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Chinese Pictograms(Revised Version)

The Pictographic Evolution & Graphic Creation of Hanzi

240 pages
Sendpoints Publishing Co Ltd
This book breaks the boundary between culture, art, and design by means of integrating the historical and cultural knowledge of Chinese characters with graphic designs. It offers a concise introduction of the invention and development of Chinese characters; teases out the glyphic characteristics and rules for creating different calligraphic styles; visualizes the glyphic evolution of 132 commonly used characters; and analyzes a selection of over 60 outstanding type designs of renowned designers. It will enable designers to maximize the expression value of Chinese characters in visuals!
Author Bio
SendPoints is a China-based publisher of design books and magazines. Representing traditional and cutting edge designs from around the world, their publications range across art and culture, graphic and product design, fashion, exhibition, interior design and architecture.