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From mahjong to dining with loved ones, here’s how you can spend Chinese New Year at home with style

See in the Year of the Tiger with style and flair with these fun activities at home.

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Play Mahjong

A much-loved activity around Asia, mahjong takes centre stage at Chinese New Year gatherings. 

Add a touch of style and flair to the game with this origami mahjong table by Andre Fu Living.

Created by renowned architect Andre Fu’s new eponymous luxury homeware brand, it’s made of leather and vinyl and makes for a sophisticated addition to Year of the Tiger celebrations. 

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Nibble on Chinese New Year Cakes

It wouldn’t be Chinese New Year without nin gou, the glutinous rice flour cake traditionally enjoyed at this time of year; or turnip cake, a perennial Chinese New Year favourite. 

For beautiful plates, look to Hong Kong luxury retailer Lane Crawford, which has teamed up with porcelain manufacturer Yuet Tung China Works to create a collection of elegant tableware. This hand-painted tray features a beautiful red arabesque pattern.

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Enjoy Lo Hei and Poon Choi

What do the classic Cantonese festive dish poon choi and lo hei, or prosperity toss, popular throughout Southeast Asia over Chinese New Year, have in common? You need lots of chopsticks—they’re designed to be enjoyed family-style. 

Designed by Portuguese homeware brand Cutipol, these gold-plated chopsticks are the perfect utensils to enjoy festive dishes with. 

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Share Sweet Treats with Loved Ones

Candy is big in Chinese New Year—you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn’t enjoy sharing copious amounts of sweets over the holidays. 

Store your treats in this Chinese New Year candy box, created by Shanghai Tang in celebration of the Year of the Tiger—and make sure you keep it filled up to satisfy cravings.

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