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Jiang, Shou-Xiang (Kinor) 姜绶祥 (1963–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Jiang is a Chinese textile designer, working in Hong Kong. Graduating in 1992 from the Central Academy of Art & Design (CAFA) in Beijing, China, with a Bachelor’s degree in textile design gave Jiang a second career in design. Following...

A Historical Background of Pre-Modern China

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Chinese design historians do not believe that design is a modern invention from the West. In their view, Chinese design history originated in the Neolithic Yangshao culture (around 5000 to 3000 B.C.E.) that developed in modern Henan...

Gardens in Pre-Modern China

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Extant Chinese gardens from pre-modern times are best represented by what is called today the landscape garden type, or shanshui-yuan, which literally means “the garden of mountains and waters.” Like other landscape arts in China...

Sui, Anna (1964–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Sui is an American fashion designer, of Chinese descent. Although Anna Sui was born and educated in the United States, her designs reference both east and west, with an eclectic mix of ideas fueled by visits to flea markets in Paris...

Sacred Objects and Design in Buddhism

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 4 : Transnational and Global Issues in Asian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Buddhism began around the fourth century B.C.E., when Prince Siddhārta Gautama (also known as Śākyamuni, “the sage of the Śākya clan”) attained awakening (after which, he came to be praised as the Buddha or “the awakened one”) and began...

Traditional Ideas, Religion, and Aesthetics for Design in Pre-Modern China

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...To understand the reasons why objects are crafted in a certain way in different cultures and civilizations, it is helpful to be aware of the beliefs, cultural values, and views on nature and existence held by the inhabitants and creators...

Chunning, Guo 郭春宁 (1958–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Chinese graphic designer Guo graduated from the Central Academy of Arts & Design (now the Academy of Art & Design, Tsinghua University) and was given a position as a graphic designer in the advertising department of the state-owned...

China Red Star Design Award (2006–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...With China’s rising production output leading to its status as the world’s factory, the nation became aware of its negative international reputation for imitating products. To promote awareness of intellectual property rights...

Traditional Cultures of China

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Traditional Chinese culture, which has been evolving for five thousand years, is a complex and vast topic. Here, three major areas of distinctively Chinese ways of thinking and behavior will be addressed: (1) Chinese divination, (2...

Feng Shui

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Feng Shui (风水) is a Chinese traditional cultural philosophy and practice developed over 4,000 years ago. It literally translates as wind and water. It is a complex body of knowledge deeply rooted in Taoism and aims at selecting sites...