Taidu 态度

Taidu is one of several typefaces created by Hong Workshop out of Guangzhou. “Taidu” is the Chinese word for “Attitude”, an attribute this tight-packed heiti (sans-serif) carries a lot of. It was a bit difficult to choose from Hong’s typeface library, considering they’ve got some great stuff in there, like this psychedelic typeface Sifangge: And…

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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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Watermelon Sushi

Ruolan Xia, multi-disciplinary design student at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, is one of my favorite up-and-coming Chinese designers on Behance, with a sweet student project portfolio. ‘Watermelon Sushi‘ is a visual concept for a simple design department recruitment campaign brochure and concept. The crowning glory: An optometrist’s eye chart featuring the Chinese word for “Reality”…

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