Recently, when exploring the Sheung Wan area of Hong Kong, Nicely Made in China (NMiC) stumbled upon Tung street which is chok-a-blok with quirky and interesting little shops selling some of the best products Hong Kong and international designers have to offer. It is here that Loveramics, launched in 2005 by William and Grace Ching, opened its store. We met with Grace to hear their story. Read the rest of this entry »
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The Nicely Made in China product of the week is as old as China itself. Chinese ceramics, since it is ceramics and porcelain we’ll be talking about, are back in fashion again. Hai Chen, Blue Shanghai White owner and main designer grants NMiC an interview.
Hai Chen, how did you become a ceramist and when did you start Blue Shanghai White?
I studied fine arts and ceramics from 1987 to 1991 at the Beijing Central Academy of Fine Arts and at Beijing Central Academy of Fine Arts & Design from 1992 until 1996. I created my company in 2003.