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Library for Kunming University of Science and Technology

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"This library is regarded as the symbolic center of the university campus. The building form resembles stacked cubes on a plinth with bi-axial symmetry and a vertical central atrium. The central circular atrium serves as the spiritual center as well as the main vertical circulation of the library". See more.

Job Opportunity: NeochaEDGE

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Shanghai creative agency NeochaEDGE are looking for exceptional people to join their team. A wide variety of opportunities are presently open, including roles in editorial, architectural/environmental/interior design and graphic design. Find out more.

Liu Yang

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Shanghai native Liu Yang is a furniture and industrial designer. She formally completed her MFA in Industrial Design at Rochester Institute of Technology, New York after receiving a BFA from East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai in 2010. She currently works for Ferber Design.

www.liuyangdesign.com

More on Wang2Mu

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Despite language barriers, the now Shanghai-based illustrator Wang2Mu does a very good job of promoting his portfolio online: the young talent recently uploaded a series of selected projects on Cargo. See more.

Duan Zhihua

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Duan Zhihua from Shanghai, a graduate of Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts, has a great portfolio of work that ranges from branding and identity, to typography and exhibition design. See more here.

More on Zhang Da

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"Designer Zhang Da and his label Boundless have long been synonymous with an intellectual yet relaxed approach to fashion. His recent Shanghai Fashion Week show for the brand’s A/W collection offered exactly that.

Da’s propositions for next season felt familiar, if not necessarily safe. He’s a designer on the constant quest for a distinctive equilibrium between the austere and the luxurious. His aesthetic is cerebral and often literary, a meditative pursuit rather than a process of embellishment – a kind of haute normcore, if you’d like”. Continue reading.

Solo Fish

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These illustrations by Solo Fish from Shanghai radiate a charming batik-style aesthetic. We are especially intrigued by the images that directly reference contemporary life. Via NeochaEDGE.

AnyWearStyle x Shanghai Fashion Week 2014

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Our friends at AnyWearStyle are doing an incredible job with documenting and reporting on Shanghai Fashion Week, which ends tomorrow. Find out what’s going on.

Sun Jun’s Traditional-ish Chinese Painted Photos

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"Young Chinese artist and fashion photographer Sun Jun takes a mixed media approach, mixing photography and painting to create a timeless sense with a distinctly Chinese visual style. His most recent work, Tea of Ancient Classics or 茶经, captures a semi-sexed-up series of scenes of runway-material models in elegant poses, the theme of which is traditional Chinese tea.

The work weaves modern fashion photography and old school Chinese landscape painting elements to form a fusion that retains a pleasing amount of dissonance. The models are wearing subdued-tone clothing designed by Shanghai-based fashion label La Vie”. Continue reading.

Design Shanghai Highlights

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Design Shanghai successfully took place earlier this month, drawing in crowds that seriously challenged the capacity of the venue. Here are some photo highlights, courtesy of Design Shanghai and EightSix.

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