News and Thought Pieces

A NEW LOOK FOR A NEW PLACE

What happens when you give five Threadsters some paint, a blank brick wall, and an art deco inspired sketch? Magic! Thread’s recent project, a 1920’s

IDENTITY CRISIS

Want more? Whether it’s your company’s annual networking event, a friend’s housewarming party, or just a casual night unwinding at the pub; for professionals, business

2014 HOLIDAY SEASON

For this year’s Christmas card, all bets were off– Shanghai’s most dangerous crew was at it again, spreading Christmas fear.. Sorry boys and girls…Santa was

2014 WGC-HSBC CHAMPIONS

WGC-HSBC Champipons, known as ‘Asia Major’, has exploded into the world’s top ten events. The tournament is scheduled for 6-9 November at the Sheshan Golf

IMPOSSIBLE PROJECT IN CHINA!

Do you remember Polaroid camera? Prior to the invention of Polaroid in 1948, people had to spend several days processing film before they could view

READ NOVELS IN UNDER 90 MINUTES

Interested in challenging how many words you can read in one minute? Boston-based company Spritz developed a new APP, a kind of rapid serial visual presentation

SHANGHAI TYPE

This is a project which provides a platform for designers to explore the relationship between the typeface and Shanghai by creating a .gif animation file.

DESIGN SHANGHAI

Over 150 world famous design brands will be presented in this exhibition, and about 90% have never been seen before in China. The main themes

VIE CHAT

Catering industry branding expert, Thread Design, now expands its business into Nanjing. Vie Chat (威雀), original name as Wecheers, was estabilised in 1995 and once

THREAD 2013 CHRISTMAS PHOTOSHOOT

For this years Christmas card we put our tongues firmly in our cheeks and stepped out into the cold for an autumn/winter New England style

DESIGN SHANGHAI 2013

Founded in 2000, this biannual exhibition has been successfully held for six sessions. The theme of this year’s exhibition is the ‘Aesthetics City’, primarily aiming to

CHINESE TYPOGRPAHY

In Novemeber Thread was proud to invite Sussane Zippel to come to our office to share her thoughts and observations about Chinese typography. Sussane, from

SHANGHAI BREWERY FAUX-VINTAGE DECORATION

Threadsters have been busy at work this past week, creating some vintage-inspired decoration for Shanghai Brewery. Through an extensive process that involved wood, glue, acetate,

A DATE WITH ART

Born in Dublin, Michael Craig-Martin studied fine art at Yale University. After returning to Europe in the mid-1960s, he became one of the key figures

DIFFERENT BEATLES

This 96 minute double-LP is made by the 100 copies of the first 800 pressings of Beatles’ White Album. As of the scratches and physical

WHAT HAPPENED IN HUASHAN PARK

What happens when you put 6 awesome designers, 20 black permanent markers, 1 projector, and 3 liters of beer together in one room? When Thread

100 YEARS OF DUTCH GRAPHIC DESIGN

This is the travelling exhibition organized by Museum Hilversum and Utrecht School of the Arts which brings a selection of over 40 Dutch designers to

DEEJAY BATTLE AT THREAD

For better or for worse now everyone at Thread has access to the AV cord to play music. What does this mean? Everyone can be

THREAD GET’S STUCK INTO RASPBERRY PI

Being faced with self initiated problems is something you can easily avoid – don’t create them in the first place, however that’s not really how

WHAT’S FOR LUNCH AT THREAD?

Hungry for something fresh? Here is a sneak peak on what has been going on in our office around lunch time! When we are not

THE ART OF THE BRICK

Internationally touring exhibition comes to Shanghai to showcase what can be done with a little plastic block. Expect creative statues made out of Lego by

FORWARD!

Curated by museum director Li, Feng, “Forward!” is a flurry of exhibitions including three solo shows and two group shows: “Seven Layered Shell”, “Visual Stream

MAN UTD EXHIBITION

Want to experience the frenzy of Manchester United’s excellent performances? Now you have the chance even if you are in Shanghai. Viewing huge photos printed