Wednesday, January 16

China Design Now

Chen Man, Preference, cover image for Vision Magazine, February 2004China Design Now, a major design exhibition to be held at the Victoria and Albert museum in London from 15 March - 13 July 2008. China Design Now will showcase some of the best in new Chinese design and look at developments in three rapidly expanding cities: Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen. It will display the work of Chinese and international designers, focussing on architecture, fashion, youth culture and graphics as well as film, photography, product and furniture design and digital media.

Exhibition content

Jiang Jun, Urban China, issue 1, cover, 2005China Design Now presents an extraordinary moment of Chinese history in the making. It brings together for the first time a broad range of some of the most exciting projects being created inside China today.

Working in collaboration with institutions and individuals in China, the V & A will explore the interplay of influences (global and local, historical and contemporary) on Chinese creativity, highlighting major cities as cosmopolitan centres where local and international practitioners are shaping today's and tomorrow's cultural landscapes.

Please visit the Victoria and Albert Museum for further detailed information.

China Design Now is an important component of CHINA NOW.

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