Outstanding Urban Landscapes Of China By The Daredevil Photographer Hym Chu

Spectacular urban shots by Hym Chu, a talented self-taught photographer, Instagrammer, and street explorer from Guangzhou, China. Hym focuses on architecture, urban, landscape, and rooftop photography. He shoots futuristic and cyberpunk urban landscapes. More: Instagram h/t:


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/02/outstanding-urban-landscapes-of-china-by-the-daredevil-photographer-hym-chu/

This Cave-Like Art Gallery Has Been Built Inside A Sand Dune

A network of subterranean concrete galleries forms the UCCA Dune Art Museum, which Beijing-based OPEN Architecture has completed in Qinhuangdao, China. The building, which took three years to complete, is carved into a dune on a beach in the coastal city in northeast China. Its experimental design is emblematic of the current mood in the country, according to OPEN Architecture co-founder Li Hu. &#


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/02/this-cave-like-art-gallery-has-been-built-inside-a-sand-dune/

Foreigner Living In China Documents Their Funny Shirts

Shuang has been living in China for quite some time and in her Instagram account she provides cultural context for why things in China happen the way they do. Since her Instagram is not exclusively about fashion, we put together this gallery to show the funniest and most absurd outfit choices she has encountered. More: Instagram h/t:


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/02/foreigner-living-in-china-documents-their-funny-shirts/

Photographer Celine Liu Photoshops Herself In Images Of Celebrities Found On The Internet

Celine Liu – is a female Chinese photographer who graduated from the Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University. In her series “I’m everywhere” started in 2002, she challenges our global cultural landscape by literally integrating herself in iconic portraits in the history of photography. Moving beyond time and space, Liu is portrayed next to famous figures in history...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/01/photographer-celine-liu-photoshops-herself-in-images-of-celebrities-found-on-the-internet/

People Are Cracking Up At This Barber Who Shaved A Triangle On Client’s Head After Being Shown A Paused Video

天秀bot An unidentified man from China is probably writing a really shi**y review for a hair salon he has recently walked out of. First in Chinese media, now all over the internet, photos of the play button haircut are going viral. So far it’s unclear whether it was a savage prank or an unfortunate mistake. All that we know is that the poor guy showed his barber a paused video of a man he wanted to...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/01/people-are-cracking-up-at-this-barber-who-shaved-a-triangle-on-clients-head-after-being-shown-a-paused-video/

Colossal Snow And Ice Sculptures Of The 2019 Harbin International Snow Sculpture Art Expo

Tao Zhang/Getty Images As the birthplace of China’s ice and snow sculpture art and the first of its kind in China, Harbin Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Expo is an important part of the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival as well as one of the hottest attractions of Harbin tour. Charactered by a long exhibition period (60-70 days), high quality, new content, large scale and a lot of...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/01/colossal-snow-and-ice-sculptures-of-the-2019-harbin-international-snow-sculpture-art-expo/

A Stunning Sculptural Outdoor Pavilion For A New Property Development In China

Marc Fornes & The Very Many designed a large-scale sculptural outdoor pavilion on the elevated plaza of the Suzhou Center in China, as part of the Jinji Lake Biennial. Named ‘Boolean Operator’, the installation has been crafted from white aluminum, with the design featuring a ‘porous shell’, that casts a delicate shadow. The installation is made from 1,673 stripes (CNC cut)...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/01/a-stunning-sculptural-outdoor-pavilion-for-a-new-property-development-in-china/

Video: 100 Years of Beauty in 1 Minute: China

Video: 100 Years of Beauty in 1 Minute: China

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Hunan Province. Photo by Peter Stewart

Hunan Province. Photo by Peter Stewart

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Illustration by Claire O’Brien

The Little Donkey Without a Tail by Claire O'Brien Illustration

Heavily inspired by the rich, colourful culture and traditional costumes of South East Asia, Claire has created soft, playful illustrations depicting the stories and people she has encountered on her travels.

Inspired by the rich and vibrant folk-art and crafts of the indigenous peoples in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and China, she is particularly fascinated by the culture and traditions of the Hmong people, whose embroidered clothing is famous throughout Asia for its wonderful colour and depth.

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SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/09/illustration-by-claire-obrien/