The inaugural edition of Design China Beijing opened this week with over 90 exhibitors including over 30 local Chinese designers and design brands. The event has been organised by Media 10 China who also produce Design Shanghai, Asia’s leading international design event, and saw an increased demand for a global design event in the capital following the incredible growth of Shanghai fair.

 

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Zhuo Tan, Show Director of Design China Beijing; Mike Dynan, Managing Director of Media 10 China; Wang Yudong, Deputy Director of Beijing International Design Week Organizing Committee; Lee Newton, CEO of Media 10

 

Mike Dynan, Managing Director of Media 10 China says; “We put on design fairs all over the world and it has always been a dream of ours to open a design show in this country’s great capital. We want to show the rest of the world how design is having an impact in China. It is our intention to show how China’s local Design is influencing the world and how international design is influencing China.”

 

Zhuo Tan, Show Director of Design China Beijing also comments; “We are excited to have successfully launched this new platform in Beijing that brings global design to the city as well as encourage and promote local brands and designers. Thanks to the huge support from the local design communities, we’re pleased to present the inaugural Design China Beijing during Beijing Design Week. We have been helping and will still help in creating a larger network within the Chinese design industry, and shaping this emerging design market.”