Xizhou Baba (喜州粑粑) is a typical, special and popular snack from Dali; county city of the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture in northwestern Yunnan, in the south of China. Xizhou Baba is an extraordinary “pancake”, which includes a crispy skin and a tender experience inside. You may find two flavors, sweet and savory; the sweet style comes with sugar, rose and red bean paste, while savory style comes with minced pork, spiced salt, and spring onion.

Let’s meet the designer Zeng Fengfei, who presented his inspiring collection during the Autumn/Winter Fashion show 2015. For this occasion, he was inspired by the famous figure of Maitreya Buddha located in the Mogao Caves in Dunhuang, at the Gansu Province, in China. In this regard, the Mogao Caves, which are also known as the Thousand Buddha Grottoes, have an extension of 25 km, holding an incredible combination of 492 temples in total.

Wang Yue-yo is a jewelry designer originally from Taiwan. Her exquisite and unique technique leads to elegant accessories made with natural stones presented in a traditional Chinese style. Because of its artistic designs, her works have been collected as “works of arts” by many people. Wang Yue-yo believes that the larger the stones, the better they can serve as the canvases for her designs.

Sun Hefang has been involved in the jewelry manufacture industry all her life. Through the years her passion for designing and elaborating jewelry has been growing, to the point that now she dedicates her life to create beautiful and lovely designs. Her main inspiration comes from her own childhood memoirs, especially from the amusement parks.

Let’s meet Paloma Sanchez, a Spanish jewelry designer in Beijing. She has been living in China for 10 years, where she has a little and exceptional jewelry shop. All her designs are handmade, full of details and exclusive. She uses materials from all around the world in order to elaborate her colorful and full of life pieces.

Dariel Studio was established 10 years ago by Thomas Dariel, a French interior and product designer.

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