Yin Jiulong: Digging the Past to Design the Future (Hardcover)

Yin Jiulong: Digging the Past to Design the Future By Lü Peng (Text by), Bao Qian (Text by) Cover Image

Yin Jiulong: Digging the Past to Design the Future (Hardcover)

By Lü Peng (Text by), Bao Qian (Text by)


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This illustrated book retraces the renowned and eclectic Chinese designer Yin Jiulong, featuring his prolific body of work spanning his twenty-year career.

This is the first comprehensive monograph on Yin Jiulong’s creations. Lavishly illustrated with 200 photographs and illustrations, this book provides complete documentation of the history, inspiration, and details of his eclectic career. Straddling graphic design, art, space and product design, and branding, Yin Jiulong’s creative output mixes traditional Chinese aesthetics, sought after materials, and contemporary artworks. His work has been extensively published in important magazines and newspapers such as AD, Ideat, Elle Decor, Vogue, Pattern, Life magazine, and Modern Weekly. It has also been exhibited in China, Japan, the Netherlands, and London; and at the Museum Prinsenhof Delft (Delft), Beijing Design Week, Design Shanghai, and Chengdu MoCA (Chengdu).

This volume offers beautifully photographed products and exhibition views of the designer’s charming artworks, while also featuring important projects made in collaboration with artists and fashion brands, including renowned Chinese artist Zhang Xiaogang, curator Lü Peng, and celebrated sneaker brand Feiyue.
Yin Jiulong was born in Dazhou, Sichuan Province, in 1975. He graduated from Chengdu University in 1996. He is a famous artist and designer, with a twenty-year career in the field. In recent years, he started shifting from graphic design to space and product design, focusing on cultural design, creative industries, and brand marketing. In 2021 he founded the brand Material Imagination in Chengdu.

Lü Peng born in Chongqing in 1956, is an independent art historian, critic, and curator. He teaches at China Academy of Art, Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts, and Macau University of Science and Technology. He has published some of the most important Chinese artists’ monographs and the most complete volume on modern Chinese Art History, A History of Art in 20th-century China and curated a number of solo and group exhibitions in China and internationally.

Bao Qian is an independent art critic, curator and cultural planner, graduated from China Academy of Fine Arts. She has won the Chinese Contemporary Art Theory and Criticism National prize multiple times and has participated to major national planning projects such as “Gulangyu Cultural Development Plan" and "Quanzhou Ancient City Cultural Development Plan”.
Product Details ISBN: 9788891840141
ISBN-10: 8891840149
Publisher: Rizzoli
Publication Date: March 4th, 2025
Pages: 256
Language: English