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2007
 
JIA Inc. was established in Hong Kong to create a new direction in the modern homeware marekt leveraging meaningful differences.    
2008
 
  First participation at MAISON & OBJET in Paris, materialising the concept of "Siheyuan" (traditional house with open courtyards) made from grey bricks. The essence of the brand based on the roots and the idea of "home" expressing Chinese culture was enormously well received!
 
  Entered into "Haus Collection" at Eslite Xinyi in Taipei. First store in Taiwan.
2009
 
"DING casserole" was presented by Wallpaper* magazine et sold exclusively at Wallspace, a boutique specialising in homeware at the department store La Rinascente in Milan.    
 
"HULU - Vaisselle" created in collaboration with well-known architect, Yung Ho Chang was selected as permanent collection by Victoria and Albert Museum, world's biggest museum on decorative arts.    
 
Products selected by three Michelin starred chef Alain Ducasse as exclusive tableware used at his restaurant, "SPOON" in Paris.    
 
The only Chinese brand at the LVMH operated luxury goods reatailer Le Bon Marché.    
2010
 
  Sales started in Italy, the Netherlands, Begium, Luxemburg, China, Japan, South Korea, Israel and Iceland.
 
  Sales started at Printemps department store. Products selected by Shangri-la Paris, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, Four Seasons Hong Kong, Swatch Art Peace Hotel Shanghai to be used at their restaurants. Also selected to be used by Emporio Armani Café in Paris.
 
  Sales began at Printemps design at Centre Pompidou in Paris.
 
  Participation at MAISON & OBJET in Paris in spring. Selected by Trend Lab.
 
  Collaboration with world renowned British magazine Wallpaper* for the start of the sale of "JIA Inc x Wallpaper* - Picnic Plate Set" in Taiwan.
 
  Products selected by three Michelin starred chef Pierre Gagnaire as exclusive tableware in his restaurants, Gaya and Balzac.
 
  Sales started at representative parisian retailers Merci and Sentou.
 
  Set up Taiwan office in Taipei.
2011
 
Participation at MAISON & OBJET in Paris in spring and autumn, and reselected by Trend Lab.    
 
First participation at Ambiente Frankfurt in Germany, with "Steamer Set" and "Dou - Plate" receiving honours from Design Plus 2011.    
 
"Steamer Set" created in collaboration with Office for Product Design received iF gold award.    
2012
 
  Boutique opened at Eslite bookstore at Causeway Bay in Hong Kong. First store branch in Hong Kong.
 
  First exhibition at Milan Furniture Fair with "JIA Inc. X Paola Navone Emptiness Plate Set limited edition" in collaboration with Merci.
 
  Participation at MAISON & OBJET in Paris in spring and 8 times continuously selected by Trend Lab.
 
  "Abundance - Airtight Canister", "Wok - Wok" et "Good Things Come in Pairs - Nest" received honours from Design Plus, and was the biggest winner of Design Plus awards the same year at Ambiente Frankfurt in Germany. Also selected by Trends 2012.
2013
 
JIA Inc. products selected and used as tableware and decoration at the restaurant "Jing Yaa Tang" in The Opposite House Hotel in Beijing.    
 
Third participation at Ambiente Frankfurt in Germany and received honours from Design Plus 2013 for the works of "Persona - Teacups", "Steamer - Steam Poacher", "Ding - Oven Plate" and "Abundance - Multifunction Food Box". Our brand was honoured with the most awards in 2 consecutive years and was once again selected by Trends 2013.    
 
JIA Inc. "Taste - Condiment Set" received 2013 Good Design award in Japan.    
 
JIA Inc. has more sales points now at international retailers, such as luxury department stores in Italy and Singapore, as well as online shops in the U.S.    
 
Entered into "Haus Collection" at Eslite Spectrum Songyan Store in Taipei as the concept store.    
2014
 
  Entered into "Haus Collection" at Hangzhou Tower Shopping Mall, which is currently the second largest department store in China.
 
  JIA Inc. "Taste - Condiment Set" received 2014 iF Design Award.
 
  The fourth participation at Ambiente in Frankfurt, Germany. The products "Bowl & Chopsticks-Kkini, Fudo, Looking Glass," "Lantern & Shade-Vase" and "NPM x JIA Inc.-Calligraphy Cutlery Set" were selected by Trends 2014.
 
  Selected by Top Luxury Resort Amanfayun Hangzhou
Also Available in Victoria and Albert Museum London, Aurora Art Museum Shanghai and Amanfayun Hangzhou
 
  JIA Inc. is now entering PMQ – the new landmark combined with heritage, design, art, gourmet, and fashion. It is a platform for creating to take center stage.
 
  JIA Inc. "String Enamel Kettle" received Japan 2014 Good Design Award.
 
  JIA Inc. "Bowl&Chopsticks - Fudo&Kkini" received China 2014 ELLE Decoration Award.
 
  JIA Inc. received Taiwan Shopping Design Award - 2014 Best Creative Enterprise.
2015
 
JIA Inc. first-time attendee of the International Home + Housewares Show, Chicago and featured in the Discover Design Expo. Among the products many are chosen to be included in the Pantone ColorWatch and New Product Showcase. JIA Inc. Steamer Collection has been selected as one of three finalists of “Best Collection Design” for 2015 GIA Global Innovation Award for product innovation.    
 
JIA PLUS to Open First Store in China Grand Opening at Shin Kong Place, Suzhou
   
 
JIA Inc. won the La Vie Cultural and creative industry award – The Best Company of the year.    
 
JIA PLUS
Bridge 8 Shanghai Grand Opening
   
 
JIA PLUS Eslite Bookstore Suzhou
Grand Opening
   
2016
 
  JIA PLUS to Open First Store in Hong Kong Grand Opening at Eslite Taikoo
 
  2016 International Home + Homewares Show in Chicago
 
  JIA PLUS, TaiChung
  
  BEST Product Design of Golden Pin Award – The Prep, Rolling Mortar
2017
 
The Prep, Rolling Mortar won the iF GOLD Product Design Award
Bamboo Charcoal Filter Bottle won the iF Product Design Award