featured this month on Woman Around Town
Anjie Cho, a registered New York State architect and feng shui interior designer, has been creating beautiful and nourishing spaces for more than 14 years. A graduate in architecture from the College of Environmental Design at the University of California at Berkeley, Anjie has managed a variety of high-end residential and commercial renovations.
The founder of Holistic Spaces, she creates and enhances balance and harmony with an understanding of sustainability and informed by the ancient practice of feng shui. Her focus is to create a nurturing and supportive environment for each of her clients, at whatever level they feel comfortable. Anjie is currently the co-manager of the New York City Chapter of the International Feng Shui Guild. She is a feng shui and green interiors blog contributor to Inhabitat.com and an eHow.com design expert and presenter.
Anjie is working on her forthcoming book, 108 Ways to Create Holistic Spaces: Feng Shui and Green Design for Healing and Organic Interiors.
Can you point to one event that triggered your interest in your career?
Ever since I can remember, I have always found great joy in creating, designing and sharing beauty with others. I can specifically remember one occasion I attended a basket-making class. I was in a class at the local park, and we soaked long fibers in water until they softened. Then we carefully shaped them into baskets. I love the metaphor of intertwining different elements into a beautiful container to hold objects and experiences.
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