The Prism Design concept for this office’s collaboration-minded interiors is “Mitochondria and chloroplasts”. The offices are split into membranes, mitochondria-inspired partitions which form the walls of a powerhouse actually visible to the naked eye: each space is built to encourage creative and strategic cross-pollination between people, their ideas and environment.
Beijing based architects ArchStudio renovated an abandoned hutong in a historic quarter of the Chinese capital, making a house with curving glass walls around internal courtyards, combining the old and new.
“By integrating traditional history and culture with modern and contemporary art, the exchange of cultures will bring people the long-cherished wish of a harmonious and peaceful life. The design of the building takes ‘harmony’ as the theme. From the architectural design to the very details, a variety of circles is presented. This is an attempt to create a new culture center integrating Cantonese culture by absorbing the special meaning of geometry in the regional context.” [Tadao Ando
An apartment designed by the Ippolito Fleitz Group in the heart of Shanghai, whose interiors boast vibrant colors, rich textures, and sinuous walls for an energetic yet cozy atmosphere overlooking the skyline of the metropolis.
Neri&Hu’s renovation in the Three On the Bund, a Shanghai institution building, transforms the Whampoa Club into a modern Chinese brasserie concept. Previously grandiose interiors are exchanged for a more subdued palette inspired by local street life, while still incorporating touches of opulence.
Wutopia Lab renovated a 543-sq-m historical house in central Shanghai without altering the original building code-protected elements. The house was reshaped into “a secret place”, a home that now includes a home office, courtyard and small private gallery.
Yard under the Tree stands under plenty of poplar trees, surrounded by walnut trees and a large vegetable field. The name of the project comes from the site environment in the countryside around Beijing. Evolution Design wanted to create an open courtyard that accommodates the surrounding trees, mountains and activities of the users.
New Everbright Center invited five excellent designers to design four guest rooms in ArtPark9. Based on distinctive design strategies from different perspectives, the four human-oriented spaces feature harmony in diversity, together interpreting ideal living environments for contemporary Asian people via oriental philosophy.
Mirrored ceilings and zigzag staircases create perplexing interiors of this original Bookstore, which is a good place to read good and new books, understand one’s life and meet friends of the same interests.
S.P.A.C.E.: Smart, Passionate, Attractive, Collaborative and Engaging. This is the design philosophy behind the new Porsche HQ in Shanghai. The project of anySCALE combines new technology and digital upgrades with tailored services for a holistic long-term outlook aimed at realizing the full potential and creativity of Porsche China’s workforce.
EASE was renovated from a miniature old city by PMT Partners: the 300-square villa has a variety of functions such as exhibitions, lodging, studios, bars, and more; and aims to be an integral part of the reconstruction of Dongshan's memory.
Respecting mother nature in a minimalist way, Atelier Liu Yuyang reuses 5 old farmhouses
to create an eco-resort nestled within a village in Guangxi, between Guilin and Yangshuo, and situated along the dramatic landscape of the Li River.
Li Xiang has gained cross-field achievements by exploring interior design as an architect, creating many designs works with commercial and aesthetic values in the culture, retail, hotel and other industries.
The new workplace of Alcai Technology is much more than an office: it’s an innovative space for coworking, business conferences, meetings, activities, presentations and even exhibitions, with a quiet and warm atmosphere.
The renowned design master Zhu Xiaojie is invited to show his works in Xiaolou on the West Bund, the most eye-catching art & culture center in Shanghai, with the aim to integrate aesthetics into life allowing more people with a passion for art to deeply feel and touch art.
The incredible development of Chinese design, the upheaval that is bringing to the furniture industry, the role of designers and the new strategy of companies, had been the topics discussed at CIFF Shanghai with renowned Chinese designers and international journalists.
Camerich, one of China's top furniture brand, invited world-renowned architect Alvaro Siza to create the Siza Pavilion, which officially made its debut at the 44th China International Furniture Fair on September 8, in Shanghai.
The 44th CIFF Shanghai came to a close at the NECC in Hongqiao with record numbers of exhibitors, visitors, and events organized, giving rise to much enthusiasm and thus establishing itself as the sector’s main source of inspiration and business platform in China and Asia at large.
After the outstanding success of the 1st edition at CIFF Shanghai 2018, Design Dream Show will continue the concept of "Time Sojourners", drawing renewed attention to the lives of contemporary younger generations.
The International Symposium will be held on 8 September 2019, during the 44th CIFF Shanghai, on the occasion of the presentation of the Camerich Pavilion designed by Álvaro Siza Vieira.