Light App Design: Tencent Video Live Music Invite

This is a great example of beautiful lettering and modern design: talented illustrator Mr. Geng created some spiffy animated graphics for a beautiful HTML5 light app invitation by Tencent Video (腾讯视频) / QQ Music, promoting an upcoming Live Music event. For those of you who have WeChat or a QR scanner on your mobile device,…

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Papercut Concept

Loving this playpen smartphone landing screen concept by zoe020288, selected as an Editor’s Choice on zCool. The first screen places time, day, weather and in the top right-hand corner. The following screens show alternature versions. This style is reminiscent of traditional Chinese paper cutting, an art form with centuries of history.

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The Six Robberies: CNY 2015

It’s that season: Each Chinese New Year, countless millions of city residents head back home for the holidays, and the seasonal marketing campaigns begin. This one is great (and currently much-discussed) mobile ad from Alipay (Chinese name Zhifubao, China’s Paypal equivalent) outlining the very relatble “Six Great Robberies” of visiting with family during CNY. “Why…

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wechat: the little app that’s big in china

“Okay, well, talk soon. Yeah, Awesome, I will. Cool. See ya later. Yeah. yeah. Bye. Haha, totally. Right. Love you, too. Bye.” A few years ago the human race discovered it hates ending phone calls. Course, most of us only figured that out after avoiding it became a possibility. With email, SMS and social networks,…

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