Industrial designer, Zhang Zhoujie, grew up in China’s countryside. With a background in traditional fine art, he claims that design has always been a part of his life. Zhang Zhoujie studied at China Academy of Art and later completed an MA in Industrial Design at Central Saint Martins, London. In 2010, he founded a digital laboratory in Shanghai to explore the latest trends in parametric design and to investigate new digital workflows that integrate the latest computer technology with Wu Wei (one of the key principles of Taoism). Read more.
If you happen to be in Milan this year, keep an eye out for Zhang Zhoujie’s process video, Birth of Digital Chair, on stand A44.