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— Born and raised in the countryside of Taiwan, Huang Shangzhi has been fashioning objects out of wood since he was a child. He attended a technical school in Taitung to learn carpentry before going abroad to study design in Japan. After graduating from college, he joined a Japanese interior design company that sent him to the Chinese mainland for projects ahead of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai…

Image: An interior view of Huang Shangzhi’s carpentry workshop in Shanghai, May 11, 2019, courtesy of Sixth Tone

May 14, 2019