• She gives Chinese lacquer art a French touch


    Gwenaelle Chassin de Kergommeaux, a French designer and artist, wanted to create something for China, where she has lived since 2007.

  • Frenchman calls China his playground


    Nicolas Favard, a French jewelry designer, was wearing two asymmetric earrings on a December day - one bulky and the other, a slimmer one with a stud.

  • American dreamer in China


    Kenneth E. Behring was wealthy and successful in America, but it was in China that he found the true meaning of life. His work in China has ranged from donating wheelchairs to supporting many museums.

  • The grape and the good


    When he arrived at the Norbert-Hans Vineyard on May 31, vintner Marc Linden began with a thorough examination of the devices in the winemaking workshop before demonstrating grafting techniques in the fields. Despite all the work he needed to do at the family vinery, Sonnenberg in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Linden flew from Germany to China in late May after he received a request for help from his grandfather's old friends at the vineyard in Zaozhuang, Shandong province.

  • Beauty of nature offers new lease on life


    One year after one of his photographs of rice terraces in Yuanyang, Yunnan province, was featured in National Geographic, Thierry Bornier is still seeking out beautiful landscapes in China.

  • 'Selling' Chinese history to the world


    An Illinois-born businessman launched his China History Podcast program to 'explain China to the Americans and spread goodwill between the two peoples'.