Beijing Design Week a Tortona 2012

Slow Seating: Contemporary Chinese Design in Tortona Milan Design Week 2012

Beijing Design Week All this happened (more or less) as they ushered in the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Rho / Pero (Mi) and the exhibition "Slow Seating: Contemporary Chinese Design", in Zona Tortona. Over 60 works collected by the curator of the exhibition, Zhu Xiaojie, vice chairman of China Furniture Design Committee and president of Shanghai Furniture Design Committee, to launch a message taste reconciling: the world beyond the prejudices of furniture industry in China. Village Mountains In the spring of 2012, the annual Milan Design Week will be opened. The top Chinese furniture brand CAMERICH will attend the event with its concept product named “Village Mountains”. At the INTERNI LEGACY Exhibition, CAMERICH will share with the international famous designers its exploration into new design trends and notions. He and Zhang Mu Oian | Book Chair The goal is clear: to entice people to read while sitting at rest. Book Chair focuses on the combination of the two functions of display and storage of books. The structure of the Book Chair is inspired by the play of cardboard constructions, easier to assemble and work than circular shapes. Shell Chair Shell Chair combines the structure and function in an organic way, interpreting the chair as an object capable of harmoniously to meet the needs of nature | Designer Nip-Khiu Lien Unveiled at Milan Design Week 2012, Chinese architect Zhang Ke, Sinuous curves evoke the imagery of the western mountain landscape forming the seat-backs and separate niches for diverse seating experiences. Derived from ancient Chinese tales of the water dragon, the form of the piece represents a physical interpretation of the dragons’ usually invisible movement.Bruce Liu | Bodhidharma – saddle chair Bruce Liu is drawn from the analysis of categories of a 'new wisdom of the East ". The designer follows a "storyline" that represents a link between different cultures, and not merely spread only "Chinese elements". A lexicon chosen to elicit different reactions and reflections in each party. Zhang Lei | Piao-Paper Chair The Chair Piao was exposed at Wuhao Design Week 2012. The chair is made with layers of paper glued to one another - the technique used traditionally in China to create paper umbrellas. Coin Chair Zhu Xiaojie (Xiaojie study) has created the Coin Chair. Light and elegant, inspired by the circular of the Ming Dynasty chairs and expresses the ancient Chinese philosophy of "esteno circular four-sided". Harmony sofa series Utilising acrylic plastic, wood and upholstery, this mix-and-match from the organic ER series designed by Wen Miao offers a real/surreal sensibility. There’s a long history of “ponderings on the object” in Chinese scholarly pursuits. There are designers trying to reconnect with that by reinserting philosophy into design. Lunar Chair Chen Darui reveals a strong personality with his pieces: Lunar Chair, Kaleidoscope River and snow. Drinking rainbow High stool, whose base is made of a porcelain Chinese vase, tradizionalmenteusato for branches of plum blossoms | Designer: You Chen, ceramist and designer Bamboo Elegance Divan Design Chunzai designers, so the chair, the essential object in the home of China, becomes the nifty trick to show the face of creative Asian country. The invitation to sit reflects the need, increasingly felt in China, to restore a link with traditional methods and scenarios, plunged into a crisis from engulfing productive race. Work nº1 The project was curated by renowned Chinese designer Zhu Xiaojie, and shows us some new face from the asiatic giant. In words of Mr. Zhu, whom selected over 60 Chinese designers to reflect upon the significance of the chair, theme of the exhibition, as an object apt for meditation & rest. “Chairs are symbols of “home”. Reunion Chair by: Beijing Rong Lin Shi Jia Co. Ltd. “In chinese culture round table suggest a family’s reunion. Table and chairs inspired by the shape of buddhism pagoda.”Designed by SHAO Fan. “”Thus I make a new realtionship I called objects which represent this relation ship “art works”. Infatuation makes you can control your imagination brings changes, but changes can never been controlled. Adoration and abandon, commemoration and derission.” Nathan Liu | Injection Chair Feng Liu is known for its playful approach to the design and creation of 'sculptures' interiors. He coined the word 'Kidult', a contraction of 'kid' boy 'adult', which emphasizes the importance of rediscovering the innocence of children and their simple pleasures. Hou Zhengguang | Three walkers, tea table and stool A saying of Confucius says: The three people walking down the street, at least one is my teacher. The organic shape of the pieces comes from the swollen coil units, which perform multiple functions and can be assembled freely. Song Tao | Bamboo Tea Table The design of Song Tao aims to revive traditional Chinese culture with modern design furniture that goes in tracing their roots and the Chinese mind. The design of Song Tao aims to revive traditional Chinese culture with modern design furniture that goes in tracing their roots and the Chinese mind. Bob Chen | Three-leg stool The surface of the 'three-legged stool' is made of durable trunks and processed according to traditional techniques, to maintain the original feel and spirit of the trunk.The work is made by combining techniques of metalworking. This combination is intended to allow a debate on the tactile and visual perceptions, on the scale, technique, time and quality, so as to convey the philosophy and attitude to life Touchfeeling. Yun - From Yuhang The Yun by Yuhang tray is made with bamboo paper from the Yuhang province in China (the same place where the design company is based) following an ancient production process. The rigid shape has been achieved using the natural qualities of the bamboo fiber without any additives. From Yuhang This is a platform to showcase Chinese designers in the Netherlands, to promote Chinese creativity in the Netherlands and to foster mutual cooperation and collaboration between Dutch and Chinese Creative industries. Since our establishment in 2001, we have been working hard to promote environmental friendly products: non-woven products. Exerpt:Beijing Design Week All this happened (more or less) as they ushered in the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Rho / Pero (Mi) and the exhibition "Slow Seating: Contemporary Chinese Design", in Zona Tortona. Over 60 works collected by the curator of the exhibition, Zhu Xiaojie, vice chairman of China Furniture Design Committee and president of Shanghai Furniture Design Committee, to launch a message taste reconciling: the world beyond the prejudices of furniture industry in China. ..

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