There are less focus on designers and designing tool startups in China, but there are about 17 million designers in China and 28% of them are product designers, and it’s a huge market itself.

So when you see all those Chinese startups, have you ever wondered how those Chinese designers actually made that product? While Facebook, Google, and many others are inaccesible in China, designing products like Photoshop and Sketch are widely in use. Of course, there needs to be Chinese interpretation of these foreign designing tools, and that’s where Lanhu, a Beijing-based startup comes in.

“Lanhu (蓝湖) means Blue Lake in Chinese. By using our product, we wanted our users to relax,” the co-founder and product manager of Lanhu, Zhu Feng told TechNode.

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Eva Yoo is Shanghai-based tech writer. Reach her at evayoo@technode.com