About

The Chinese cultural background and design experience in Scandinavian countries contributes to Jinghua Zeng’s design methods. Focusing on the balance of material, form, structure and function, she is good at material exploration and furniture design. As a thoughtful designer, Zeng has never stopped taking up challenges and figured out creative ways without following traditions.

Education & Work

  • 2011-2015
    Bachelor Degree / Industrial Design, Zhejiang University
  • 2014-2015
    Exchange Student / Human-computer Interactive Design, Stockholm University
  • 2015-2017
    Designer / MZGF Furniture, China
  • 2017-2020
    Master Degree / Product & Spatial Design, Aalto University

Exhibition & Awards

  • 2013
    Greentape – Red Dot Award, Germany
  • 2016
    Clover – China International Furniture Expo
  • 2018
    Shrine – Clarion Hotel Helsinki, Finland
  • 2018
    Torii – Artek Flagship Store, Finland
  • 2018
    Torii – National Museum of Finland, Finland
  • 2018
    The forest – First Prize of Bergen Internatioanl Wood Festival, Norway
  • 2018
    Ice Age – Best Theme on Platter, France
  • 2019
    Torii – Stockholm Furniture & Lighting Fair, Sweden
  • 2019
    Torii – Vitra Store, the Netherlands
  • 2019
    Tools – Iittala & Arabia Design Center, Finland
  • 2020
    Top 10 Design Talents, China