saint etienne biennale 08: chinese contemporary design at 'flight number ten'
saint etienne biennale 08: chinese contemporary design at 'flight number ten' saint etienne biennale 08: chinese contemporary design at 'flight number ten'
nov 24, 2008

saint etienne biennale 08: chinese contemporary design at 'flight number ten'

‘basin’ by xue tao, 2007 is constructed from twisted chinese newspapers image © designboom

within the ‘flight number ten’ exhibition is the designers and continents section where designers from various countries are representing their work. ‘evolve: chinese contemporary design’ is china’s display. their exhibit takes a look at the rapid economic development, social change and western influences on the country, and how of china will be able to define a contemporary culture without abandoning its long standingtraditions amongst all this change.

the newspapers are looped and tightly woven together to build-up the object image © designboom

newspapers twisted and ready to be woven into various forms image © designboom

spindles of blown glass are used as the legs for a table image © designboom


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