About Shannnam

With convicted passion in handmade accessories, Riyo Chan turned from an advertising career

to founding her proprietary brand in 2011. "Shannnam" is the romanization of Riyo's Chinese name,

which stands for "mists in the mountains" and exudes an aura of elusive sentimentality.

 

The wiped-out specificity in Someone, Something, and Somewhere exonerates the burden

of identity in carving out the silhouettes of our ukiyo with naked honesty

[SOMEONE]

tells a miniature story about someone with the use of miniature figures.  

[SOMEWHERE]

encapsulates scenes from the nature.  

[SOMETHING]

an experiment to explore with a mix of different objects and materials to make something happen.  

Watch the making of Fragmented Chronicles video