Need that perfect piece to match your dining table at a price that's not through the roof? Then stop by the newly opened Spin ceramic workshop in Chaoyang district, and check out their modern ceramic art designs. Spin's current product line contains more than 150 limited-edition tableware items.
Under the direction of Gary Wang, a Chinese-American designer who hails from New York, Spin blends modern style and traditional Chinese handcraft decorating techniques."This craft is fading out in China, but we want to keep the heritage of Jingdezhen alive and promote contemporary ceramic design," says co-owner Germaine Zhou.
One of their more popular items is a set of ceramic teapots, for a bit under RMB 1000, perfect for an afternoon tea break with your friends. The designs are unique, and certainly not like other tea sets you¡¯ll find in Beijing.
By spending RMB 100 or more, you can get a complementary dedicated porcelain cup. The shop owners speak good English, so they can help you learn more about porcelain art.
What I appreciate
The set of teapots
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