 180 degrees horizontally. The detachable handle is designed to make the box easy to carry. The curio box is ideal for collecting cherished crafts and accessories and full of surprises every time it’s played. The Curio Box is no longer an exclusive to the regal period and has become a luxury in the enjoyment. The ingenious design continues to fascinate art lovers, adding more excitement in the unique glamour of curio box.
JIA - Four Seasons Glass Set - The melancholy of flowers is uncovered under light spring drizzle. Whilst willows in summer sway through the cool breeze. Autumn sees the reflection of bright moonlight in glasses. And during winter, the warmth of spring is again eagerly awaited. Admire the landscape of four seasons while savoring each season's specialty. Different tints of the glass layered out display an example of beauty just as in a calligraphic painting, while the clear translucence of a spring plate, a summer glass, an autumn bowl and a winter cup complete the full cycle of another year. "Four Seasons Glass Set" is your essential companion to enjoy each season. From aperitif and beverage to main course and dessert, this set completes a table of delectable gastronomy with rich visual beauty and flavors all in your hands.
JIA-Calligraphy Cutlery (PVD) - In imitating the calligraphic lines of Shou Jin Ti created by the emperor Song Hui Zong who wrote with lightness and speed without losing the body of each stroke, designers combine the calligraphic lines with stainless steel and PVD coating to translate the Asian esthetics of movement and strength into this cutlery set. The handle of the cutlery match the finishing brushstroke in calligraphy while the thickness is ideal for the force exerted by each user.
Bamboo Charcoal Filter Bottle - Where there is water, there is life. Life is originated from water and water is of major importance of all living things. Water is, seen as the basic of all materials and essential to all forms of life. ?Guanzi.Shui Di? Water nourishes all beings; the existence of all depends on water. It is no longer a luxury to have quality water at your disposal whether at work, at home or on a trip. The JIA Inc. Bamboo Charcoal Filter Bottler features a bamboo charcoal ¬filter core, when immersed in water; it will balance the pH value, purify impurities and soften the water to make it taste even better. The bottle features a double-walled vacuumed insulated stainless steel body and a leak-proof lid to keep your water at your desired temperature for up to 6 hours.
JIA - Monolithic Cookware - Cookware is used in everyday life to create the taste found in home-cooked food. Fine cast texture, lightweight aluminum, simple lines and graceful curves come together in the design that feels just right. The rustic, unpretentious, undisturbed and low-key style brings out the colors and the tastiness of cuisines. Cooking fumes and food aromas greet us: this is what home smells like! The great Japanese industrial designer, Naoto Fukasawa, observed carefully the instincts and intuition when people prepare dishes using cooking tools and kitchen utensils, and designed cookware sets for JIA Inc. that are suitable for people to use at home. Three different models of cookware with three sets of cookware accessories are suitable for use in every kitchen. They make it easier to create cuisines from around the world and to cook various everyday dishes that satisfy the tastes of every family member.
JIA - Steamer ? - Steaming is more joyful and colorful than ever with the new JIA (steamer). The exciting new (steamer) empowers the user by offering even more customization option with more colors and materials to choose from. The user can always find the perfect solution to match their cooking and lifestyle.
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  • The method of steaming food was invented during the Han Dynasty thousands
of years ago. Legend has it that General Han Xin made cooking utensils from
bamboo and wood to cook food with steam. Through history, steaming has
evolved to be one of the most iconic and essential cooking techniques in the
Chinese culinary lexicon.
The steamer basket replaces the traditional bamboo base with terracotta. This
natural material has efficient liquid absorbing characteristics, meaning it can
absorb any excess moisture generated during steaming, ensuring that the food
is perfectly moist.
The steamer pot and lid are made from fireproof ceramic, which has excellent
heat resistance compared to regular stoneware, making it less likely to crack at
higher temperatures. The JIA steamer pot can be used on open flame gas
stoves and in both conventional and microwave ovens.
  • The aroma of the cooking rice fills the air. A bowl of pristine white rice is the best complement for most everyday meals. With the help of inner pot, measuring cup and serving spoon, the steamer can make perfectly cooked rice. The inner pot is able to seal in the flavor and drive moisture into the rice, making the rice soft and fluffy. When the rice is cooked give it a quick stir with the serving spoon to distribute the moisture and coat the grains evenly for better taste and texture.

A bowl of snowy steamed rice is a symbol of a warm welcome and hospitality.
  • Cooking with Steam
Steaming food has always been at the core of Chinese gastronomy.
The Steam Poacher, paired with the original JIA Steamer Set, elevating
the technique to new heights and offering a range of exciting new
culinary possibilities.
The JIA Steam Poacher is inspired by the concept of steamer pots
from China's Yunnan province, which circulate the steam to distribute
the heat more evenly. This method of cooking preserves the natural
flavor of the food along with the vitamins and minerals, which are often
lost with other forms of cooking.
The JIA Steam Poacher enables you to effortlessly explore new and
creative culinary ideas. From enticing appetizers and satisfying
entrées to specialty desserts you will enjoy the pleasure of steam
cooking to the fullest.
  • The more the wheel roles, the more flavorful life is. The more flavorful life 
is, the closer you are to home. 

Just a few rolls from the wooden wheel pestle, keeps homemade flavors on your mind. 

Inspired by Chinese ancient ceramic tea mortars, “The Prep, Rolling 
Mortar” is designed to crush mixed spices, tea leaves, Chinese herb medicines, and so on. Prepping for meals or condiments, it’s as easy as rolling of a mortar.
  • A truly authentic wok designed for use in the modern home.
Authenticity is the keyword for the Wok and Utensils designed by Office for
Product Design. Carbon steel, stainless steel and natural magnolia wood are
beautifully crafted together in harmony.
Carbon steel is a material long used for making woks. It is strong, durable and
conducts heat quickly and evenly. No artificial coating is used, meaning it can
be seasoned to create a natural non-stick coating.
Magnolia grows slowly and gives a wood characterized for its strength, density
and hardness. The designer chose it to go with carbon steel to form this
unpretentious, highly functional wok design. The Wok and utensils invites you to
try out creative Chinese home cuisine and makes a pleasing focal point when
presented on the table.
  • 'Sino' is a compact set of kitchen knives with a unique Chinese character
designed to address most domestic cooking needs. The set includes a large
chef's knife and a smaller paring knife, both with advanced ceramic blades
which are specifically suited for cutting and slicing without the need for regular
resharpening. In contrast, the traditional Chinese cleaver has a durable stainless
steel blade which combines the weight required for chopping with the sharpness
necessary for more delicate cutting operations. This careful consideration of
materiality is further reflected in the matching double sided chopping board.
Machined from laminated bamboo, it has an edge grain cutting side and an
opposing end grain chopping surface which can withstand the impact of the
cleaver without damaging its blade.
  • As a continuation of the Sino Knives and Chopping Board Collection the
unique Scenery Knife Block Collection is delicately designed to complement
all kitchen knives flawlessly as storage.
The Scenery knife block made of bamboo is designated for the Sino Chinese
cleaver only with easy access and simple storage. The translucent matt finish
brings a poetic feel to the knife block and is especially designed for ceramic
knife. To extend the Sino concept further, the universal knife block and terra
cotta utensil holder are introduced to fit every kitchen knife and cooking
utensils as ample storage. And the best part is that you can be rearranged
freely to suit every need in the kitchen and utilize the space efficiently.
  • Designer smartly uses two protruding points as a simple mechanism to joint two actual identical pieces, while turning one of them upside down, together. Thus, you can choose from different combination of the products to suit your baking needs.
  • A layer of insulating cotton and silicone lies within the neutral exterior fabric to improve thermal insulation. Silicone anti-slip dots added to the outer layer of mitts provide enhanced grip.
  • In traditional Chinese households, the character meaning “abundance” is often seen on rice containers, symbolizing richness and full crop stock. Made from terra cotta, a simple common material.
  • The traces of busy silhouettes in the kitchen along with delicious home cooked soup, stew, or ragout are full of love. Serve plenty of love in the containers, close them firmly and arrange them in an orderly fashion. Once you go for a family outing, they can be taken out at any moment to reveal once again the tenderness and deliciousness of kitchen.
  • Chinese have been very meticulous about the etiquettes for different occasions. The high-stemmed “Dou” plates were dinnerware from early Qin dynasty used for ceremonies. The tall and slender stem of the plate was designed based on how nobles sat kneeling down, and such design allows you to take food out conveniently from teh plate. An irregular surface adds a touch of tenderness to the plates. 

This Dou plate reinvented by modern methods with different heights can make your dining table more colourful; they can also be used to decorate your home.
  • Snack boxes originated from Six Dynasties and during Ming dynasty it was known as “Quan” boxes, meaning
  • In searching for the origin of the bowl and chopsticks, designer Masayuki
Kurokawa is inspired by the two elements that nurture all living beings, wind
and soil or in this native language “Fudo”. The result are a bowl with profile
that is a direct yet subtle symbolization of palms slowly closing in on mouth
and a pair of chopsticks represents twigs, which are perhaps the ultimate
origin of these two utensils.
Shaped by nature and patterned by wind and soil, “Fudo” is a duo of bone
china bowl that intuitively fit within your palms, and a pair of humble
chopsticks in ebony wood that impeccably pick up flavors offered by earth.
  • Inspired by traditional Korean Dolsot stone bowl for bimbimbap, designer
Seung Yong Song reinterprets the warmest and fondest memories in this
simple stoneware bowl. Though hard as stone, this bowl carries the joy and
tenderness felt at home. The bamboo lid, once lifted, reveals the steam
from food reminiscent happiness from family gathering. Pleasure is an
effortless thing, and this simple bowl brings back the simplest satisfaction
in life.
  • In imitating the calligraphic lines of Shou Jin Ti created by the emperor Song Hui Zong who wrote with lightness and speed without losing the body of each stroke, designers combine the calligraphic lines with stainless steel and POM to translate the Asian aesthetics of movement and strength into this cutlery set. The handle of the cutlery match the finishing brushstroke in calligraphy while the thickness is ideal for the force exerted by each user.                       

* POM (Polyoxymethylene): 
It is a light yet hard plastic based material with rigidity and elasticity that is heat resistant. It can be used in a variety of production without chaning its natural quality. It is often used to produce intricate parts in engineering and medical equipments which require a high level of rigidity and a low friction coefficient.
  • In imitating the calligraphic lines of Shou Jin Ti created by the emperor Song Hui Zong who wrote with lightness and speed without losing the body of each stroke, designers combine the calligraphic lines with stainless steel and POM to translate the Asian aesthetics of movement and strength into this cutlery set. The handle of the cutlery match the finishing brushstroke in calligraphy while the thickness is ideal for the force exerted by each user.
  • In imitating the calligraphic lines of Shou Jin Ti created by the emperor Song Hui Zong who wrote with lightness and speed without losing the body of each stroke, designers combine the calligraphic lines with stainless steel and POM to translate the Asian aesthetics of movement and strength into this set of chopsticks and seafood cutlery. The handle of the cutlery match the finishing brushstroke in calligraphy while the thickness is ideal for the force exerted by each user.
  • Ding, the oldest cookware in Chinese culture, is the origin of culinary arts and all flavors. Inspired by ancient Chinese bronze Ding, designer seamlessly merged the classic shape with practical function, creates a Ding that fits modern cooking needs. 

Ding Bowl following the inspiration from ancient Chinese Ding.
  • Clay is fashioned into vessels; but it is on their empty hollowness, that their use depends. Therefore, what has a (positive) existence serves for profitable adaptation, and what has not that for (actual) usefulness. The minimal design and the attention to details are to awaken the sense of touch while in use. With no ambition to translate the philosophy of the center figure of Chinese Taoism, Lao Tsze (500B.C.), designer tries to record her understanding for this master’s thinking:harmony between the being (you) and the non-being (wu). To keep the design as minimal as possible is to encourage the user to notice the void emptiness, the hollow part that people put food in/on.Consistent and floating lines in this series have made your own free combination on the table a fun and an artistic event.
  • Invited by the renowned Parisian design store Merci, JIA Inc.’s
  • In the past, farmers from Northern China used naturally dried HULUs (gourds) to scoop water and wash rice. Tableware and eating utensils were considered essential family belongings that connected everyone to the same table, symbolizing harmony and a sense of home.
Today, people acquire material desires too easily, losing the sense of attachment to ordinary objects. JIA Inc. reinvents traditional family objects using porcelain to give new meaning to simple, rustic utensils and to encourage the reflection of the true meaning of family and home.
Designer Yung-Ho Chang breaks the rule of 6 by 6 dinnerware set. These organic shape plates offer an alternative way of preparing and sharing food in your own creative way.
  • In the past, farmers from Northern China used naturally dried HULUs (gourds) to scoop water and wash rice. Tableware and eating utensils were considered essential family belongings that connected everyone to the same table, symbolizing harmony and a sense of home. Today, people acquire material desires too easily, losing the sense of attachment to ordinary objects. JIA Inc. reinvents traditional family objects using porcelain to give new meaning to simple, rustic utensils and to encourage the reflection of the true meaning of family and home. Designer Yung-Ho Chang breaks the rule of 6 by 6 dinnerware set. These organic shape plates offer an alternative way of preparing and sharing food in your own creative way. The largest flat plate may be used for the main dish, while the medium-size plates are perfect for appetizers and snacks. The dinnerware set includes a soup bowl that is also appropriate for noodle soups. Mix and match the plates according to the foods and occasions for all the more fun.
  • In the past, farmers from Northern China used naturally dried HULUs (gourds) to scoop water and wash rice. Tableware and eating utensils were considered essential family belongings that connected everyone to the same table, symbolizing harmony and a sense of home. Today, people acquire material desires too easily, losing the sense of attachment to ordinary objects. JIA Inc. reinvents traditional family objects using porcelain to give new meaning to simple, rustic utensils and to encourage the reflection of the true meaning of family and home. Sauces have always been an important element of Chinese cuisine. This set of miniature HULU are designed for the holding and pouring of various kinds of sauces.
  • In the past, farmers from Northern China used naturally dried HULUs (gourds)
to scoop water and wash rice. Tableware and eating utensils were considered
essential family belongings that connected everyone to the same table, symbolizing
harmony and a sense of home.
In this re-interpretation of the oil and vinegar set, flowing and intersecting lines
are cleverly incorporated into the curvatures of the gourd. HULU Pas de Deux
portrays a couple caressing forms in dance and implies a link to the Chinese
character(Xi), “double happiness”.
  • In the past, farmers from Northern China used naturally dried HULUs (gourds)
to scoop water and wash rice. Tableware and eating utensils were considered
essential family belongings that connected everyone to the same table, symbolizing
harmony and a sense of home.
In Feng-Shui, the gourd serves as the instrument to block the evil and invite the
good. And the shape of the gourd also resembles the Chinese character of “(Ji)” – meaning good fortune. Using high quality acrylic, HULU Salt & Pepper Set serves such as the lucky
charm and a happy element on the dining table.
  • In the past, farmers from Northern China used naturally dried HULUs (gourds) to scoop water and wash rice. Tableware and eating utensils were considered essential family belongings that connected everyone to the same table, symbolizing harmony and a sense of home. The HULU has been used for natural containers since the Chou Dynasty (1066 BC-770 BC). In wedding ceremonies of this period, brides and grooms exchanged drinks from a HULU that was cut into two halves. This ritual symbolized the harmony of yin and yang, while the making of one entity from two parts represented the beginning of the Home for newlyweds. In Asian countries, wine/liquor is consumed both warm and cold. When used for either temperature of wine, the double wall mouth blown wine glass keeps the wine in desirable temperature for longer period.
  • In the past, farmers from Northern China used naturally dried HULUs (gourds) to scoop water and wash rice. Tableware and eating utensils were considered essential family belongings that connected everyone to the same table, symbolizing harmony and a sense of home. The wine decanter takes the organic form of the HULU, enlivening the dining experience. When in use, wider round body allows enough room for aeration. Stainless steel filter can separate wine sediment and aerate the wine to fully develop its aroma and taste. Base holder is used to secure decanter and to adjust the position of the decanter to optimize the exposure to air.
  • Bamboo and porcelain, two quintessentially warm Chinese materials, are
combined through innovative techniques and made purely by hand to create
tableware suitable for contemporary use. Chinese love to eat. Besides that,
Chinese love to eat with a full table, with everything served and on display at the
same time. These family bowls share a simple slanted rim. The combination of
porcelain and bamboo creates warmth and love for a family meal.
  • Bamboo and porcelain, two quintessentially warm Chinese materials, are
combined through innovative techniques and made purely by hand to create
tableware suitable for contemporary use. Chinese love to eat. Besides that,
Chinese love to eat with a full table, with everything served and on display at the
same time. These family bowls share a simple slanted rim. The combination of
porcelain and bamboo creates warmth and love for a family meal.
  • The space between the surface of a table and the plates imitates the relationship
between water and lotus leaves and creates a dynamic scene.
  • Lantern often takes a symbolic role in Chinese culture. While a lantern is being
hung up, it often says that an important event, such as weddings or festive
happenings is going on. Lantern and Shade modernize the classic lantern lines,
using mouth blown glass and polyresin to compose the interaction between
lights, shades and your creativity.
  • A family of simple teacups which initially seem identical but soon show their own
subtle personality. The basic silhouette of 'Persona' is a contemporary reinterpretation
of the traditional Chinese tea cup with lid. Closer inspection reveals a
series of individual texture like patterns which are almost more tactile than visual.
The true quality of these cups are only fully appreciated once held in the hand or
up against the light, when the translucency of the delicate porcelain accentuates
the patterns.
  • Purple clay is natural clay unique to China, discovered around Taihu in Jiangsu
during the Northern Song Dynasty. (1000-1200 A.D.). When fired, the purple
clay assumes a fine and sandy texture that retains the temperature of the tea
held inside longer than ordinary ceramics. Teapots made out of Zisha clay are
highly prized because their unglazed surface absorbs traces of the beverage,
creating a more complex flavor.
Reminders of the Earth’s Warmth and Changes Over Time
JIA Inc. partnered with Gearlab from Taiwan to create a one-of-a-kind coffee pot
that makes use of Purple clay’s unique material qualities. The unglazed sandy
texture of natural purple clay is reminiscent of the warmth of the earth. After
extended use, the purple clay coffee pot takes on the fragrance of your
preferred coffee blend and the warmth of your hands. Your memories will fill this
coffee pot and cup, making them your own.
  • Rice grain porcelain is a traditional Chinese porcelain technique dating
back to the Ming dynasty. (A.D. 1368). It is characterized by a refined and
semi translucent finish. Adopting this traditional craftsmanship, RICE
plays with the subtle contrast between glazed and un-glazes finishes to
create a set of daily dinnerware with a delicate sophistication.
  • Rice grain porcelain is a traditional Chinese porcelain technique dating back
to the Ming dynasty. (A.D. 1368). It is characterized by a refined and
translucent finish. Adopting this traditional craftsmanship, RICE plays with
the subtle contrast between glazed and un-glazes finishes to create a set of
daily dinnerware and tea set with a delicate sophistication.
Tea savor has long been adopted by the intellectuals since ancient times in
order to settle down their minds, to cultivate for a better temper, and to
reach a upper level of the self-accomplishment. With a profound historical
and cultural background, the Gaiwan, consist of lid, cup, and saucer has
become a quintessential vessel for tea savoring. Tea savor has become a
prestige and exquisite ceremony to relive the life of the intellectuals of the
past and to get a closer look at the Chinese tradition.
  • 'Taste' is a tabletop condiment set which allows for a wide range of
seasoning and condiments to be assembled to suit individual taste
and culinary customs - Western and Asian alike. Various tops can be
combined to allow for different types of condiments, including salt,
pepper, oil, vinegar, chilli and spices. 'Taste' can even accommodate
tooth picks which are commonly found alongside the condiments.
Hiding the transparent glass bottles in a plywood stand, the condiment
set invites discovery.
Ingeniously, the round-bottom design of the bottles prevents them
from standing on their own, prompting the user to return them to the
stand after use and that way ensuring the table remains orderly and
uncluttered.
  • Water, often underappreciated but is truly the key element that significantly improve the flavor when brewing tea. 

Boiling water with cast iron kettle will refine the taste of water and using the water to brew tea will give the tea a more pleasant and well-rounded flavor. 

Made with casting molten hot iron into wax molds, the JIA cast iron kettle not only feature excellent heat distribution, retention and improve the taste of water but doing so with much more refined design elements like integrated trivets for the kettle and the lid. The JIA cast iron kettle is truly a modern Chinese design inspired from traditional wisdom.
  • JIA hand drip coffee is carefully designed to fuse the eastern design language with western lifestyle while upgrading the function to bring a better coffee brewing experience and taste to daily life. The JIA Inc. hand drip coffee includes two types of double-wall ceramic drippers, server, dripper sit & ring, together completes all you need for a cup of perfect coffee. The design of the double-wall porcelain dripper presents excellent heat retention and ensures an even brewing temperature and is also suitable for beginner to make an outstanding coffee.
  • The legend has it that in Chinese mythology Nuwa is the guardian of Heaven and Earth, hand-crafted mankind from clay. She repaired the pillars of heaven and forged 36501 pieces of mystic stones to patch up the azure sky in order to save human lives. And the
  • This handy and space-saving bowl & chopsticks collection includes two sizes of bowls, a dish, a pair of chopsticks, and chopstick rests that are perfect life companions for your everyday use from kitchen preparation to dining table. 

The nesting vessels with three different colors are functional and beautiful pieces individually for preparation, serving, or dining as well as for convenient storage. The organic shape of bowls are for easy grip and suitable to rest the chopsticks or cutlery. These bowls are fun and eye-catching to add more color to your everyday meals.
  • The wave of the ocean, the traces left after a crab’s climbing, and the sand swirl under the sea where shrimps love to stay. Three different patterns on the chopsticks rests are there for you to experience the wonderland under the sea and the seafood on the table.
  • Infatuated with rare antiques, the Qing Dynasty Emperor’s collection includes a Garland of Treasures, small but precious artifacts covering a wide range of materials and forms. It’s nicknamed as the Emperor’s Toy Chest during the reign of Qianlong. Each curio box is well designed and filled with delights. When fully closed it turns a column square and can rotate in 360 degrees. It turns into a folding screen when expanded 180 degrees horizontally. The detachable handle is designed to make the box easy to carry. The curio box is ideal for collecting cherished crafts and accessories and full of surprises every time it’s played. The Curio Box is no longer an exclusive to the regal period and has become a luxury in the enjoyment. The ingenious design continues to fascinate art lovers, adding more excitement in the unique glamour of curio box.
  • The melancholy of flowers is uncovered under light spring drizzle. Whilst willows in summer sway through the cool breeze. Autumn sees the reflection of bright moonlight in glasses. And during winter, the warmth of spring is again eagerly awaited. 

Admire the landscape of four seasons while savoring each season's specialty. Different tints of the glass layered out display an example of beauty just as in a calligraphic painting, while the clear translucence of a spring plate, a summer glass, an autumn bowl and a winter cup complete the full cycle of another year.
  • In imitating the calligraphic lines of Shou Jin Ti created by the emperor Song Hui Zong who wrote with lightness and speed without losing the body of each stroke, designers combine the calligraphic lines with stainless steel and PVD coating to translate the Asian esthetics of movement and strength into this cutlery set. The handle of the cutlery match the finishing brushstroke in calligraphy while the thickness is ideal for the force exerted by each user.
  • Where there is water, there is life. Life is originated from water and water is of major importance of all living things. Water is, seen as the basic of all materials and essential to all forms of life. ?Guanzi.Shui Di?

Water nourishes all beings; the existence of all depends on water. It is no longer a luxury to have quality water at your disposal whether at work, at home or on a trip. The JIA Inc. Bamboo Charcoal Filter Bottler features a bamboo charcoal ¬filter core, when immersed in water; it will balance the pH value, purify impurities and soften the water to make it taste even better. The bottle features a double-walled vacuumed insulated stainless steel body and a leak-proof lid to keep your water at your desired temperature for up to 6 hours.
  • Cookware is used in everyday life to create the taste found in home-cooked food. Fine cast texture, lightweight aluminum, simple lines and graceful curves come together in the design that feels just right. The rustic, unpretentious, undisturbed and low-key style brings out the colors and the tastiness of cuisines. Cooking fumes and food aromas greet us: this is what home smells like!
The great Japanese industrial designer, Naoto Fukasawa, observed carefully the instincts and intuition when people prepare dishes using cooking tools and kitchen utensils, and designed cookware sets for JIA Inc. that are suitable for people to use at home. Three different models of cookware with three sets of cookware accessories are suitable for use in every kitchen. They make it easier to create cuisines from around the world and to cook various everyday dishes that satisfy the tastes of every family member.
  • Steaming is more joyful and colorful than ever with the new JIA (steamer). The exciting new (steamer) empowers the user by offering even more customization option with more colors and materials to choose from. The user can always find the perfect solution to match their cooking and lifestyle.

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