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Posts tagged "Beijing"

Travelog: The Orchard, Beijing

Located in Shunyi (on Hegezhuang Village, Cuigezehuang Township) just on the outskirts of the cosmopolitan part of Beijing, The Orchard is something of a revelation– at least to me. I’ve had an entirely different perception of Beijing as a city and was not under the impression that a gem of an apple orchard (which reminded...

Beijing: Jay Ahr at Work

In Beijing, I not only got to see some beautiful sights (which I shall write about in the upcoming days), but I was also given the privilege to visit designer Jonathan Riss’ atelier– where all his embroidery magic happens. Jonathan’s work not only entailed fashion but also works of art revolving around animal armour– embroidered...

Beijing and the Opposite House

Four and a half hours of sleeping soundly on the plane got me off to a good start here in Beijing. Hats off to my dear friend Jonathan who had taken great lengths to ensure that I was not going to “drown” in the enormity of the Beijing airport. He was absolutely on the mark...

Off to Beijing, China!

I am Chinese- Filipino. But ashamedly I’ve never been to Beijing, China! It had to take a Paris- based Belgian designer , Jonathan Riss of Jay Ahr to get me to visit this former Olympic city. I cannot wait to see it, and also can’t wait to see Jay Ahr’s 10,000 sq.ft. atelier/ workshop/ space...

A Video: Jay Ahr’s Beijing Lab

My designer friend Jonathan Riss of the label, JAY AHR is really a genius. He is one of the few independent designers who has embraced technology and has used it not only to inspire, but also to enhance, document, and willingly share his creative process with others. This 5 minute video below is worth watching...