Founded in 1985, Guangdong Jimei Design & Construction Co., Ltd is a wholly-owned enterprise of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, the only art institution of higher education in South China, and the earliest art and design company established by an art institution of higher education in China after the reform and opening-up.
Over the past nearly 40 years, Jimei has become vice-chairman unit, standing governing unit, governing unit in national professional academies and associations in different creative areas, including architecture and interior design, exhibition planning and display design, sculpture and public art design, visual communication and new media design, industrial design and cultural creative product design, etc. Jimei also has become a provincial joint training base for master's degree which represents its academic status. Jimei owns national Grade-A and Grade-1 qualification certificates for architectural decoration , exhibition display and museum exhibition design and construction. being a strong and highly distinctive cultural and creative industry base in China, Jimei is regarded as the most successful model and benchmark of "industry-academia-research" combination of Chinese higher art institutions.Since its establishment, Jimei has pioneered the earliest film and television commercials, five-star hotels, large art museum and concert halls in China, which were designed and implemented by domestic (mainland) teams. Since the 21st century, Jimei has undertaken the design and construction of a large number of national, provincial and autonomous regions cultural venues, such as the China Pavilion at the World Expo in Aichi, Japan, the China Pavilion and Theme Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo, the Guangdong Hall of the Great Hall of the People, the Central Gift Museum, and the Naval Museum of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, and has deeply participated in major international cultural and sports projects, such as the Guangzhou Asian Games, the Shenzhen Universiade, the Dubai World Expo, and the Beijing Winter Olympics. Jimei has won many national awards such as the China Civil Engineering Zhan Tianyou Award, the China Interior Design Gold Medal and the China Top Ten Museum Excellence Award.
Into the new era, Jimei people will carry forward the spirit of“Adhering to contemporary academic quality. pursuing consummate creative boundaries”, remain true to the original aspiration, and fully demonstrate the responsibility and ability of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts to pay attention to reality and serve the society. Further strengthen the function of the platform of "industry-university-research" and deepen the cooperation and docking , Jimei is taking an active role in the construction of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area and the economic and cultural development of the country in the new period, and strive to create a new situation of reform and development of Jimei Company.