“ARCHITECT@WORK is an event exclusively designed for architects, designers and other industry-related professionals with a focus on innovation. The entire concept has been uniquely created by architects for architects”. ARCHITECT@WORK China will take place in Shanghai (27-28 June 2013 @ Shanghai Expo Center) and Beijing (5-6 December 2013 @ China International Exhibition Center). Find out more via China Design News.
“Founded just a few years ago in 2009, Beijing-based Christine Lau’s Chictopia has already been chosen as one of five up-and-coming Chinese designers to have their work showcased and sold on thecorner.com.cn. We caught up with the stylish designer to chat about how she got started in the fashion industry, her multicultural environment, and the ever-expanding influence of Weibo”. Via AnyWearStyle.
Guangzhou-based SendPoints Books publish and distribute design books that cover graphics, advertising, products, fashion, interiors, architecture, and landscape design. With branches in Beijing and Shanghai, and partners in over 8 countries worldwide, SendPoints “works diligently for the improvement of China’s design scene”.
Su Guangyu (or Kyle) is a fashion designer based in Beijing. Born in north China, Kyle actually spent most of his childhood in south China. He attended Guangdong University but quickly found out that formal design education was not for him: he opted to drop out after a year and worked as a designer’s assistant before moving to Hong Kong. Kyle recently returned to Mainland China to set up his own collection, so I met with him to find out more.