Diary: Design Shanghai


Over: Hay

Hay, Magis, Flos, Fritz Hansen, Alessi, Boss Design and Tom Dixon. What do the firms have in typical? This week they head to China for the launch of  Design Shanghai. The event will be held at Shanghai Exhibition Centre from 27 February to 2 March. A lot more than 150 world-renowned style brands will be presented to the Chinese audience, 90% of which have never been observed just before in China

Mr. Gu, Basic Manager of Shanghai Ar2rk Honest Ltd. co-organised  Design Shanghai with Media 10, the present is also backed by Media 10’s foremost global exhibits, including 100% Design and style London, Clerkenwell Design Week and Best Property Present. Steeped in credibility Media 10 continue to push boundaries in layout. Having firmly established itself as an business leader in creating contemporary design events in the United kingdom,  they aim to replicate its success – both in content and design – in China.


Above: lead imaginative for Design Shanghai 2014

Based mostly on the notion of Layout Shanghai 2014 ‘West Meets East’, the lead inventive of a dragon has been unveiled. As a fortunate symbol in China, the ‘dragon’ consists of some of the world’s most iconic furnishings patterns from Cappellini, Vitra, Boca Do Lobo and Fritz Hansen, to title a handful of. 3 personal dragons represent the 3 halls at the demonstrate -Contemporary Style, Classic Design and Collectible Design and style, generating a special identity for each and every part.


Over: Fritz Hansen

Above: Wallpaper* Handmade

Jaguar brings Wallpaper* Handmade to China for the first time at Layout Shanghai. The experimental show celebrates contemporary design and craft using cutting-edge techniques. Riding high on the success of the Milan, London and Miami tour creations by 5 established designers including Fredrikson Stallard, Moritz Waldemeyer, Mathieu Gustafsson, Neri & Hu and Salvatori will be on display.

Above: Isle Crawford

An substantial seminar programme of prolific Western and Eastern designers, meeting for the first time to talk about the long term of design. The most recent speakers contain Isle Crawford (appropriate), Michael Younger, John Makepeace, Lyndon Neri, Rossana Hu and many much more.

Joining the show’s advisory panel to co-spearhead the event are Ross Urwin, former Imaginative Director at Lane Crawford, and Darrel Best, Co-founder of Infrastructure, alongside Pearl Lam, Philip Dodd, Tao Song, Guangci Qu and Jessie Gu. Ross Urwin commented “I have been travelling between London, Hong Kong and Shanghai for many years. I have witnessed the fast improvement of Shanghai, and I think Shanghai is the greatest place to showcase the world’s leading patterns. Design Shanghai will be the most interesting design event in 2014!”

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