Design Shanghai to curate Zaha Hadid product design exhibition

Design Shanghai has curated an exhibition to celebrate the collaborations between the late Zaha Hadid and world renowned brands as a showcase of her virtuosity and fluid geometries.

The Zaha Hadid Edition includes pieces from Lalique, David Gill, Sawaya and Moroni, ROVE, Wiener Silber and Citco.

Fontana Bowl for Lalique. Image courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects.

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Hadid created the “Zaha Hadid” label for her signature design collection by reinterpreting relationships inherent within her architecture.

Aria Gold. Image courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects.

“My product designs and architecture have always been connected; some of our earliest projects were designs for products and interiors,” Zaha said during her retrospective exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.

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Kuki chair. Image courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects.

“These design pieces are very important to me and my team. They inspire our creativity by providing an opportunity to express our ideas through different scales and through different media; an essential part of our on-going design investigation.”

Vesu Vase

Vesu Vase. Image courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects.

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New pieces for 2017 continue the fluid lines and subtle organic geometries that define the Zaha Hadid Collection, also on show at Design Shanghai that will be taking place from 8-11 March, 2017.

Zaha Hadid Architects have recently opened its Middle East headquarters in the Dubai Design District, with an opening hosted by Patrick Schumacher, design director at the firm.

“It was very important to Zaha to give back to the region,” Patrik Schumacher, principal at ZHA told visitors, who were invited to the exclusive opening of the firm’s MENA headquarters.

The London-based studio’s Beijing tower has recently reached 20 of 46 storeys, boasting the world’s largest atrium in the world, beating the current record holder, the Burj Al Arab in Dubai.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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