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Alvin Chan at AGI Open 2012
Alvin Chan looks at how one concept can cross into many different creative fields.
Oded Ezer at AGI Open 2012
In his work, Oded Ezer says, it is about putting the ego to the side and allowing the action and culture to design the object.
In recognition of World Rhino Day, Faith47 pays tribute to this majestic, but endangered animal, with a mural against a Shanghai wall.
Nendo's design of a new sportswear shop in Beijing plays with the concept of windows to create a unique spatial experience.
The Crates is a collection of mobile furniture, ideal for the modern urbanite.
Food fight: Han Feng
Fashion designer Han Feng would like to design a food culture that blends all cultures in one.
Seats of poetry
The "Manuscripts" (Seats of Poetry) by Paul Cocksedge is an installation that highlights an exchange of words, poetry and knowledge between two cultures.
The most populous city in China, Shanghai is experiencing urban development and cultural renewal on a grand scale.
Bright and shiny, Shanghai’s new Museum of Glass highlights the endless possibilities of this material.
Conviction en masse
Susie Hunt writes about China's emerging class of creative entrepreneurs who are leapfrogging the traditional agency model.
Naço Architecture has worked to once again make the Heng Shan cinema in Shanghai the place to be.
226 Hollywood Road
Studioilse's TwoTwoSix project in Hong Kong addresses real life, then upgrades it.
An exhibition of eight designers and artists explores concepts of autonomy and other critical attitudes in design.
An exploration of 21st-century multidisciplinary creative mastermind, Ai Weiwei, his outsize public persona and outspoken world views.
Han Feng is one of the most sought-after fashion designers in the world, for her clothing and accessories, as well as costume and exhibition designs.
Cultural elegance with Han Feng at DI2010
If there were a face for multi-cultural, cross-disciplinary talent then there would be no need to look further than designer Han Feng.
Big Idea, by Sandu Cultural Media, is a compilation of winning works from seven international design competitions.
Chinese graphic design student Shumeng Ye went in search of the secret history of Warrior basketball sneakers.
Past, present, future in design
Design as we currently understand and practise it is being radically changed on several levels, writes Prof John Heskett.
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