The Great Wall of China gets an unsettling green makeover

Bottega Veneta displayed on the Great Wall of China
(Image credit: Bottega Veneta)

Ah, the Great Wall of China – famous for its rich history and outstanding architecture. And, most recently, for being turned green by fashion house Bottega Veneta. 

The luxury fashion brand recently gave the seventh wonders of the world a makeover to celebrate the Chinese New Year, and it's fair to say it's left the internet somewhat divided. And us, frankly, a little perturbed. The digital installation adds bright green and orange hues to the ancient construction, with the screen switching between reading 'Bottega Venta' and the colourful festive Chinese message, which translates to ‘happy new year’.

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Amelia Bamsey
Staff Writer

Amelia is Creative Bloq’s Staff Writer. After completing a degree in Popular Music and a Master’s in Song Writing, Amelia began designing posters, logos, album covers and websites for musicians. She now enjoys covering a range of topics on Creative Bloq, including posters, optical illusions, logos (she's a particular fan of logo Easter eggs), gaming and illustration. In her free time, she relishes in the likes of art (especially the Pre-Raphaelites), photography and literature. Amelia prides herself on her unorthodox creative methods, her Animal Crossing island and her extensive music library.