“40p Static Movie – Bullet Speed”: Insane Action Photoshoot by Chen Zhun for FHM China

Back to 2008, photographer Chen Zhun for FHM China – reveals the complete anime story with all its essential elements: action, girls, guns, violence and futurism! True to the title, you can see all the photo sequences (it ties up to a cop-criminal chase with big guns, big bikes, explosions, sexy uniforms you name it) here. Let’s just say, China is really stepping up in their creative superpower...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/09/40p-static-movie-bullet-speed-insane-action-photoshoot-by-chen-zhun-for-fhm-china/

‘Vertical Forest’ in Chinese Residential Complex Becomes Mosquito-Infested Jungle

The Qiyi City Forest Garden residential complex in Chengdu, China, was supposed to be a green paradise for its residents, but two years on, the vertical forest concept has turned into a nightmare. h/t: odditycentral Back in 2018, the idea of living among dozens of exotic plants proved very exciting for the people of Chengdu, one of China’s most polluted cities, and by April of 2020 all 826 units...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/09/vertical-forest-in-chinese-residential-complex-becomes-mosquito-infested-jungle/

For the Last Decade, Artist and Collector Thomas Sauvin Recovered Discarded Negatives from A Recycling Plant Outside Beijing

Since 2009, the French collector and artist Thomas Sauvin has salvaged discarded negatives from a recycling plant on the edge of Beijing, negatives that were destined to destruction. His Beijing Silvermine archive, one of the largest archival projects in China, now encompasses over 850000 anonymous photographs spanning the period from 1985 to 2005, thus allowing the reconstruction of a large part...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/09/for-the-last-decade-artist-and-collector-thomas-sauvin-recovered-discarded-negatives-from-a-recycling-plant-outside-beijing/

Russian Literature: The Choice Of Asian Girls

For some reason, Asian girls like to take pictures of themselves with books. Quite interesting that their choice is very often Russian books – classics, scientific and technical literature… h/t: bbc, twitter “E-505 excavator repair” A Chinese woman’s choice of book in a set of posed photographs has gone viral in both her home country and Russia after internet users discovered its unusual title.


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/08/russian-literature-the-choice-of-asian-girls/

Chinese Propaganda Posters From The Cultural Revolution Ages, 1960s-1970s

Speed Up Agriculture Using Modern Machinery.” 1971. Photo credit: David Pollack / Corbis via Getty Images In 1966 Mao Zedong, the Communist leader of China, started a political campaign that became known as the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976). Mao called on China’s youth to help him purge capitalist influences and bourgeois thinking in government, teaching, the media and arts...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/07/chinese-propaganda-posters-from-the-cultural-revolution-ages-1960s-1970s/

Chinese People Taking Their Pet Cabbages For A Walk

China celebrates labor day every year on May 1. The holiday is commonly known as the May Day holiday and it spans a total of roughly 3 days (4 if you’re lucky). During the holiday, millions travel across the country and various activities are held. It’s generally an all around good time. During this year’s festival, a series of young people too hip for the rest of society were spotted dragging...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/07/chinese-people-taking-their-pet-cabbages-for-a-walk/

“Foxes Rushed Out Of The Book”: Beautiful Dreamy Illustrations Of Xi Zhang

Xi Zhang is a China-based illustrator and concept artist. She graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, China. More: Artstation, Instagram...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/06/foxes-rushed-out-of-the-book-beautiful-dreamy-illustrations-of-xi-zhang/

Hats For Social Distancing From Chinese Dynasty 1,000 Years Ago Handed Out By Paris Art Gallery To Visitors

Reuters An art gallery in Paris has sought inspiration in ancient China to help it enforce social distancing, by providing hats with winged extensions for visitors. Reuters The colourful papier-mâché hats are modelled on headgear from the Song dynasty, which ruled China between 960 and 1279, with extensions just long enough to keep wearers the one metre apart stipulated in France’s COVID-19...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/06/hats-for-social-distancing-from-chinese-dynasty-1-000-years-ago-handed-out-by-paris-art-gallery-to-visitors/

Hundreds Of Rainbow Glass Panels Emit A Rotating Kaleidoscope In A Playful Chinese Kindergarten

Building, a kaleidoscope, a whimsical project reminiscent of Wes Anderson’s films. Kindergarten by SAKO Architects is located in Tianshui, China and features 483 pieces of colored glass. It wasn’t applied just to windows but also doors and handrails inside the building. Minimalist in its form, these are the colors that offer a truly dreamy experience with a little help of natural sunlight.


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/04/hundreds-of-rainbow-glass-panels-emit-a-rotating-kaleidoscope-in-a-playful-chinese-kindergarten/

City Of Shenzhen Honors Medical Heroes Who Have Returned Home From The Front Line

Xinhua The facades of the most important buildings in Shenzhen (Guangdong Province, Southern China) featured portraits of the heroes, members of the medical teams involved in the fight against the epidemic in Hubei Province. Xinhua Xinhua Xinhua Xinhua...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/03/city-of-shenzhen-honors-medical-heroes-who-have-returned-home-from-the-front-line/