Laurence King Publishing
CONTEMPORARY CHINESE FURNITURE DESIGN
di Charlotte and Peter Fiell with Zheng Qu
CONTEMPORARY CHINESE FURNITURE DESIGN. A New Wave of Creativity
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.
> Charlotte and Peter Fiell are the authors of over 50 books on design and the visual arts, including Scandinavian Design, The Story of Design, Designing the 21st Century and the bestselling 1000 Chairs.
> Zheng Qu is an architect who worked at one of the UK’s leading architectural practices, BDP, where he set up the firm’s Shanghai office in 2010. He founded the China Design Centre in London in 2013.
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