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4–7 September, 2019

Saturday, 7 September | | Miraikan Hall

Talk | Presented in English

The Carrier of the Soul

A perhaps inevitable result of China being a nation of calligraphy is that a large percentage of Chinese typefaces are calligraphic. Over thousands of years, Chinese calligraphy has accumulated an abundance of resources for innovating and developing Chinese typefaces. Translating the unique, culturally rich art of calligraphy into practical typefaces nevertheless presents many difficulties. How to effectively develop Chinese calligraphic typefaces encompassing of a vast number of characters? Through its unremitting efforts over nearly thirty years, FounderType has created more than a hundred calligraphic types. And it will continue to forge new paths toward the future.