Shanghai residents will know this area already. For those of you coming from further away, ie Beijing, (and it is rumored that there are places even further away than Beijing), Tai Kang Lu is an old district of narrow streets that has been taken over by cafe owners, designers, photographers, ceramicists, jugglers, sorbet-makers and other global flotsam.
Nest was started by designer Trine Targett (Jooi), who invited fellow designers to make unique products especially for the NEST space. The NEST line-up now includes Rachel Speth and Jeff Delkin (Bambu), whose remarkable lacquered bamboo artistry is pictured at left
These people are all my friends, so expect lots of
There is more information on NEST, a map and so on on their website.