Time & Date: 8 July – 6 August 2016, Tuesday – Saturday
10am – 1pm & 2pm – 5pm
Venue: China Cultural Centre in Sydney
Zhejiang, a province in Southeast China, is renowned for its scenic beauty andrich culture, and invigorated byits people’s desire towards the beauty of life.
Daily utensils that incorporate the features of practicality, delicacy, elegance and innovation are of embodiment of beauty of life. Designers from Zhejiang have inherited and developed ancient Chinese philosophy of “Harmony of Man with Nature”, applying the idea to their designs of daily appliances by using natural materials as silk, bamboo, wood and ceramics, which reflect an integration of traditional craftsmanship and innovative thought.
As part of the Australia Zhejiang Cultural Festival, Zhejiang Creative Design Exhibition brings excellent works created for our daily life, seeking to present the beauty and charm of its designs. Exhibited items include the “West Lake Gifts” series designs, inspired by the World Heritage — West Lake in Zhejiang Province, representing an impeccable fusion of nature and humanity. Zhejiang Creative Design Exhibition, organised by China Cultural Centre in Sydney and Zhejiang Provincial Department of Culture, is made possible to showcase the development of creative design industry in China, opening a window for a better understanding and appreciation of Eastern aesthetics, and bringing the two countries closer.