Dissertation > Industrial Technology > Light industry,handicrafts > Living services technology > Dietary modulation techniques and equipment > Catering equipment and management > Eating utensils

Research on Tableware Design of Symbol Based on Hebei Regional Culture

Author ChenChangHong
Tutor GaoLiQun
School Hebei University of Science and Technology
Course Art of Design
Keywords Hebei Regional Culture Product Semantics Tableware Reconstruction Metaphor
CLC TS972.23
Type Master's thesis
Year 2014
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With the improvement of living standards, while people pursuit the higher materiallife; they also put more spiritual requirements to products. Tableware as extension of thehuman hand, its design has been paid more and more attention, in hope of satisfyingthe basic functions, and makes better communication, fusion, edify and pleasure mindbetween users and products. Although the existing tableware design is very fashionableand rich, imitates foreign culture, leading to loss our own characteristics. While theimportance of tableware localization design has been recognized, it was only decoratedwith some tangible pattern, which is superficial and lacks innovation. China has richregional culture and has strong personality and distinctive features, which are theinexhaustible source to design. Designers try to tap the connotation of cultural symbolsand human behavior, analyze their customs, and integrate the local tangible or intangiblesymbol culture in tableware design, which can show the characteristics of products, andmake more people experience the habit of cultural identity.Hebei has a long history and rich cultural resources, and its cultural symbols areprominent and distinctive. Tableware design and development based on Hebei regionalcultural symbols is study, and put cultural integration into product design, pay attentionto the cultural taste and cultural content of products, which has both the modern senseand cultural background, highlights the product "added value". The tableware designprinciples are cleared further. Application of metaphor and reconstruction are applied.The innovation is not cut off the tradition, but inherits and carries forward the traditionalculture by using modern means of design. Finally, through the designexamples, the design and development of tableware should be combined with theHebei regional culture symbol, excavates the design method of tableware, whichprovides the necessary help for actual operation in the future, and finds the starting pointand research methods for the universal product design and the regional cultural symbol.

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