Next week from December 9-12, 2021, Design Shenzhen will open the doors to its first ever show following the success of Design Shanghai. The new trade show will celebrate the thriving, creative spirit of the city of Shenzhen, already recognized as the city of the future. Over 150 industry-leading brands and installations will be participating in the inaugural show which has been set up in a way to clearly showcase the highlights of the event. Register to get your tickets to Design Shenzhen here, and as a limited time exclusive, Design Shenzhen have offered 10 of our readers complimentary tickets, be sure to enter Other1234 at checkout.
The Features section is an inclusive area that will spotlight various fields, including installation design, interior design, home design, industrial design, design awards, art, and graphic design. This year’s theme is centered around the future of living. Design thought leaders and cultural experts will lead the discussion to explore what it means to design for longevity.
Future Home will showcase inspirational concepts for the home of the future with eight leaders from Shenzhen. FuChiao Chan will deconstruct the home to isolate the elements of what’s really needed in the home in order to create new solutions. Henk will break down boundaries with “Vanishing Space,” allowing architecture, interior, and landscape blur together. HUOMA and JANTA will present “Yin and Yang,” a video installation that will encourage visitors to question how they will think about people and life in a space when only they are left.
Sony, Panasonic, Siemens, Sonos, Bose, and Miele will participate in the show’s Smart Home feature, which will present new, cutting-edge technological solutions for the future of living with an emphasis on convenience.
The WellConnect feature of the show brings technology, science, design, and wellness together to explore new ways of living in forward-thinking homes and work spaces. Lead by Dr. David Wickette of DavidHugh, a multi-disciplinary team of design-led disruptive thinkers, this feature leans on furniture design, biomedical engineering, and neuroscience to lead the process of creating impactful and innovative solutions for health and well-being.
At the Good Design Select feature, the Good Design Awards will debut in China for the first time at Design Shenzhen. This prestigious awards competition founded in Japan will present 20 award-winning design pieces that have won Japan’s G MARK Long Life Design Award, including recognizable objects like the signature Casio watch, Adidas’ Stan Smith sneakers, and iconic PlayStation controller. These items celebrate and showcase that good design will inevitably transcend time.
Finally, to commemorate the inaugural show of Design Shenzhen and celebrate its 15th Anniversary, the Futian Xinghe COCO Park, Shenzhen’s landmark shopping mall, will present two large-scale public installations. “COCO UNIVERSE” by Chinese architecture studio ORIA will be a symbolic sculpture playing on the concepts of energy and the universe, while Shanghai-based EVA Architects will unveil “15,” a hidden …….