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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...

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...