A steadfast belief that designers and creatives alike should understand their cultural heritage before they can evolve. Zeng Qiang of 12H looks to those who crafted before him, to forge his own path. Explore more of 12H's gracefully crafted furnishings and homeware.
"Chinese Designer Frank Chou's 'Kong' Chair Epitomizes the Best of East-West"
"The sum of these stratified bamboo veneers produces a compact piece of furniture, alluding to the countless layers of influences that shape contemporary design."
“Chou’s youth spent in Beijing plays a role in this mindset as well as the studio’s ability to straddle the line of aesthetics from both East and West.”
"Chen’s design approach is a deep synthesis of tradition and modernity, recognizing contemporary sensibilities in Song-dynasty ceramics and Qing-dynasty lacquerware."