Essensualism Shang Xia and the Craft Spirit of Chinese Design

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Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2022-11-15
Publisher(s): Laurence King Publishing
List Price: $90.00

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This lavish and beautiful book celebrates the long and rich heritage of Chinese crafts. It explores the awakening craft spirit in contemporary Chinese design, introducing its main pioneers and proponents. Featured crafts include lacquer and eggshell lacquer, jade and agate carving, silk embroidery, cashmere felt, Dong Yang bamboo carving, furniture making, bamboo weaving and porcelain.

Author Biography

Charlotte and Peter Fiell are the authors of over 50 books on design and the visual arts, including Scandinavian Design, The Story of Design, Designing the 21st Century, and the bestselling 1000 Chairs.

Jiang Qiong Er is the founder of Shang Xia, a design and retail business at the cutting edge of arts and crafts in China with stores in Shanghai and Paris.

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