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MINGYU XU STUDIO is focused on furniture and lighting design. It aims to incorporate cultural heritage and traditional techniques into contemporary design. It brings bamboo weaving into modern interior spaces by rethinking bamboo objects, offering unique furniture, which is sustainable and bespoke, adding luxury and value.

Mingyu Xu

Mingyu Xu is a product and furniture designer. He began to research and explore bamboo weaving in 2016. His aim is to refresh the tradition that applying ancient bamboo weaving techniques to products and furniture in modern spaces. He graduated from the University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins, and created the ‘Parallel Forest’ collection in 2022. After graduation, he successfully launched new pieces at the Future Heritage exhibition. To great acclaim, he introduced ‘Parallel’ and ‘Stream’ collections at Salone del Mobile.


2022 MA Furniture Design, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London

2018 BA Product Design, College of Art and Design, Beijing Forestry University


2023 The Winter Collection, Mint Gallery, London

2023 The 10th Chengdu Creativity & Design Week, China

2023 Formed with Future Heritage, Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, London

2023 World Design Cities Conference, Shanghai

2023 Lethaby Gallery; Mint Gallery, London Design Festival

2023 China International Furniture Fair, Shanghai

2023 KHALIL Design Week, Stuttgart, Germany

2023 Magma Futura Gallery, Uruguay

2023 Kaleidoscope23, Tom Dixon’s New York showroom, NYCxDESIGN Festival

2023 Design Transforms, Javits Centre, New York

2023 Salone del Mobile, Milano

2022 The 9th Chengdu Creativity & Design Week, China

2022 Formed with Future Heritage, Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, London

2020 Paris Design Week

2019 the 15th China (Wuxi) International Design Expo

2018 the Joint Exhibition of 100 Schools in Chinese Graduation Season

2018 Beijing International Home Furnishing Exhibition and Intelligent Life Festival

2016 the 38th China (Shanghai) International Furniture Fair Design Exhibition


2023 Golden Prize Winner of Feeel Design World Prize

2023 Shortlist of Golden Panda Tianfu Creative Design Awards

2023 Silver Winner of International Architecture & Design Awards

2023 Shortlist of Kevin Green Hero’s at Grand Designs Live Birmingham 

2023 Runner Up of Core77 Design Awards

2023 Gold Award of Global Hua Design Award

2023 Rising Star of House & Garden

2023 Gold Award of Co-Creation Home Design Awards

​2023 Deans award, Central Saint Martins Museum

2023 Gold Award of the Eighth Bauhaus Award International Design Competition

2022 Bronze Award of Golden Panda Tianfu Creative Design Awards

2022 Winner of the Global Design Graduate Show in collaboration with Gucci

2022 Shortlist of MullenLowe NOVA Awards

2022 Shortlist of Maison/0 Green Trail Award, LVMH

2020 Shortlist of Maison&Objet Design Award

2020 Excellence prize of the Design for Sustainability with Tyvek

2018 Excellence prize of the China University Industrial Design Competition

2018 Excellence prize of the Beijing Art Graduation Season

2017 First prize of the 11th iCAN International Contest of Innovation (China)

2017 Third and Excellence Prize of the Beijing University Industrial Design Competition 


KHALIL Design Report


Diseño Interior

The Textile Eye

Financial Times

House & Garden

The World of Interiors

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