link). It was an intensive and challenging, but satisfactory period for her as an artist, having to deal with market requirements and deadlines. She has said about it: "Painting is like playing a solo instrument, designing scarves is more like playing in an orchestra.".
Lu Schaper is no longer working with Shanghai Story, but she still has plenty of ideas to use her unique art, with both Oriental and Western influences and experience, for high quality fashion and interior decoration purposes. Examples could be scarves, dresses, umbrellas, handbags, jewelry, pillows, sheets, curtains, china-ware, book covers, CD covers, and so on, either for the public or as representation gifts. If a company is interested to pursue these ideas together with her, you are welcome to contact her by email (Chinese or English).