Category: Trends Watch
Both a Music Classroom and a Stage! New Taipei City Kuang Jen Catholic High School Resonance Valley Is a Flexible Teaching Space Meeting Diverse Needs
Wouldn’t it be even better if the classroom could also be aesthetic to complement what the students hear with what they see? New Taipei City Kuang Jen Catholic High School, which has long focused on music education, has such an aesthetic music classroom—“Resonance Valley.”
Six million individuals(visitors) gathered at Kaohsiung to celebrate the record-breaking Taiwan Design Expo, which was the largest ever and attended by the most designers to date.
Among this year’s award winners, the jury identified a number of winning design trends, which credits the awards’ role in championing the most advanced and innovative designs of the year.
This year, for the first time ever, a curator is taking the reins in organizing the 2019 Young Designers’ Exhibition — and he is going to be making some significant changes.
The Best Design winners were announced at the Grand Ceremony on November 29. Among the winning designs, this year’s jury found trends in social design, green design, and artificial intelligence, among others.
Read on to learn about seven of the winning designs and concepts, dissected in more detail, diving into each designer’s background and the creative journeys behind their winning work.
Mistroom, a studio known for its smoothly textured book covers, has won several awards in book design in the past. Their entry, “Not Just Library 2018 Admission Ticket”, also won glowing praise from well-known Japanese designer Kashiwa Sato.
With economies of scale plundering limited resources and the global trends on environmental policies, it is foreseeable that the cost of extracting raw materials will be greater than that of using renewable resources. To keep business for long term success, designers or manufacturers should be involved in circular design as early as possible, as it is unavoidable yet crucial.
Based on this sagacious industrial model, the current exhibition “Circular Design – Are You In-Circled?” outlines the globally trendiest pioneering circular design.