The exploratory achievements in modern China, especially from the reform and opening, are also a brand-new economic and social development mode for the world. From the new process of industrialization of Chinese Characteristics, this course will reveal the role of technology and design in the past, study it in nowadays and explore it in the future.

This course will introduce the relationship of society, commodity, technology and design in the process of reform and opening.

As an inter-medium for creation, technology and design is an indispensable industry resource. This course will also emphasize and introduce the current situation of China’s design industry, the role of design organizations in local economy, and the operation and management of design division.

Instructor
Li Xiangdong (ZJU Faculty)