GCDK De.Sign - Furniture Designer

20 mai 2016

News items

Stainless steel trays recovered in non-organic rayskins on both sides.

Size : 12 cm dia

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Wooden trays lacquered with eggshells inlays

Size : 27 cm dia & 24 cm dia

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Wooden tray lacquered and recovered in non-organic rayskin.

Size : 35 x 26 cm

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19 mai 2016

New paintings of the Moon serie

LUNAR ECLIPSE - 90 x 60 cm - Lacquer with wax finish - Details in eggshells inlays

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 BLACK MOON - 120 x 120 cm - Lacquer with wax finish

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14 mai 2016

At the Affordable Art Fair in Hong-Kong

I m present at the Affordable Art Fair in Hong-Kong until 15th May with KF Art Space around anothers artists , Kim Junsik, Nissa Kauppila, Sophie Bayeux, Guillaume Allemand, Heidi Laverty & Capucine Neouze.

http://affordableartfair.com/hongkong/

http://www.kf-artspace.com/

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28 avril 2016

Latest creation on cello box.

Cello Box in non-organic rayskin on both sides.

In collaboration with Fabrice Beluze, luthier in Beijing. Company Beluze & Snitkovski.

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19 avril 2016

During the opening at Xihai 48 Space

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Thank you for your visit.

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10 février 2016

New painting - Chinese shadow

Panel lacquered with gold leaves. Decoration in eggshells. Finition waxing.

Iron frame.

Size : 90 x 34 cm

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07 février 2016

New painting of the Moon serie

"The constellation" - Lacquer with holes engraved

Size 100 cm dia

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27 janvier 2016

In China Daily this week.

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Thank you Sun Ye for your article.

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24 janvier 2016

During the opening at Ju'Er Space

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Thank you for your visit.

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22 janvier 2016

Solo-exhibition at Ju'Er Space

I invite you to the opening party at Ju'Er space saturday 23rd january from 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm.

Hope to see you!

 

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First time I knew about eggshell inlays was in a Chinese Lacquered art work, it is fabulous. Thinnish eggshells are acting their roles in different corners, so quiet. Not hiring in knots, but astonishing glaring .
In Gwen’s eggshell series, eggshell finally be the chief actress, no swagger, only tranquil.
“Ying Xu” is inspired by the moon, which changes itself everyday. The moon waxes and wanes. But maybe you just want to see a pretty sight, or explain why the Moon has phases, or why there just is no “dark side”, at least permanently.
You will find them all in Gwen’s art works.

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我第一次知道蛋壳装裱工艺如此美丽动人,其实是在中国漆艺作品上。碎碎不均的薄薄蛋壳在角落里好生扮演着自己的角色,不招人,却出落的惊人一瞥。
Gwen的贝壳系列作品中,蛋壳这回好好的做了一回女主角,却也静谧不招摇。
“盈虚”展览作品感知于月亮的日日变化,月有阴晴圆缺。不过,也许你只是想看到一个美丽的景象,或者只是想知道月亮为何有圆缺,或者只是想弄清楚为何总看不到“黑暗的那一面”,Gwen的作品全都能告诉你真相。

 

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17 décembre 2015

Forum in the French Cultural Institut in Beijing on traditional craftsmanship.

Thank you at French Ambassy of China to have organized this forum during two days in the French cultural institut in Beijing.


"Comment transmettre les savoir-faire en les renouvelant."

Participants : 

INMA - Institut National des Métiers d'Art
ENSAD - Ecole National des Arts Décoratifs
L'Ecole Duperré
L'Université Tsinghua de Pékin
CAFA - L'Académie des Beaux-Arts de Pékin
L'Institut de la Céramique de Jingdezhen
L'Académie d'Arts et de Design de l'Université de Suzhou,
La marque de luxe Shang Xia - http://www.shang-xia.com/Le joillier - Nicolas Favard - http://www.nicolasfavard.com/Gcdk De.Sign

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http://www.faguowenhua.com/arts-et-culture/comment-transmettre-les-savoir-faire-en-les-renouvelant.html?lang=fr

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11 décembre 2015

News paintings of the Moon serie

LUNAR ECLIPSE - 90 x 60 cm - Lacquer with wax finish - Details in eggshells inlays

moon blue eclipse

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02 décembre 2015

New creation - Hangings doors

Hangings doors of Ramie fabrics decorated with eggshells. Eggshells are used as elements of "embroidery" and is carefully drawn on small fibers of fabrics. 

Size : 150 x 90 cm

Ramie fabrics produced by Summerwood. http://www.danrenpang.com/summerwood/

 

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Shadow and Transparency then take shape.

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29 novembre 2015

Open Autumn Days at my workplace

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13 octobre 2015

New creations - Hangings doors

Hangings doors of Ramie fabrics decorated with eggshells. Eggshells are used as elements of "embroidery" and is carefully drawn on small fibers of fabrics. Shadow and Transparency then take shape.

Size : 130 x 90 cm

Ramie fabrics produced by Summerwood. http://www.danrenpang.com/summerwood/

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29 septembre 2015

At the Beijing Design week until 3rd october

With Summerwood, Gcdk De.Sign is present at the Beijing Design Week to Dashilar, Tan'er hutong 40 until 3rd october.

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25 septembre 2015

Gcdk De.Sign in 时装 L'Officiel China in September issue.

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24 septembre 2015

New creation - hangings doors

Hangings doors of Ramie fabrics decorated with gold leaves and eggshells. These materials are used as elements of "embroidery"and is carefully drawn on small fibers of fabrics. Shadow and Transparency then take shape.

Size : 130 x 90 cm

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Ramie fabrics produced by Summerwood. http://www.danrenpang.com/summerwood/

 

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23 septembre 2015

Gcdk De.Sign at the Beijing Design Week 2015 - Shadow & Transparency

Having participated in the Beijing Design Week in 2012 and 2013, this year I present Shadow & Transparency.

On this occasion, I collaborate with "Xiabu", or "Summer Fabric" an independent producer of ramie's fabrics to present in particularly my latests creations with their fabrics.

for OUT

苎麻的剩余价值
Revaluate the Ramie’s Modernity

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'Xiabu’, or ‘Summer Fabric’, is a kind of hand weaved fabric, using ramie as its main material. With more than a 5000 year history in China, ramie is commonly known as ‘China Grass’ - one of the oldest vegetable fibres and originally cultivated in China. Ramie has the longest plant fibre, also with the most beautiful natural glossy texture, the quality is as high as silk, considered the "king of natural fibres." The fabric has a natural breathability, widely used in the summer season - ancient Chinese people call it the ‘Summer Fabric’.

As an independent fabric label, Summerwood goals to revive the ramie’s possibilities, through contemporary way.

This year, we invited 7 new talents to use ramie’s surplus fabrics to shape new value of this traditional handmade materials, they are fashion & accessories, fine deigned product, installation, interiors works, objects, etc. All works would be inserted to an inconvenient corner of daily life, every piece of products would be made in up-cycled way. We named it ‘for OUT’, it’s call for something out, out of present system, out of mainstream value.

This exhibition want to call people be more enthusiasm to traditional textiles, handmade, contemporary art, and more active to everyday’s life.

 

 


With ramie's fabrics, I propose draperies decorated with gold leaves and eggshells. These materials are used as elements of "embroidery" and is carefully drawn on small fibers of fabrics. Shadow and Transparency then take shape...

Continuing the same theme, I present my latest way to work the faux-shagreen. With faux-shagreen production‘s secret, I also control the transparency of the material. I can emphasis the specific grain of faux-shagreen, including its "pearl" symbol of this material.

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for OUT with MouHoo - PQ apartment - Zhigen Design - Digest Design Workshop - Heng Shu Atelier - Mobius Studio - Gcdk de.sign

Time : 23th September – 3rd October 13:00 - 19:00

Address : No.40 Tan’er Hutong, Dashilar, Beijing

 

See you there!

 

 

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22 juillet 2015

Solo-exhibition in Shenzhen

Solo exhibition in the gallery of Epsilon Art Frames in Shenzhen from 16th to 27th July.

http://www.epsilon-artframes.com/web/

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