Approaching a Chinese Cultural Transferring Design Model Through Analysis of Culturally Oriented Design and Its Context

  • Wenjin YaoEmail author
  • Gang Lu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9741)


This paper deals with the case studies and criteria applied to them in terms of Chinese culturally orientated design, in order to test the author’s hypotheses about cultural reflections. It develops a three-layer design model reflects Chinese cultural elements into design in terms of symbolic, behavioural and political/philosophical, through methods and analysis of values in practice. Additionally, for the readers sympathetic with a systematic design approach or cultural identitarianism, this work addresses a view of critical understanding for facing Chinese culture in design.


Chineseness Cultural transfer design Symbolic transfer Behavioural transfer Philosophical transfer 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of DesignHunan UniversityShenzhenChina

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