Design Society Opening
Design Society opens to the public in Shekou, Shenzhen with three inaugural exhibitions: Values of Design in the V&A Gallery, Minding the Digital in the Main Hall, and Nurturing Dreams in Recent Work: Fumihiko Maki +Maki and Associates in the Park View Gallery. A variety of activities including guided tours, talks, panel discussions, workshops and performances will be held over the opening weekend
Hello, My Name is Paul Smith
Design Museum, Modern Art Museum
Hello, My Name is Paul Smith is a touring exhibition showcasing the fashion designer's journey in building his company, as well as his stylistic tastes and eye for design. It combines the artistic and the business aspects of running a fashion brand and gives the audience a glimpse into the designer's world, helping people understand the interactions between operating within an industry as a business and within the fashion world as a designer and artist.
Wuhan Great Cities Week
Farrels, Manchester School of Architecture, University of Salford, vPPR and Zaha Hadid Architects presented at a Wuhan architecture and urban design workshop with a focus on riverside architecture and its contribution towards the success of cities; community involvement and responsible planning to make mega-cities more liveable; and responsible, environmental considerations in city planning.