Conceptual Framework and Case Study of China's Womanese scripts Used in Culture Product Design

YaJuan Gao, WenTing Fang, Yang Gao, Rungtai Lin


Womanese scripts (also called Nushu女書) has been praised as one of the Chinese

special and secret languages, and a kind of unique characters used by women only. Designing "culture" into products will be a design trend in the global market. Based on the research of cultural and creative product design, this article analyzes Womanese scripts and artifacts from three aspects to explore new cultural product designs. Combined with the Scenario approach, this article will construct a framework for turning Cultural paradigm to Cultural product design. Taking the case of Chinese Womanese scripts, the conversion of cultural products is carried out to verify the value of the research framework. Therefore, a general framework is proposed for Womanese scripts to translate culture creative industrial design that applies to a culture product design and economic model. Besides, Womanese scripts is a kind of emotional product that can be expressed and transmitted into modern life and can increase the emotional interaction between people. This has a great significance to the cultural creative industry design and economic model, such as historical and cultural heritage.

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