yung ho chang of atelier FCJZ: hulu serveware
yung ho chang of atelier FCJZ: hulu serveware
sep 17, 2011

yung ho chang of atelier FCJZ: hulu serveware

‘hulu serveware’ by yung ho chang of atelier FCJZ images ©  atelier FCJZ

beijing- based architect yung ho chang of atelier FCJZ and chinese brand JIA have created ‘HULU serveware‘, a porcelain tableware and utensil collection derived from the past use of dried ‘hulu’ gourds to scoop water and wash rice in northern china. traditionally viewed as an essential family belonging, the set intends to maintain the sense of connection created by dried gourds between everyone at the dinner table while symbolizing harmony. the formally organic set breaks the established ‘6 plate’ rule offering a creative arrangement to display food in diverse ways.

see designboom’s original coverage of yung ho chang’s ‘HULU serveware’ here.

yung ho chang of atelier FCJZ: hulu serveware bowl

yung ho chang of atelier FCJZ: hulu serveware

large plate

yung ho chang of atelier FCJZ: hulu serveware

small plate

yung ho chang of atelier FCJZ: hulu serveware tableware set

yung ho chang of atelier FCJZ: hulu serveware (left) displayed with steel rod stands (right) bowls

yung ho chang of atelier FCJZ: hulu serveware tableware and utensils

yung ho chang of atelier FCJZ: hulu serveware dinner set

from september 26th through october 3rd, 2011, designers and thinkers from across the world gather in beijing, china for the first annual beijing design week and beijing international design triennial. exhibitions, conferences, workshops and lectures across the city address the theme of ‘design beijing – good design’ for the nine-day event, which looks to transform the ubiquity of ‘made in china’ to ‘designed in china’.

beijing design week is presented by the ministry of culture, ministry of education, the china federation of literary and art circles, and the municipal government of beijing, in collaboration this year with tsinghua university.

  • how come the manufacturer JIA is not mentionned ?

    Nico says:

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