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Arts of Southeast Asia Magazine by Dr. István Z...

Arts of Southeast Asia Magazine by Dr. István Zelnik, featuring Garden of Desire, the designer and jeweller. Volume 1, Issue 3, July-August 2020

Siem Reap: A Designer's Perspective

Siem Reap: A Designer's Perspective  Venturing beyond the conventional portrayal of temples, museums and rice fields, the book celebrates contempor...

Growing Ly Pisith's Garden of Desire

No stranger to hardship, Ly Pisith has a striking past.Having fled his home country as a child to escape the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge regime, ...

Crafting culture in modern times

Garden of Desire at Kandal Village featured in Thai Airways inflight magazine Sawasdee, March 2019

Cambodian designer Ly Pisith exorcises his past...

His works create a sense of movement and occasionally adorned with quiet stones. By Petrina Fernandez, 2018 Ly Pisith was just eight years old whe...

Feature in Dutch National Geographic Traveler

Story by Catherine Karnow, June 2018

Southeast Asian Jewelry Designers to Watch

With a fresh take on traditional design, these three next-gen jewelry-makers from across Southeast Asia bypass the handicraft styles of earlier era...

Glittering Jewels of Siem Reap: A Cambodian Gem...

Luxury design combines with Cambodia’s rich – and sometimes turbulent – history in Siem Reap’s thriving jewellery scene. Words: Nick Walton Septemb...

Stones in silver score Pisith jewellery award

Ly Pisith, the artist behind bespoke Siem Reap jewellery store Garden of Desire, has finally received international recognition for his stunning – ...

The New York Times: Browsing Boutiques in a Cre...

Now the liveliest part of Phnom Penh, the National Museum neighborhood has seen a bohemian renaissance take hold in recent years between 172 and 17...