These fung shui innovations include a variety of industries, products and aesthetics. The ancient Chinese belief that the life is ruled by the astronomy and geography is getting a modern makeover with these trendy designs.

McDonald's is one of the many examples of businesses that are incorporating the five elements (fire, earth, wood, water, and metal) to get a larger customer base and win in the Eastern market. Likewise, there are many residential buildings being erected with fung shui in mind in order to appeal to Asian buyers.

With the US in economic turmoil and China's evident financial growth, Western businesses now -- more than ever-- need to cater to the needs of Eastern culture and customs. Framing your products, ideas and innovations around Westernized views is no longer a successful mind frame.