Feng Shui Today <ul><li>The typical western lifestyle: fast-paced & stressful. </li></ul><ul><li>Health suffers when you go to work or come home to a place that stifles your energy. </li></ul><ul><li>Feng Shui Today brings the ancient principles of Feng Shui to homes and businesses in America – and tests the effect on people’s dreams & desires. </li></ul>
Credibility Established By Barbara Austin Feng shui office design: Rearranging your thinking The new, groovy and hip thing to do these days is to feng shui office (or home)... April 27, 2005 Corporate Architects eNews Feng Shui and Corporate Architecture: It's a Balancing Act By Shauna Piscitello How does the design of a corporate building affect the success of that company? To followers of feng shui, design and layout are everything. In Asia, this ancient tradition is one of the first considerations when starting a business, choosing its physical location, and completing its design. Companies such as Citibank, Chase Asia, the Morgan Bank, Rothschild's, and the Wall Street Journal have consulted with feng shui practitioners, because they know that the proper use of feng shui can enhance their businesses… The Feng Shui Kingdom By LAURA M. HOLSON When building the new entrance to Hong Kong Disneyland , Walt Disney executives decided to shift the angle of the front gate by 12 degrees. They did so after consulting a feng shui specialist, who said the change would ensure prosperity for the park. Disney also put a bend in the walkway from the train station to the gate, to make sure the flow of positive energy, or chi, did not slip past the entrance and out to the China… April 25, 2005
What Is Feng Shui ? <ul><li>5,000 years old, China has one of the oldest surviving civilizations in the world; the birthplace of many ancient traditions & philosophies for success and well-being </li></ul>[pronounced: ‘fung-schway’] <ul><li>Early Feng Shui practitioners observed nature, and discovered its profound influence on “Chi” (energy) </li></ul><ul><li>They enhanced its flow in buildings with strategic decor </li></ul><ul><li>People increased health, creativity, success & harmony with others </li></ul><ul><li>Blocked “Chi” made people feel depleted & unbalanced </li></ul><ul><li>So ancient Feng Shui masters were called on to clear the blockages, and restore good fortune in their lives </li></ul>
About The Show <ul><li>Feng Shui Today™ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A 30 minute program for television </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Demographics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Females 24-50 / Avg. Hshd Income: $75K </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Show Overview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A 1-day room makeover using decorative & organizational items, furnishings & color according to Feng Shui principles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decorative items & furnishings you can find with our sponsor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feng Shui calls for objects made of wood, stone or metal - or water features, plants & specific colors </li></ul></ul>Bedroom, Kitchen, Bath, Living room, Home Office, Garden Patio, etc.
Three Shows in One <ul><li>Home - focuses on helping people improve their lives by making over specific areas in their living environments. </li></ul><ul><li>Business - Helps people change their working environments to promote growth and positive productivity. </li></ul><ul><li>Reveal - (Education) These shows are specials that reveal the ancient secrets of Feng Shui by educating the viewer about existing environments. (ie: Las Vegas casino ) </li></ul>Feng Shui Today is virtually three shows in one, with the intention to eventually become three separate shows.
Show Format <ul><li>Segment 2: SOLUTION </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Host brings in the Feng Shui Master makes an assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feng Shui Expert and Designer collaborate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Segment 3: MAKEOVER </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design Team goes shopping and performs the makeover </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Segment 4: REVEAL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Host explains what they did, and why </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Segment 5: FOLLOW-UP: Did it work? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Host returns 2-3 months later to test for positive changes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Segment 1: SITUATION </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Host interviews our guests/discuss desired life changes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>INTRO </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Host introduces the Art of Feng Shui </li></ul></ul>
Our Host <ul><li>Rick Spence is a Detroit native and Michigan State alumnus. He comes from a big, loud, Italian and Polish family. He is best known as the popular host of Home and Garden Television’s, Curb Appeal. With his popularity, he has helped make it the highest rated and longest running show for the HGTV network. </li></ul>Rick Spence
The Design Team <ul><ul><li>The sponsor’s experienced “travel team” will play a lead role in setting the stage for the makeover. Good Feng Shui always starts by removing clutter and implementing tools for storage solutions. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rotating Professional Organizers </li></ul><ul><li>“ Bhaskar” Alan Deva, Feng Shui Expert </li></ul><ul><li>International Feng Shui expert Bhaskar Deva studied under Grand Master Lin Yun. Combined with his skills as a licensed general contractor, he brings Feng Shui to millions through consultation, accredited real estate classes, and media appearances. </li></ul><ul><li>Rotating Professional Designers </li></ul><ul><li>We are following Home and Garden’s model of rotating talented designers to follow Bhaskar’s advice to implement a dramatic makeover. </li></ul>