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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...

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...

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...

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...

Feng Shui

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...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...

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...

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...

Traditional Colors, Forms, and Patterns of China

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...In China, the development of color, form, and pattern has a long history, dating back to the prehistoric ages. The main elements of art and design in China consist of five essential colors, forms based on cosmogony, and a large number...

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Haruhiko Fujita

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Haruhiko Fujita is Professor of Aesthetics and Design History at Kobe Design University, and Professor Emeritus of Aesthetics at Osaka University, Japan. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christine Guth

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Christine Guth led the Asian design history strand in the V&A / RCA History of Design Programme from 2007 until 2016. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jae-Joon Han

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Chae Lee

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Wendy Siuyi Wong

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...The Encyclopedia of East Asian Design is the first English-language encyclopedia dedicated to the study of Asian design in all its rich diversity. It provides a reference work for professionals, scholars, students, and general readers who...

Yuan-qing, Tao 陶元慶 (1893–1929)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Chinese graphic designer, born in the late Qing period at Shaoxin, Zhejiang, Tao is considered one of the most influential designers from the early modern design period (1928–37) in China. Through his studies in arts, and exposure...