Back and From furniture set

A furniture set inspired by the 1990s Chinese memory of products

In the 1990s, China was at the crossroads of development. The industrialization impact and traditional ideas existed at the same time with a subtle balance in Chinese people’s daily life for which reflected in the 1990s Chinese product design.
The project is based on research about the product memories in the 1990s Chinese daily life by collecting and analyzing memories of Chinese iconic products and lifestyles. Through the summary of product symbols and key properties, a furniture design set inspired by the Chinese product memory of the 1990s is completed with a different focus. The project explores a way of translating a previous product memory to be an inspiration for product design in the future.

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Tianyi Wang