Jie Zi Yuan is the graduation design work of the Luxun Academy of Fine Arts Exhibition Design Studio. In the early stages, the team discussed the design theme and wanted to design a spatial work that integrates Western and Eastern cultures.
Luxun Academy of Fine Arts Exhibition Design Studio
Over the last decade, Bluecadet has helped the Museum of the American Revolution develop their identity through graphics and interactive experiences that reaffirm their mission to tell the complete story of the Nation’s founding.
The design team provided interior design services for the new 14-story, 507,000 sq. ft University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Stead Family Children's Hospital, as well as the renovation of an existing NICU connected to the new building. The hospital houses 189 acute critical care beds, including a PCICU, a PICU, a new 56,250-square-foot NICU, imaging, dialysis, infusion and a pediatric cancer center.
The Spheres is the latest addition to Amazon’s downtown Seattle headquarters, and offers employees a work environment shared with over 40,000 plants, bringing them closer to nature as they work.
To explain this groundbreaking new building, Amazon established a free, public visitor center at The Spheres, called Understory. The name refers to the lush habitat between the rainforest floor and canopy and provides a fully immersive, 360-degree experience where visitors can get up close and personal with the science, engineering and plants behind The Spheres.
Living Computers: Museum + Labs, established by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, not only preserves and displays working vintage computers, it also aims to make technology fun and accessible to the public. With its 2016-2017 renovation and expansion, the museum wanted to reach a wider audience to round out STEM education and encourage kids—especially girls—to pursue careers in technology.
“Here to There” was a year-long final-year project at the American University of Beirut that started with an in-depth research paper and culminated in a design project.
The research evolved around understanding and studying the current situation of the Public Transportation Sector in Lebanon, specifically the Public Bus System. Through observation, the bus system in Lebanon could be described as unmaintained and underdeveloped but still depended on by certain social classes.
The first Korean co-working brand of its kind, Studio Black is an amenity-driven workshop and incubator studio that embodies a fully-integrated brand ethos while celebrating the process of craft, connectivity and the lessons found in failure.
Located where the “Paris end” of Melbourne meets the darker underground of the Russell Street laneways, the design narrative conceptualized for QT Melbourne was inspired by the site's context and the theatre of burlesque, fusing French Noir inspiration with the glamour of the QT Brand. A noir undercurrent is omnipresent across all guest touch-points, from the intriguing brand identity to the graphic installations, transforming the hotel experience into “Maison QT.”
The city symphony was desperate to revitalize an aging subscriber base with performance events that would engage a younger audience. The artistic director had heard of a concert that combined “animated video” performed with live orchestra. They wanted an original “animated video’ to be performed live and in sync with the symphony’s performance of Olivier Messiaen’s Turangalila Symphonie. This symphony is 75 minutes in length and regarded as one of the most challenging orchestral works to perform; it is also, for many audience members, one of the most difficult to listen to.
Founded in 2002, the New York Asian Film Festival is a multi-day event that features some of the finest films being made in the Asian film world, connecting New York’s most passionate film lovers with the most exciting films, directors and actors from Asia. The NYAFF rebrand project aims to create a new design aesthetic for the festival. The final design system pays homage to the festival’s commitment to connect the Western world with Asian film, culture and creative dialogue in the film community.