Archive: Product

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.

Li Chu | Jewellery

Posted by on 03.06.2014 in Product
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Originally from Taiwan, UK-based Li-Chu Wu trained in Metalsmithing and Jewellery Design at Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan before completing a Masters in Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Products at Birmingham City University, UK. Her current jewellery work makes use of layers of paper, which are used to evoke subtle movement and tactile qualities – natural forms and processes, says the designer, inspire each of her collections. She has exhibited worldwide, including in Germany, Portugal, Hungary, Belgium, Switzerland, USA, Taiwan, China and the United Kingdom.

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Jiangmei Wu | Folded Series

Posted by on 16.05.2014 in Product
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Jiangmei Wu is a Chinese designer from Shanghai, who originally studied at Tongji University before moving to America. Jiangmei experiments with folded paper, partly as a result of his upbringing in the 70’s and the scarcity of toys, and partly because of his studies at Tongji where students were asked to make a a structure from a single sheet of paper. From this, he has created his own series of folded lamps and installations, mostly using Tyvek.

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SuE E-Bike | Bowen Lee

Posted by on 27.12.2013 in Product

China has a huge selection of very affordable small city e-bikes. However, design is not an important aspect of any of them, and they are frequently found with stickers plastered all over them.

Bowen Lee from Wuxi saw this as an opportunity to develop a stronger bike, which functions as a rapid city runaround, whilst also looking fantastic. Bowen studies at the Jiangnan University School of Design, and SuE was his graduate project, from which they built a working prototype.

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Bandit9 Bikes

Posted by on 16.12.2013 in Product
Bandit9 are a new bikeshop out of Beijing, with an ethos of 'Made in China' being a sign of excellence. The bike is crafted by local Beijing craftsmen, who follow the creative direction of designer Daryl Villanueva. You can read an excellent interview with Daryl here, or admire some of the images below.