DA SHAN ZI 798 – BEIJING DESIGN WEEK 2013

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BEIJING | Located within the former factory compound Da Shan Zi 798, the area 751 D Park has become a design hub in the city hosting seminars, design showrooms and stores, as well as fashion shows. During the Beijing Design Week Da Shan Zi 798  impressive locations gather a bunch of thematic pavilions showcasing design ideas from all corners of the world. Amsterdam, this year’s guest city, showcased the best of Dutch Design in the interior of what used to be a huge tank gas. From the London’s Design Museum, Swarovski brought to Beijing the exhibition Digital Crystal. Asian artists were asked to join their European colleagues to create an installation that explored the concept of memory in the digital age.  Finally, a selection of Taiwan’s most influential designs gave proof of the creative design industry of the Formosa Island.

DUTCH PAVILION AT DA SHAN ZI 798 - AMSTERDAM GUEST CITY

From left to right photo by photo: From 1 to to 4 Hu Sheguang by Husheguang - From 5 to 7 Brogues shoes by O'quirey- From 8 to 9 Peking Express by  Alexander van Slobbe - 10 Johann Kauth (1984) - 11Job Wouters (1980).

SWAROVSKI AND THE DIGITAL CRYSTAL

From left to right photo by photo: 1 Amplify by Yves Béhar - 2 Moon Landscape by Ma Yansong of MAD Architects - From 3 to 5 Unfamiliar Mass by Hye-Yeaon Park - 6 Lolita by Ron Arad - 7 Even-hearted Balance by Shi Jianmin - 8 Crystallize by Paul Cocksedge - 9 The Milky Way by Liu Feng - 10 The Story of Time by Song Tao  -11 Thought Cloud by Maarten Baas.

DESIGN IDEAS FROM TAIWAN

From left to right photo by photo: From 1 to to 3: Han Gallery - 4: Seven Apex - 5 & 6: Solis -  7 & 8: 3,Co -  9: Cuckoo.

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