A spectacular compilation of the best contemporary fonts utilizing Chinese Characters or Hanzi, and their application across a wide array of design projects. In use for thousands of years and adapted for numerous other languages, these logograms are remarkably resilient when it comes to creation and manipulation.
Asian Typography showcases this with over 100 works from Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong, which all exhibit extreme innovation. From branding collateral to logo creation, print and poster design, all facets of graphic design are explored. The ultimate chapter looks to the future with experimental typography that pushes the boundaries of this ancient system with ingenuity and respect.