Shenzhen Design is a concept that is constantly being constructed and enriched. It includes all aspects of urban life. As the city of design, Shenzhen Design conveys the contemporary concept of life, values, and aesthetics of Shenzhen.
Shenzhen Design began in graphic design. Then the design industry, such as industrial design, fashion design, architectural design, and space design, went hand in hand to highlight their own characteristics and characteristics.
On December 8, 2008, Shenzhen was recognized as the “City of Design” by the UNESCO, becoming the first city in China and the sixth city in the world to receive this honor. In the coming days of the 40th Anniversary of the establishment of the Special Administrative Region and the 10th Anniversary of the Design Capital, the Shenzhen Design Capital Promotion Office, Southern Metropolis Daily, Shenzhen Special Zone Daily, and Shenzhen Television's "Design Capital" column jointly organized the "Shenzhen Special Economic Zone 40 years Design People 40" event.
The theme of this event is "Creative China the City of Design". With the aim of "Design changes the future Design changes life", it is the first largescale series of events commemorating the "City of Design" since the establishment of the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone.
Looking at the development of Shenzhen for 40 years, from the designer's point of view, we will summarize the features of the city of design, sort out the relationship between design and city, and the process of symbiosis between designers and cities.
Looking at the future of design capital from a designer's point of view, the series of "40 years in Shenzhen Special Zone 40 design figures" has been launched since December 2017.