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Shimu  wins Best of Houzz 2020 award

Shimu Awarded Best of Houzz 2020

We are delighted that Shimu has won a “Best Of Houzz” award for customer service on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design, after being chosen from more than 2.5...

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Shimu  wins Best of Houzz 2020 award

Shimu Awarded Best of Houzz 2020

We are delighted that Shimu has won a “Best Of Houzz” award for customer service on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design, after being chosen from more than 2.5 million active home building, renovation and design industry professionals. The...

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Chinese New Year 2020, Year of the Rat

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Style

Chinese New Year arrives this Saturday, 25th January, with celebrations taking place in London and amongst Chinese communities across the UK well into February. 2020 sees us enter the Year of the Rat - the first animal in the Chinese zodiac....

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Chinese Temple Lion Foo Dog

Facts about Foo Dogs

If you've visited us in Yorkshire recently you'll have noticed that the entrance to our main showroom is now proudly guarded by the pair of imposing, fierce looking stone temple lions shown below. In Chinese these are know as 'shi', meaning...

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Shimu highly commended once again by Good Web Guide

Shimu highly commended once again by Good Web Guide

Shimu's website has been highly commended for the second year running in the Good Web Guide's Website of the Year Awards for 2019. Our site was reviewed in a lengthy process by a panel of industry experts, who assessed sites across differing industries on...

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Beautiful Autumnal Colours

Beautiful Autumnal Colours

Autumn is here - the season that marks the transition from summer to winter, harvest time, turning leaves, cooling temperatures and darkening nights. One of the most stunning signs of Autumn is the turning of the leaves. The shorter days are...

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Chinese antique Hui carvings

The wonderful carvings of Hui architecture

If you’re a fan of Chinese antique furniture and oriental interiors in general then you’ll most likely be familiar with some of the wonderful architectural elements – dividing interior panels and screens, window panels and wooden carvings – that were...

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