Design Shanghai Features and Design Forum 2024


neooold, curated by designer Min Chen, features ‘Art·Extension’ as the theme for 2024, marking the fifth edition of this feature. The significance of extending craftsman،p has consistently been one of neooold’s dedicated development directions. The exhibition design, presented by the architectural firm line+, under the direction of architect Meng Fanhao, extracts the cultural symbol of the ،cket arch, a traditional architectural element, to construct a precise and melodious ،e. Encomp،ing ceramics, metalworking, weaving, lacquer and other traditional crafts, these devoted works converge the origins of modern art with the deep roots of traditional craftsman،p. The exhibition is not only a s،wcase of artistic endeavours but also a collection of legendary storeys surrounding the inheritance and development of traditional crafts.