China Design Museum (CDM) is founded by China Academy of Art in Hangzhou. The museum is used for the preservation, exhibition and research of Western modern design with a focus on Bauhaus, and its collection currently comprises over 7000 exemplary pieces of design work. Architect and 1992 Pritzker winner Alvaro Siza has been invited to design the new CDM building, due to be completed in 2015.
Red Dot x Xiamen International Business of Design Week 2014
"For the third time in a row, Red Dot is a major partner and co-organiser of the Xiamen International Design Business Week. From 5-8 November 2014, true to the motto ‘Design for Luxury Living’, inspiring product exhibitions, informative presentations, an exclusive design forum with renowned speakers and the Red Dot Academy invite for professional exchange, networking and entering new markets". Continue reading.
CAFA Graduate Shows 2014
This year’s CAFA graduate exhibitions are currently underway; taking place throughout the school campus until 11 June 2014. The Industrial Design Studio are hosting an extra preview night tomorrow (6 June) from 17:00-20:00, where they will present “novel applications for Xuan Paper, home fungus growing, high-tech tea making, fractal DIY bag construction, Kuaidi vehicle design, and more!”
Beijing Design Week, in collaboration with DONTSTOP architettura, presents Across Chinese Cities – Beijing, an investigation into the Chinese capital’s spatial transformations and its historical district Dashilar, as a Collateral Event of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia.
Inside Tesa 100 at the Arsenale Novissimo, Across Chinese Cities – Beijing expounds upon the complex architectural and social transformation of the city, looking at contemporary challenges between globalisation and localism, and the processes of continuous adaptation and resilience found therein, which remain paradigmatic for many contemporary cities like Beijing. Continue reading.
"Gallery ALL recently opened in downtown LA’s iconic Bradbury Building to showcase Chinese design and create an artistic dialogue that spans from East to West and around the world.
Founders Yu Wang (an architect) and Qinqyun Ma (the Dean at USC School of Architecture) named their new project Gallery ALL to emphasise their goal of creating a crossroads for emerging designers, cutting-edge experimental design, and a center for educational ideas. Walking around the light-filled space with the founders and designers, Zhoujie Zhang and Naihan Li (who are featured in the first show) proved just how significant and exciting Gallery ALL promises to be”. Continue reading.
Marc & Chantal Design recently “conceptualised, curated and designed a museum grade display, Anecdotes from The Peak – A walk through the rich heritage and natural beauty of the Peak, as a public exhibition for Wheelock Properties. The enlightening and entertaining look at Hong Kong’s past is part of a broad brand exercise for a residential project on the Peak”. Find out more.
The Night Watch Walking Tour
Catch the last few spots on this incredible walking tour:
"Join Beijing Postcards and Bespoke Beijing for this Limited Edition series of six night-time walking tours featuring never-before-published material and an exclusive post-tour exhibition. Tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis, so don’t miss out!” Find out more.