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June 29, 2008

2008 Taiwan Designers\’ Week shows potencies on innovations

Sunday, June 29, 2008

A giant floating cloud by The XRANGE Studio and a Starbucks Coffee Car by Uni-President Corporation.Image: Rico Shen.

A giant floating cloud by The XRANGE Studio and a Starbucks Coffee Car by Uni-President Corporation.
Image: Rico Shen.

Vastly different from , mainly focused on students’ designs, the 2008 2nd Taiwan Designers’ Week, a collective show organized by Taiwan Designers’ Web for industrial designs and individual design studios, took place at the Xinyi Public Assembly Hall, formally known as “Si-Si Nan Cun (in Chinese: 四四南村)” and entitled the theme of “Design & Beyond”.

Basket: PI on Basket, showed a critical issue on a trendy increase of global price index.Image: Rico Shen.

Basket: PI on Basket, showed a critical issue on a trendy increase of global price index.
Image: Rico Shen.

This professional exhibition featured topical designs including “Play with the Eating Culture”, “Wall”, “The Story of Paper-Cutting”, “Basket”, “Between On and Off”, “50 Pleasures in the Study -Dian Shin Refreshment 2008”, “Reincarnation”, and “NoName Design”, at Xinyi Public Assembly Hall; “City Yeast 2008・Balcony Project” at Xue Xue Institute from June 26th to July 8th; “Having A Perfect Life Is Easy” at Taipei Artist Village from June 27th to July 7th. In addition, The XRANGE Studio also created a giant floating cloud at Central Square of Xinyi Public Assembly Hall.

Innovative designs in this exhibition showcased different topical elements on environment, modern lifestyle, current incident, and subcultures. Those reflect the achievements by professional designers in Taiwan as Taiwan’s designs were affirmed in several international design competitions including G-mark, Red Dot, and iF.

After this exhibition, Taiwan Design Center, the show co-organizer, scheduled several upcoming competitions and shows from this August to October including “Taiwan Design Expo”, “Taiwan Design Award”, “Taiwan International Design Competition”, and “Creative Taiwan”.

Sources

Wikinews
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  • Press Release: “Introducing +250 Designers, Unveiling +250 Works, Design and beyond – Taiwan Designers’ Week 2008”. Taiwan Designers’ Web, June 27, 2008

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2008 Taiwan Designers\’ Week shows potential of innovations

Sunday, June 29, 2008

A giant floating cloud by The XRANGE Studio and a Starbucks Coffee Car by Uni-President Corporation.Image: Rico Shen.

A giant floating cloud by The XRANGE Studio and a Starbucks Coffee Car by Uni-President Corporation.
Image: Rico Shen.

Vastly different from , mainly focused on students’ designs, the 2008 2nd Taiwan Designers’ Week, a collective show organized by Taiwan Designers’ Web for industrial designs and individual design studios, took place at the Xinyi Public Assembly Hall, formally known as “Si-Si Nan Cun (in Chinese: 四四南村)” and entitled the theme of “Design & Beyond”.

Basket: PI on Basket, showed a critical issue on a trendy increase of global price index.Image: Rico Shen.

Basket: PI on Basket, showed a critical issue on a trendy increase of global price index.
Image: Rico Shen.

This professional exhibition featured topical designs including “Play with the Eating Culture”, “Wall”, “The Story of Paper-Cutting”, “Basket”, “Between On and Off”, “50 Pleasures in the Study – Dian Shin Refreshment 2008”, “Reincarnation”, and “NoName Design”, at Xinyi Public Assembly Hall; “City Yeast 2008・Balcony Project” at Xue Xue Institute from June 26th to July 8th; “Having A Perfect Life Is Easy” at Taipei Artist Village from June 27th to July 7th. In addition, The XRANGE Studio also created a giant floating cloud at Central Square of Xinyi Public Assembly Hall.

Innovative designs in this exhibition showcased different topical elements on environment, modern lifestyle, current incident, and subcultures. Those reflect the achievements by professional designers in Taiwan as Taiwan’s designs were affirmed in several international design competitions including G-mark, Red Dot, and iF.

After this exhibition, Taiwan Design Center, the show co-organizer, scheduled several upcoming competitions and shows from this August to October including “Taiwan Design Expo”, “Taiwan Design Award”, “Taiwan International Design Competition”, and “Creative Taiwan”.

Sources

Wikinews
This article features first-hand journalism by Wikinews members. See the collaboration page for more details.
  • Press Release: “Introducing +250 Designers, Unveiling +250 Works, Design and beyond – Taiwan Designers’ Week 2008”. Taiwan Designers’ Web, June 27, 2008

External Links

Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons has media about .
  • 2008 Taiwan Designers’ Week
This text comes from Wikinews. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. For a complete list of contributors for this article, visit the corresponding history entry on Wikinews.

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