Synopses & Reviews
From the entrepreneurial spirit of individual designers to the global ambitions of a nation, China Design Now
explores how Chinaand#8217;s new design culture began, how it is developing, and where it is going.
Within the framework of three citiesand#151; Shenzhen, Shanghai, and Beijingand#151;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.
About the Author
Lauren Parker is Head of Contemporary Programs at the VandA and author of Interplay: Interactive Design
. Zhang Hongxing is a Senior curator in the VandAand#8217;s Asian Department.