Shenzhen Findings

Some curious findings from Shenzhen, posters, signs, sculptures and just weird objects I’ve met on my way.

Also this stuff directly at it’s Flickr set.

Findings from previous trips: China (July-October 2009), China (October 2008), London (july 2008), London (March 2008),

Design for Sitting

Another exhibition from ICOGRADA Beijing was about sitting in public places. I must say that most of exhibits are not just curious and good looking but pretty comfortable which I checked personally.

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ICOGRADA Beijing: China Academy of Fine Arts

I feel like I had to start with this general post about ICOGRADA event in Beijing.

The last week of October ICOGRADA and Chinese authorities organized international design congress. It was a huge event that attracted designers from all over the world. The big kick to promote China and Beijing in the world and design in China. There were  many intersting exhebitions, lectures by prominent international and Chinese designers, workshops, performances and so on.

The main venue of the event was CAFA (China Academy of Fina Arts). This beautiful building is the new CAFA Art Museum, designed by Japanese architect Arata Isozaki.

And this is the logotype of the event, stylized Chinese character “XIN”…

And further I’m going to write what it’s all about…

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