L'Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique master's students blog in China

26 April 2010    Events   Students' group projects

France-China cross-cultural design workshop 2010 « Hyperconnectivity 3.0 »

china design workshop Haier group

On Monday the 26th of April, the Chinese program of L’Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique launched a new design workshop. Dedicated to the brand « Haier », it gathers 35 design students from 5 different schools:

-   Tsinghua University 清华
-   Tongji University 同济
-   Shandong Art and Design University 山东工业美术学院
-   Qingdao University 青岛大学
-   L’Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique / China Campus 法国南特大西洋设计学院 [Read more →]

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5 April 2010    Events

Cultural exchange meeting at Qingdao University

program in china design studies

On Friday the 2nd of April, Chinese students of Qingdao University taught arts and cultural customs to students of the China based design school of L’Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique.

All of them had a lot of fun…

Program: taijiquan 太极拳, calligraphy 书法, Bejing opera 京剧, tea ceremony, traditional songs, hand-held fan dance, kite festival history, Chinese traditional legends… [Read more →]

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26 February 2010    Events   Students' personal projects

Final year design projects: Phase 3


On Tuesday the 23rd of February, 5th year students presented their final year projects to the jury. This one was made of 4 people:
- Michel Grenier, Executive director at UTSEUS Sino-European School of Technology,
- Marie-Chantal Piques, Consumer goods Manager at Ubifrance (French Embassy),
- Thibault Poyet, Design Manager at CBD (Beijing),
- Olivier Baleix, Founder and General Manager at Impacct (textile). [Read more →]

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5 January 2010    Events

Final year design projects: Phase 2

design students jury phase 2 Qingdao china

On Wednesday the 17th of December 2009, Frederic Degouzon, Head of Strategy, Research and International Development of L’Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique and Jocelyne Le Boeuf, Head of Studies came and visit the 5th year students in Qingdao. They participated in the jury of the phase 2 of student’s final year projects. [Read more →]

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2 December 2009    Students' group projects

Nicolas Hubert leads a workshop with Chinese students

china design workshop

In the middle of November, Nicolas Hubert, a 5th year student at the Chinese campus of L’Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique has organised a workshop with 8 design students from Qingdao University.

The goal of this project was to observe the Chinese way of doing design while asking the students to create a new Mandarin writing machine. [Read more →]

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3 October 2009    Students' personal projects

Nicolas Hubert won the 2009 Dalsouple international competition « Transform The Future »

Nicolas Hubert, 5th year student at L’Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique in Qingdao won the « Best Student Award » at the 2009 Dalsouple international competition « Transform The Future ».
He presented his project “Pullover”, a clothe for trees meant to protect them from agressions in public places. [Read more →]

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15 September 2009    News

L’Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique / China campus tour 2009


The Chinese campus of L’Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique is based on Qingdao University campus.

Qingdao University is a comprehensive university in Shandong Province, which was combined with the former Qingdao University, Shandong Textile Engineering Institute, Qingdao Medical College and Qingdao Teachers’ College in 1993. It comprises of 25 colleges and about 50000 students. [Read more →]

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1 September 2009    News

Qingdao school year opening 2009

Qingdao students4th year students just arrived in Qingdao where they will study design for 2 years. They happen to be 20 this year which is more than last year (14 students). They come from various backgrounds: Product design, Interior design and Interactive design.

They will leave soon to Shanghai and Beijing where they will do a 5 month-internship in their field. They will then come back to Qingdao for 2 more semesters: one filled with numerous design projects with companies like Haier, SEB-Supor and one dedicated to their personal final project.

We wish them good luck for this new year 2009. [Read more →]

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26 June 2009    Events

Summer vacations: See you next September!


On Wednesday the 24th of June, the 4th year students of the Chinese programme of L’Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique celebrated the end of the semester.
They will be back on the 31st of August to finish their diploma. [Read more →]

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24 June 2009    Students' group projects

The 4th year students presented their concepts in front of Hisense creative team


In April, Wang Difei, the design director of Hisense R&D Center asked the thirteen 4th year students to find design solutions for Hisense domestic electrical appliances, television and electronic devices to expand its markets.

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