Hanyi Releases New Chinese Font “Banner Black”

Hanyi, one of China’s largest and most prestigious font foundries, recently announced the release of a new Neo-grotesque sans-serif, Banner Black (汉仪旗黑), touted as “a font that can breathe”. As translated from the Zcool release announcement, here are a few words on the design concept and background: “Hanyi Banner Black is a three-series font (long,…

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Words can be Weapons

Sponsored by the Center for Psychological Research in Shenyang to shine a spotlight on the long-term effects of gnarly words directed at children, Wordscanbeweapons.com is a killer concept executed by the Beijing branch of Ogilvy & Mather. As you scroll down the page, meany-pants Chinese phrases morph into metallic weaponry, and the sequence wraps with…

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