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Old April 12th, 2012, 12:02 AM   #1
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Alessi's (un)forbidden city


An interesting outlook of the (un)forbidden city design line from Alessi. It's a limited edition line with various items from various rising Chinese designers.

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italian design factory alessi asked eight chinese architects to reinterpret one of the most archetypal of their products, the tray,
in order to explore the potential of chinese product design. the results were shown in an exhibition curated by gary chang
at aether art space in sanlitun for beijing design week 2011 entitled '(un)forbidden city'. gary chang was joined by chang yung ho,
liu jiakun, ma yansong, urbanus, wang shu, zhang ke, and zhang lei. all eight architects stepped away from their usual large scale
architecture projects and undertook industrial design.
"To erect a tall building is to proclaim one’s faith in the future, the skyline is a seismograph of optimism."
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Old May 6th, 2012, 12:31 PM   #2
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Mahjong table,haha!
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the italian design is the best
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