Xue Tan

Design

Revolutionary Bridge Design From Wang Yaohua

Latest design from architect Wang Yaohua discusses the balance between aesthetics and functionality in architecture.
Xue Tan
4.18.12
Design

A Virtual-Looking Chair In Real Life

Designer Zhang Zhoujie generates furniture pieces that look like shiny robot spiders.
Xue Tan
4.17.12
Art

An Elegant Digital Take On Traditional Chinese Ink Painting

Hong Kong-based artist Desmond Leung creates subtle animations inspired by ancient oriental techniques.
Xue Tan
4.10.12
Art

Hidden Narrations in Photograph-Manipulated Cityscapes

Artist Xing Danwen puts role players in her urban models.
Xue Tan
3.28.12
Art

Painter Borrows Google Earth's Aerial Eye In City DNA

Lu Xinjian analyzes cities’ characteristics from above.
Xue Tan
3.23.12
Music

Sally Can't Dance: Inside China's Blossoming Music Underground

The co-organizer of music festival Sally Can’t Dance and founder of Chinese indie music platform Pangbianr envisions the future of the Chinese music industry.
Xue Tan
3.8.12
Design

The First Pritzker Prize for a Chinese Architect

This year’s Pritzker committee honors Wang Shu’s down-to-earth architecture.
Xue Tan
3.5.12
Music

Playing Music And Turntables Without Records

Japanese musician Yoshihide Otomo’s Emsemble digs deeper into turntablism.
Xue Tan
2.24.12
Art

Original Creators: Minimalist Light Sculptor Dan Flavin

We take a look at some iconic artists from numerous disciplines who have left an enduring and indelible mark on today’s creators.
Xue Tan
2.20.12
Art

The Contemporary State Of Confucian Ideas

Zhang Huan raises the question of how contemporary society reflects the ancient philosopher’s ideas.
Xue Tan
2.15.12
Design

Man And Nature Collaborate To Create Crystalized Project

Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka harnesses the beauty of natural crystals.
Xue Tan
2.11.12
Design

A Futuristic Alien Pod House Lands In Beijing

Architect Wang Yaohua explores the remaining space upon Beijing’s industrial district.
Xue Tan
2.1.12
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