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Swiss Designers at Shenzhen Creative Week

Hypercollection by Egli Studio & Matthieu Girel

Design Switzerland at Shenzhen Creative Week

19-22 March 2019
Shenzhen Convention Hall
Hall 4, Booth 4D02
Shenzhen Creative Week

About Pro Helvetia Shanghai

Pro Helvetia Shanghai was founded in 2010 and represents the Swiss Arts Council in mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau. Its aim is to encourage dialogue between Swiss and Chinese cultural practitioners and institutions by supporting projects that enhance the exchange of knowledge and experience in the cultural field.

For the second year in a row, Pro Helvetia Shanghai organises the presence of Swiss designers to China’s leading design fair.

The Shenzhen Creative Week is a strategic platform: by introducing these young Swiss talents with Chinese manufacturers, investors, and brand managers during side events, they embrace an unique opportunity to discover China’s creative industry and gain visibility.

Swiss Designers Selected for the 2019 Shenzhen Creative Week:

  • schoenstaub offers a collection of woven carpets, printed beach towels and various home objects. Collaborating closely with leading manufacturing enterprises, schoenstaub creates products that incorporate photorealistic motives, graphic elements and fine drawings.
  • Dimitri Bähler focuses on material experimentation and regularly tests the boundaries of «traditional» design: he explores different type of production processes ranging from the low tech to the high tech, sometimes mixing them together.
  • Egli Studio & Matthieu Girel. will present «Hypercollection», a furniture ensemble with clear and simple lines which offer a flexible solution to structure any open space.

In addition to the Design Switzerland booth, Pro Helvetia also supports the presentation of Christophe Guberan’s 3D-printed inflatable work, «Liquid to Air: Pneumatic Objects», at the Design Dome.