China is facing a progressive isolation disrupting travel and business due to the Corona virus outbreak. Some of the country’s international events like DesignShanghai have being canceled, multinationals like Apple and Ikea shut the their stores, the stock exchange goes on a rollercoaster and major production plants stop, pausing whole supply chains on a global scale.
Stellar Works’ 2019 collections by Neri&HU, Space Copenhagen, Yabu Pushelberg and more highlight the international imprint the the Chinese brand as well the strong links with its hometown Shanghai and Milan, the brand’s design ‘godmother’.
At Design Shanghai 2019, 10 Chinese design brands launched brand-new series inspired by millennials’ lifestyle, digital algorithms, paper clips, quirky comics and even Minions.
Vibrant colours interweave with fluid geometries within Zaha Hadid Design’s RE/Form pixelated carpets and installation at Design Shanghai.
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Null and Hot iridescent furniture design collections by Buzao are made from electroplated stainless steel and iridescent blue tinted glass.
Chinese and international creatives met at Design Shanghai 2019. On show electroplated stainless steel benches, inside-out upholstered seats, furniture tuning with the new rituals of Millennials and more…
Computer generated chairs, urban cabinets and mirroring furniture… Chinese creativity goes on show at Design Shanghai 2018.
At Design Shanghai 2017, big international companies showed off along with the status of the art of independent Chinese design. Archipanic selected 10 renown, up-and-coming brands, galleries and designers from Jamy Yang to Yuue, WUU and more.
Beijing based designer Frank Chou combines metal, wood and fabric to create neat designs for the fan chair and stool for work and home environment.
Bunnies, rhinos, buffalos and sheep make themselves at home in YUSO millennials-friendly upholstered seatings.
Videomapped trees, “archeological” suitcases and a skyline of towers by Zaha Hadid turned into a chess set…10 installations and exhibitions at Design Shanghai 2017.
LYCS architecture created CATable and other felines’ friendly designs that harmlessly tease purring pets’ curiosity with irresistible playgrounds of tunnels.
ArchiPanic interviews DesignShanghai creative directors Ross Urwin and Darrel Best on Chinese design Renaissance and Milan Design Week.
Design Shanghai 2015: a starred line-up didn’t hide the work of Chinese talents and professionals who lead independent design “Created in China”.
At Design Shanghai, Zai Ye Design presents a collection of vases that translates rounded volumes into linear profiles thank to 3D printing technology.
At Design Shanghai 2015, new brand Twenty-Fourteen presented Cocoon shelves system by Naço Architecture redefining bamboo for modern living.
At Design Shanghai, studio Frank Chou presented furniture collections that define the new “fusion” attitude of indipendent Chinese design.
Bauhaus University student Weng Xinyu created cheeky and needy furniture that misbehaves with an attitude to convey the designer’s good intentions.