Jeff Dayu Shi’s “Yin Xian” Bamboo collection

Since 2009 Beijing Design Week has been a platform to spread design culture into a country whose aesthetics have been long trapped between faded echoes of past glories and mass-produced kitsch. While the discussion about a Chinese Renaissance, and how to revive traditions, takes place on TV, the path to shaping a contemporary Chinese style isn’t easy, as a fast-paced cash-hungry economy often represent an insurmountable obstacle for authentic craftsmanship.

During this year’s Beijing Design Week, Domus Tiandi Space is hosting an “Maverick,” which aims to take to the spotlight some of the most interesting examples of contemporary Chinese design. 

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