China Design Now

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V&A Pub., Mar 1, 2008 - Art - 192 pages
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From the entrepreneurial spirit of individual designers to the global ambitions of a nation, China Design Nowexplores how China's new design culture began, how it is developing, and where it is going. Within the framework of three cities-- Shenzhen, Shanghai, and Beijing--a broad range of topics is covered, including new media, fashion, architecture, and urban planning. This book is being published for a headline exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, which coincides with the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

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Chronology 19492008

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About the author (2008)

Lauren Parker is Head of Contemporary Programs at the V&A and author of Interplay: Interactive Design. Zhang Hongxing is a Senior curator in the V&A’s Asian Department.

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