Lianzhou Foto 2014

Posted by on 15.09.2014 in Photography

The annual Lianzhou photo festival will be taking place this year from 22nd November until 22nd December 2014. Now in its 10th year, the annual exhibition features Chinese contemporary photographers and international artists.

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Zhoushi Culture Centre | UDG

Posted by on 10.09.2014 in Architecture
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Located in Kunshan, a city just outside Shanghai, UDG have designed a new cultural arts centre. With one roof unifying the different sports programmes contained within, the architects have stretched it to form the bold orange entrance.

Palii | Molia Tsui

Posted by on 05.09.2014 in Furniture
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Molia Tsui is a furniture designer currently living in Shanghai who has produced an outdoor leisure chair from welded aluminium rods. Taking its references from classic Chinese rhythms the chair is moulded around a seated posture.

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Full Moon Lamp | E-Y Products

Posted by on 04.09.2014 in Product
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Chinese product designers, Jerry Huang and Eva Zhou established E-Y Products in 2010 as a lifestyle brand in China. Their products are firmly rooted in traditional Chinese beliefs and motifs, but bringing these ideas in the 21st century. The Full Moon Lamp is one such product, with the moon representing 'reunion' in Chinese culture.

Beijing Design Week 2014

Posted by on 03.09.2014 in Events
The top Chinese Design event of 2014 is beginning to warm up in Beijing. Beijing Design Week will be taking place from September 26th until October 3rd and for the first time will include a new Design Film Festival.

Photo Shanghai

Posted by on 02.09.2014 in Events, Photography
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Photo Shanghai is the first international art fair dedicated to photography in China. It will be arriving in Shanghai from 5th - 7th September 2014 and will feature fine art photography from around the world. Chinese talents to look out for include Yang Fudong and Huang Xiaoliang.

P-Lamp | A’postrophe Design

Posted by on 25.08.2014 in Other, Product

A’postrophe Design, run by Ivan Zhang have designed the P-Lamp, a modular lighting system which can be adjusted to suit different situations. Unusually, the aluminium unibody is used to conduct low voltage electricity to the LED lights. Each module can therefore be connected to its neighbour without the need for intrusive and bulky wires.

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O-Office Architects in Shenzhen have completed a circulation space for a gallery in the city. The building, EMG Shenzhen needed a continuous spiral staircase in the centre of the building, with the architects designing a lit ribbon of very thin stone connecting the 3 floors.