“Only by planting the roots of design into the earth can we harvest its towering trees.”
— Yu Ping, Chinese designer
Marier in Japanese means intimacy or intimate connection between people. MarierWagashi locates its first heritage shop in Shangmeilin, Shenzhen, more precisely, the ground floor of an old building in an old community, with an air of detachment from the urban hustle.
For Li Baolong and Chen Xiaohu from BloomDesign, each project has a story, so does this cake shop, where the hero is 64-years-old Maruyama, founder of Marier brand, whose lifelong pursuit of…