Lao-Zi’s Dialectical Thinking and the Exhibition Space Design

Dongfeng LIU


Display design is a design process where all kinds of artistic techniques are used within limited space and time to convey information effectively. Aimed at creating a sound space environment for conveying information, it needs to not only create objective patterns with substantive properties, but also rationally control the organization and proportional relations between different patterns, patterns and space, space and space. Meanwhile, a display designer should also comprehensively consider the physical and mental feelings caused by his created space after intervention of subjectparticipation. Facing the complicated problems, we may get some enlightenment from the thought of dialectics in Laozi and find a way to design the specific design practice.


Laozi’s thought of dialectics; Valid and Null; Display Design; Space

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