Guangzhou based Art director Tang Tianchen was commissioned by OCT Contemporary Art Terminal to design the Qiu Anxiong solo exhibition branding. Based on being trapped behind bars, the long black strips become the motif for the whole exhibition.
Hallucinate is a Shenzhen based design studio who have been operating for over 20 years in China. A combination of multimedia, graphic design and architecture they design spatial solutions for national and international brands.
Shanghai designer Bian has designed the visual identity for THETHING, a popular clothing brand in China. In preparation for Shanghai Fashion Week which begins tomorrow, a strong visual identity and brand was needed.
Newly founded Re-Fun Design by Xia Kai is a product design company based in Shanghai. They use experimental playful forms to create a range of furniture from a mirror to hallstand. Xia Kai says that the brand wants to ‘rethink life, to explain “things” and provide people with simple, playful, fun.’
Shanghai Fashion Week is back from the 15th – 23rd October 2014. Varied international and local brands will be showcasing their 2015 collections. Helen Lee, The Thing and Dong Liang are all local brands to keep an eye out for.