FUTURE CRAFT China is a collaboration between Tongji University College of Design & Innovation in Shanghai and ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, California. Student teams work together to envision new opportunities for design to revive craft traditions and create social impact with artisan communities in Shanghai, Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces.
Director/Editor - Steven J. Butler
Cinematographer - Antoine Mellinger
Produced by Designmatters at ArtCenter College of Design
This short documentary was commissioned by ArtCenter to be presented at Cumulus Conference Wuxi 2018: Diffused Transition and Design Opportunities in support of the paper presentation "Future Craft China: Design Education Bridging Local Cultural Heritage and Global Contemporary Design" written by David Mocarski, Penny Herscovitch and Dan Gottlieb.
To learn more about the project, click here ----> designmattersatartcenter.org/proj/future-craft-china/
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