Contemporary Chinese Furniture Design: A New Wave of Creativity

R 285.00   R 885.00

Publisher: Laurence King (2019)
ISBN-13: 9781786274922
Condition: As New
Binding: Hardcover with DJ
Pages: 240
Dimensions: 27.5 x 21.8 x 2.3cm
SKU: IZa2094
Weight: 1.4kg
Price: R285.00

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Contemporary Chinese Furniture Design is the first definitive book on contemporary Chinese furniture, introducing the work of leading designers and design studios, including Chen Darui, Jerry Chen, Frank Chou, Hou Zheng–Guang, Hong Wei, Ma Yansong, Neri & Hu, Shao Fan, Shang Xia, Song Tao, Studio MVW, Xiao Tianyu and Zhang Zhoujie.

It explains how the 'New Wave' of Chinese furniture designers are looking back to their cultural roots and revitalizing traditional forms, materials and techniques in order to produce interesting and exciting contemporary furniture that is 100% Chinese.

The first definitive book on contemporary Chinese furniture design, which includes not only an in–depth analysis of historic Chinese furniture design in its introduction, but importantly relates the past to what is happening now in Chinese furniture design.

Includes individual entries, many based on in–depth interviews with leading figures within the Chinese furniture design, that provide insightful personal perspectives on the rapid evolution of Chinese furniture design over the last decade or so.

The publication of this book marks the twenty–fifth anniversary of the Furniture China expo.

"Featuring over 400 exemplary works representative of the new wave of creativity in modern Chinese furniture design. Channeling the spirit of the Song and Ming dynasties, as well as other Chinese styles and themes, the designs express a 21st Century Sinocentric national romanticism."

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