The concept of “gift” is at the heart of this design, as it employs the symbol of ribbon in the character design and background pattern visualization.
Texture: Inspiration for varying textures comes from different elements in nature—rock, water, rust, dust, and wood grain. Stories are arranged and rearranged to become new forms of existence.
Paper: You can give this piece of paper expression, even emotion.
Design 360°- Concept and Design Magazine is the first bilingual design magazine published in both Chinese and English, based in Guangzhou,China. Its contents and languages cover from East to the West and distributed in main Asian cities. In 2014, Design 360° relaunched with the brand new format in both design and editorial approach from Designer’s perspective. Thematic issues such as “Designer’s Archive”(N.49), “Design Manifesto”(N.50), “Designer’s Typeface”(N.51), Designer at Work”(N.52), “Designer’s Collection”(N.53) and “Designer’s Travel”(N.54) successfully attracted the attention in Asian design community. The themes continued in 2015 with recent issues “Designer’s Photography”(N.55), “Designer’s Music”(N.56) and “Designer for Food”(N.57). The new editorial direction penetrates design and daily lives, acting out with the spirit of “Living with Design”, whereas the new features provided an integrated and brand new in-depth angle looking at designs/designers around the world.
DynamiCity Gentype is a generative typography motion wall visualized the urban dynamics data in between Hong Kong (HK) and Shenzhen (SZ), whereas the distance from HK to SZ is just 17.15km. Referenced from the data of HK and SZ from 2012 to 2014, the letters are created by different mathematics algorithms to represent a specific social issue. These motion-type sculptures drew the attention of the citizens of HK and SZ to aware the rapid changing of their own living cities and we hope they could take a deeper insights to look into these two cities under the same country.
Fog and mist not only have caused harms to human beings, but also have effected the surviving spaces, or so called habitats of whole ecology. Trying to use linear designs to intertwine consecutively.
The only way to get rid of the bondage is by facing the problem, seeking solutions from it
According to research by the World Health Organization, China has the city with the world’s worst air pollution.At certain times, the air in big cities such as Beijing is so polluted people cannot go outside.The dirty air, known as smog, is a combination of weather conditions, fumes and smoke from cars and factories.
The smog threat, an air pollution that can no longer be ignored.
●The number of animals dying from smog-related ailments is increasing.
●Even survival masks cannot stop the smog threat.
●Smog rapidly damages human cultural assets.
The packaging is inspired by bamboo rice, a ceremonial dish in which white rice is cooked inside bamboo sections. The fragrant rice is enveloped by the natural bamboo aroma to recreate the lively energy of the Taiwanese aborigines. The dots on the bamboo denote the rhythm of life, through which people express their gratitude to the sky and pass the message around the world.
The design uses the pumpkin and the sweet potato to represent the boy and the girl, while the sun and the moon are the paragons of the aborigines, to show that love is everlasting and forever steady. The images are also adorned with totems of the seasons to symbolize that their ancestors bless their move to the next stage of life. Happiness is conveyed through the joyfulness of beautiful fruit and blooming flowers, which is also the shape of the biscuits.
The design concept is based on a magnificent indigenous headdress, combining rice cultivation and visual elements of people, scenery and objects. By adopting can packaging, different stacking combinations can increase the product fun. From seedling planting to harvest, each grain of rice represents the hard work of farmers. The human face and headdress depict a brilliant sense of achievement.
The eight rays of sunlight symbolizes a Taitung that is nurtured by the sun; the rays represent the mountains, water, plants, soil, art, people, fish, and birds. The birth of “Taitung Essence” explains the symbiosis of man and nature creating a magnificent Taitung and a spectacular source of crafts and produce.